Tag Archives: New Year

Feliz Año Nuevo

I originally bought this postcard because of the greeting in Spanish and just recently started examining it more closely. The first thing I noticed was that it has a Cuban stamp and was mailed from Cuba to the U.S. with … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Shapleigh Hardware Co.

This holiday postcard advertising Shapleigh Hardware Company’s Diamond Edge tools was sent on December 24, 1915. Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, Volume 46 of 1916 had an article on Hardware Christmas Greetings in which Shapleigh’s Christmas card and its verse were mentioned. … Continue reading

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French New Year “Carte Postale” Postcard

Bonne Année — Happy New Year I especially like this French New Year postcard because it is a postcard showing a postcard. The postcard (Carte Postale) held by the lady has the greeting “Le gui est un Porte-Bonheur” (Mistletoe is … Continue reading

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Boys’ World Sunday School Paper

This postcard has an unusual design on the address side. Father Time is showing a young boy a book with the dates 1902 and 1903 on adjacent pages. The book is resting on a cornucopia overflowing with packages labeled HAPPINESS, … Continue reading

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С новым годом — Soviet New Year Postcard

This is a Soviet New Year postcard published in 1961 by the publishing house “Soviet Artist” Moscow (изд-ва “советский художник” Москва). The artists are V. Arbekov  and G. Renkov who also designed other Soviet New Year cards. New Year postcards … Continue reading

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