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Free Printable Christmas Bunco Cards

Henry Cole, a Boston lithographer, is credited for inventing Christmas cards. By the 1880s, he was producing more than five million cards annually. His cards were made using a new process called chromolithography which allows for realistic coloration and detail. These cards were the most popular gift for friends and family in the late 1800s. There are so many different styles to choose from that you’re bound to find one that suits your needs.

Christmas cards were traditionally purchased from family members or friends. Today, they can fetch several pounds. Rare cards can fetch thousands of dollars. Even the original first-generation card can be considered a unique piece of history and is well worth the price. It might surprise you to learn that Sir Henry’s first cards sold for more than PS22,000 per year. A first-generation Christmas card can be purchased for as little as 1000 pounds today.

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