Gorgeous antique to vintage Christmas Greeting card. Paper is high quality, hand made of cotton, with deckled edges.
Card has a beautiful plate impression. Printing process is high quality copper plate engraving and photogravure. Condition is very good (a few tiny marks in blank margins), unused and clean for the age. Card comes with a very nice clean envelope, which is antique to vintage and appears to be the original envelope to card. Approximate size is 4 inches by 6.25 inches, with image size being approximately 2.5 inches by 4 7/8 inches.The words underneath are part of the plate impression " Voybau" and " Sanssoucci " Inside verse reads " A merry Christmas and a happy New Year ". The inside inks are raised and slightly shiny, with the back of the card, showing indentation, indicating the words were put in by a woodblock printing impression. The item "ANTIQUE GERMANY SANSOUCCI PALACE BERLIN COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING CHRISTMAS CARD" is in sale since Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Vintage Greeting Cards\Unused Vintage". The seller is "soft*glow*of*moonlight" and is located in Wakefield, Massachusetts.
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