At the same estate sale, I found other Buzza cards. Looking at the designs, I can the company's style changing and growing over time.
Here's a birthday greeting printed on a single piece of cardstock -- it doesn't open or fold.
A birthday of gladness,
Returns by the score;
May this one be better
Than ever before.
Another little birthday card shows a simple design:
And a simple verse:
I don't know just how many years
Have journeyed on with you so far,
But I know thousands couldn't make
You nicer than you are.
Speaking of an Arts and Crafts design, look at this gorgeous Christmas card by Buzza, which I found at the same estate sale:
No gift that I could give you
No message old or new
Could half express the love I hold
Deep in my heart for you.
Christmas thoughts are merry thoughts
And Christmas cheer is fine,
But all year long I think of you
And love you, Sweetheart mine.
Buzza's design shifts radically in this more realistically-styled card, featuring Santa Claus and a pair of small children who apparently live in the Arctic region:
Asking Santa to
give you the best he has
in his sack --
Here's a link to my previous blog post, which records some of the history of the Buzza Company: