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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE FOR DATING TUCK’S PRINTED PRODUCTS

1866 Company founded
1880 Logo ‘Easel and Palette’ text: "The World's Art Service"
1881 The Company became "Raphael Tuck & Sons"
±1893 Establishing a New York branch, ±1900 to bigger quarters at 122-124 Fifth Avenue.
1893 - 1901 Queen Victoria: "London, Paris, New York". "Published by Appointment to her Majesty the Queen". "Publishers by Royal Warrant to ...". "Publishers by Special Appointment to ..."
1895 "Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd"
1901 - 1910 Edward VII: "London, Paris, New York" or "London, Paris, Berlin, New York and Montreal". "Publishers to Their Majesties the King and Queen Alexandra". "Publishers to Their Majesties the King and Queen". "Publishers to Their Majesties the King and Queen and to TRH the Prince and Princess of Wales". (Edward’s son George, married to Mary in 1893).
1907 - 1913 Branch in Montreal, 9-17 St Antoine Street.
1907 - 1915 Branch in Berlin, SW.48, Wilhelmstr. 106
1912 - 1914 In an 1885 New York catalogue a Berlin branch is mentioned. Branch in Toronto (also from 6-6-1947 on?)
1910 - 1915 George V and Mary: "London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Montreal". "To Their Majesties the King and Queen and H.M. Queen Alexandra. Also: “Publishers by Royal Appointment, In Three Reigns.

The statement of the three reigns probably has been in use up to 1936.

The statement of "Their Majesties the King and Queen" may have been used in this period, see Dickens Centenary Zag-Zaw.

1913 - 1925 George V and Mary: London, Paris, New York". "To Their Majesties the King and Queen and H.M. Queen Alexandra". Alexandra died in 1925.
1925 - 1936 George V and Mary: "London, Paris, New York". "To Their Majesties the King and Queen". George V died in 1936.
1935 "To Their Majesties the King and Queen and to His Royal Highness the Price of Wales", on the Jubilee Picture Puzzle
1936 ± 1947 George VI and Elizabeth: "London, New York and Toronto". "The King and Queen and H.M. Queen Mary" or "Her Majesty Queen Mary".
1947 - 1951 George VI and Elizabeth: London, and Northampton, New York and Toronto". "The King and Queen and to H.M. Queen Mary" or "Her Majesty Queen Mary". Mary died in 1953, one year after her granddaughter Elizabeth became Queen.

Books for the American market have been marked “New York, London, Paris” without reference to the reigning King or Queen.