Saturday, December 24, 2016

Seasons Greetings From Lew Jaffe

It is that time of year again. I want to wish each and every one of you a joyful, healthy and prosperous new year

Here are some Christmas Cards sent out by bookplate designers  bookplate collectors and others.

From Hugh Thomson
 From Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson
Designed and pencil signed 
By Rudolph Ruzica

 Designed and Pencil Signed 
By James D. Havens

Two Hand Colored  Designs
 by Hugh and Margaret Eaton

From George and Kazuko Sekine


Designed by Sonia Zwanetz


From Norman Kent
From Thomas E.French

Engraved By Stanley E. Scantlin


Mystery Christmas Card
Here's one which has bevelled gilded edges
An engraved image circa 1920
And Beautiful Calligraphy which is unreadable .
The sender's name might be  Mrs. Amanda W. Marshall.
What do you think ?
Bookplatemaven@hotmail.com

12/25/2016   I received this response to my inquiry from Russ Lura

Dear Lew Jaffe,

Seasons’ greeting to you as well.

I enjoy reading your emails; thanks.

Could the name be Amanda M. Larson rather than Marshall?

Russ Lura

12/27/2016 Here is another response from Olli Ylönen 
Dear Lew Jaffe,
Your question about the mystery Christmas card:
I read the calligraphy as Mrs. Amanda A. Carsey

Wishing You a Happy New Year,

Olli Ylönen
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