Christmas postcard for Tilford's chocolate Bon Bons

Park & Tilford's Temptingly Delicious Chocolates and Bon Bons are the Best


Details and text from backside of post card

Christmas, Seasonal, Advertising - post card from chocolate company

Location: Upstate New York, U.S.A.

Logo: P&T Founded 1840

Art: Christmas caroling;

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches;

Unused; Pre-1917

Dating postcards from 1893 through the 1900s

  • 1893-1898: Pioneer era: Undivided backs
  • 1901-1907: “Post Card” imprint and undivided backs for address only with message on front
  • Private Mail Card era: The government gave permission to private printers to sell post cards
  • 1907-1915: Address and message on back with – generally –no white border
  • 1915-1930: White border – Imports from Germany had stopped by this time, and the new U.S. cards had a lesser print quality
Back of Christmas postcard for Tilford's chocolate Bon Bons