Happy New Year, 1912

Happy New Year, 1912Mailed within West Virginia in January of 1912, this New Year’s postcard has written on the reverse:

Hello Jim. We are having some good frosty weather. Thermometer stood at Zero yesterday. Is some below this morning.

Good Luck

New Years postcardPublished by Julius Bien & Co., this postcard features a young woman toasting the New Year beneath a lucky horseshoe. The embossed card was mailed within the State of Maine on Dec. 31, 1910.  And I’ll take this moment to wish the best of luck to you all in 2014.

A Happy New Year

New Years postcardpostcard backEmbossed New Year’s postcard, probably dating from around 1908-12. The message on the back is difficult to read, so I’ve transcribed it below. (with grammatical errors retained)

I taught I rite and let you we are all well and hope you are the same I am taking lesans on the mandalin now ancer soon we are coming down there sone Sunday I gess this is all for this time So Bye Bye