Thursday, December 29, 2011

Children Ringing in the New Year

These two New Year postcards are from the same series, but different printings. The back of the first postcard is marked "Series 56 F" but is not marked "Made in U.S.A." The logo in the bottom left corner on the front is printed in blue and has the initials “J.E.P.” (standing for James E. Pitts) above a small circle with a “C” and a dot inside the circle. The second postcard is marked "Series 56 D" and "Made in U.S.A." on the back. The logo on the front is printed in dark brown with "Stecher Lith. Co. Roch. N.Y." around a circle with a "C" inside.

The first postcard is unused. The second is postmarked Elmwood, Wis. Dec. 30 (19?) and has this message on the back:
This is to wish you all the best for the coming year. Trusting you had a nice Xmas. I am your brother Steve and all.

1 comment:

  1. Why on earth weren’t they tucked up in bed and sound asleep?:) Lovely illustrations.


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