A Happy New Year. Raphael Tuck & Sons “New Years Post Cards” Series No. 139. Art Publishers to Their Majesties the King & Queen. Printed in Saxony.
Post marked Greenfield, Mich. Dec. 31, 1908. Addressed to Mrs. [Effie Lee] Weaver, 2nd house west of 54 Tireman Ave., Detroit, Mich.
“Dec 30, ’08 Dear Mrs. Weaver, May the coming year be a happy and prosperous one for you is the wish of your friend. Sara Waffle.”
The formality of 1908 versus the informality of 2016 — cannot imagine addressing a friend by a formal title instead of by first name. Great card! The mode of address is also very interesting…