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Printable Merry Christmas Gift Card

Henry Cole, a lithographer from Boston, is credited with the invention of Christmas cards. In the 1880s, he produced more than five millions cards annually. His cards used a new process known as chromolithography, which allows for realistic detail and coloration. These cards were the most popular gift for friends and family in the late 1800s. There are many options to choose from, so you’re sure that one will suit your needs.

Traditionally, Christmas cards were purchased by family members and friends. They can be purchased for several pounds today. They are rare and can fetch thousands. Even the first-generation original card is considered a special piece of history that is worth the price. Surprised to learn that one Sir Henry’s earliest cards sold at over PS22,000 per annum. Today, you can purchase a first-generation Christmas Card for as low as a few thousand pounds.

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