Thursday, 16 December 2010

Vintage postcard advent calendar - December 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th

I didn't quite plan to post 4 days in one but the weather in Europe this week changed my plans. Following a delayed flight to Cologne which was diverted to Frankfurt because Cologne airport was briefly closed and the plane did not have enough fuel to continue circling, we eventually arrived at Cologne some 4 hours late at 2am. This was followed by 2 days of meetings and a bit of Christmas partying, so needless to say even though I'd prepared myself to upload in my absence there was no time - I must investigate the 'post options' for a future time. Anyway, enough rambling, below are the vintage postcards and cards for December 14th - 17th.

Vintage Christmas Greetings postcard, published by Raphael Tuck, by the artist Ernest Longstaffe, c.1908.

Vintage Christmas card published by Wildt and Kray

Vintage Christmas Greetings postcard, published by Ernest Nister, c.1913

Vintage Christmas card published by Raphael Tuck

Check out my web site for the full vintage postcard advent calendar



  1. The first one by Raphael Tuck is quite striking and could be a more modern card.

  2. They are just as good when they come "lumpy" - more cards to enjoy.


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