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JohnnyRockets
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02 Nov 2018
01:23:00pm
Hi everyone!

I'm back! We (my wife and I) have been flipping a house all summer, so I was "away" going that.

Great to be back!

I was just looking through a couple items at my desk and thought I'd post this FDC, for no other reason then that I liked it. And Christmas is coming! And that scene reminds me of "It's a wonderful life" the movie. Lastly, this FDC makes me think of Santa and his long white beard... and I'm thinking about growing a big beard, and it'll be all white! Winking




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I also like the FDC for the following:
- Interesting green/red (Christmassy!) colored shading of the characters in the drawing
- The word Christmas is in a very "rough" font, that kind of reminds me of that era and maybe even the "Flintstones"!
- It was literally issued 56 years and a day ago at EXACTLY 9:00 AM.
- Strangely, I think the adhesive "gum" marks on the envelope are cool cause they are a testament to the age of the FDC
- Nice church scene, literally reminds me of a place near where I grew up that was very festive during Christmas.


Any way, enough said! Happy


Just my 2 cents on an otherwise (maybe?) drab FDC!



JR Happy

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jrc531
03 Nov 2018
11:35:39am
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

Mr. Rockets:

This particular ArtCraft FDC is available in, at least, a dozen different varieties.

Respectfully submitted:
jrc

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03 Nov 2018
12:32:17pm
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

Christmas issues have always been very popular on Buckacover.com.

Here are a few that have found new homes:

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JohnnyRockets
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03 Nov 2018
12:40:24pm
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

Hi JRC!

Yeah, no surprise there... I don't think anyone is going to be able to accuse me of having any kind of high dollar collection!

I'm like the most casual of collectors that there probably is.

I see things and they kind of strike my fancy, so I comment about them... Kind of esoteric, for sure!

Anyway, thanks for the tip! It might be cool to collect all those varieties of that FDC for Christmas!


@Roy,

I'm just getting back to collecting after a loooong summer of work and house flipping...

I'll be heading over to BOC soon! Love your website! Happy



Thanks guys, always really appreciate your input!


JR

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malcolm197
04 Nov 2018
07:04:51am
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

A true collector !

So many ( but no doubt no-one here ) specialists take themselves far too seriously ! It is a hobby for goodness sake,not an obsession. Now for me Gardening is an obsession!

Malcolm

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JohnnyRockets
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04 Nov 2018
04:17:49pm
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

Hi Malcolm,

I greatly appreciate your reflection!

I have WAY too serious of a job that MUST be taken seriously, to EVER take a hobby seriously.

But now, exercising on the other hand... I do probably take that a bit too seriously!!! And a bit obsessive... Room for improvement there for sure...

Anyways, I digress...!

Stamps, FDCs, covers, etc. Not sure why one grabs me over the other, but they just do!

Fun stuff anyway you shake it!

Thanks again!


JR

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Tom in Exton, PA
09 Nov 2018
07:45:23pm
re: Christmas FDC - Nice one!

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How about a Christmas Day cancel?

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