Scott Stump TODAY contributor
If you’re looking to send a friend one of the world’s first Christmas cards, you just need a stamp and about $7,000.
At an auction on Saturday at British auction house Henry Aldridge & Son, an anonymous bidder paid £4,200, which equates to $6,846, for a card designed in 1843 that is considered part of a set of the world’s first Christmas cards. The black-and-white greeting card shows a Victorian family eating and drinking and is inscribed with the message “A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You.”
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Wonder what they had before the Christmas card. And it's becoming less used as item goes by...too bad
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