RARE ANTIQUE 1893 NEW YEAR CALENDAR FAN GREETING CARD ERNEST NISTER EXCELLENT

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 19, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

This offering is for a rare antique Victorian dated 1893 calendar fan Happy New Year greeting card marked Londen Ernest Nister . This little gem is all original including its original silk ribon holding the spokes and original silk braid and pink tassels. It is titled: A Happy New Year and features individual monthly calenders on each of the spokes along with appropriate mothly scenes at the top of each spoke. The verse that unfolds as you open the calendar and reads: Bright be thy way with flowers, sweet and showers. Hope with thee, friendship near To give thee a Happy New Year. It measures 8 1/2" accross and 4 11/2" tall. A real little gem of a New Year greeting card fan calendar 119 years old. Condition excellent. Appears unused.