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Cheers! Or not: ‘Scandalous’ 1st Christmas card up for sale

This photo provided Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, by Battledore Ltd., of Kingston, N.Y., shows the first commercially produced Christmas card dated December 1843. The card, a hand-colored lithograph designed in England by John Callcott Horsley, is among the rare holiday-themed items being sold online through a consortium run by Marvin Getman, a Boston-based dealer in rare books and manuscripts, through the weekend beginning at noon on Friday, Dec. 4. (Dennis M V David/Battledore Ltd. via AP)

This photo provided Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, by Battledore Ltd., of Kingston, N.Y., shows the first commercially produced Christmas card dated December 1843. The card, a hand-colored lithograph designed in England by John Callcott Horsley, is among the rare holiday-themed items being sold online through a consortium run by Marvin Getman, a Boston-based dealer in rare books and manuscripts, through the weekend beginning at noon on Friday, Dec. 4. (Dennis M V David/Battledore Ltd. via AP)

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