SET: EASTER POST CARDS unnumbered narrow white borders, children's Easter fantasies

Set Information edit

Set Comment

u/b, embossed, 3 backs (2 styles of set title), come PRINTED IN GERMANY, come rarely with completely plain backs, greeting overprints in gilt

First Use:26/03/1907
Sold As
12 images, probably sold in packets of 6 cards
Where Sold
United States of America, Canada

Cards in Set

boy & girl stand behind wooden fence exaggerated chicks around & coloured eggs on plate
boy & girl stand behind wooden fence exaggerated chicks around & coloured eggs on plate
Card Comment

LOVING EASTER GREETINGS

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
boy in blue stands holding sparse pussy-willow, 6 chicks exit large white egg
boy in blue stands holding sparse pussy-willow, 6 chicks exit large white egg
Card Comment

A BRIGHT AND HAPPY EASTER

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
boy in white crawls out of giant easter egg
boy in white crawls out of giant easter egg
Card Comment

A HAPPY EASTERTIDE

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
boy in white stands left reaching up, girl sits right holding exaggerated daisies, both look up at three chicks
boy in white stands left reaching up, girl sits right holding exaggerated daisies, both look up at three chicks
Card Comment

A HAPPY EASTERTIDE or EASTER GREETING, blank back does not scan

Orientation
Vertical
boy reaches through hole in fence to two exaggerated chicks, pussy-willow in beak & around
boy reaches through hole in fence to two exaggerated chicks, pussy-willow in beak & around
Card Comment

A BRIGHT AND BLESSED EASTER TO YOU or A HAPPY EASTER

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
boy stands holding 3 exaggerated daisies whilst looking up at 3 chicks on branch above, hen also looks up, Easter eggs on grass
boy stands holding 3 exaggerated daisies whilst looking up at 3 chicks on branch above, hen also looks up, Easter eggs on grass
Card Comment

A HAPPY EASTER or EASTER WISHES, cmes glittered

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
boy stands with blue cart, exaggerated violets & large easter eggs, chick runs left below
boy stands with blue cart, exaggerated violets & large easter eggs, chick runs left below
Card Comment

WITH BEST EASTER WISHES (2 styles)

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
girl in pink dress under white pinafore has basket on her arm, holding letter & exaggerated violets, cockerel observes easter eggs & crocus below
girl in  pink dress under white pinafore has basket on her arm, holding letter & exaggerated violets, cockerel observes easter eggs & crocus below
Card Comment

TO WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER or WITH BEST EASTER WISHES

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
girl in pink with white apron holds 2 exaggerated violets up to 3 chicks on branch with exaggerated catkins, 3 chicks & 3 easter eggs below
girl in pink with white apron holds 2 exaggerated violets up to 3 chicks on branch with exaggerated catkins, 3 chicks & 3 easter eggs below
Card Comment

A HAPPY EASTER or EASTER GREETINGS or LOVING EASTER GREETINGS

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
two boys roll giant Easter egg up hill, 5 chicks & pussy-willow below
two boys roll giant Easter egg up hill, 5 chicks & pussy-willow below
Card Comment

EASTER WISHES

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
two boys sit on gigantic purple Easter egg, girl sits right with exaggerated 4 leaf clover, other eggs on grass
two boys sit on gigantic purple Easter egg, girl sits right with exaggerated 4 leaf clover, other eggs on grass
Card Comment

A HAPPY EASTER TO YOU or TO WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
two boys walk left carrying giant white egg slung from a pole
two boys walk left carrying giant white egg slung from a pole
Card Comment

EASTER GREETINGS

Estimate
$4.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical