Today's telegrams have little of the charm or impact of those of days gone by. These are the forms used in times past to record your telegram's message before turning it over to the telegrapher to send it.
The front of the form features a bouquet of carnations and a rose in pinks and reds, and reads:
Mother's Day Greetings
What a nice way to send a special spring holiday message to a loved one. And it is ultimately perfect for your spring and Easter collages and assemblages.
These were produced in 1969 and they do show the appropriate fading. Most are in wonderful condition. In the upper right corner is the code:
which probably refers to the Western Union form number.
At the bottom is a tinier bouquet and the printed message::
by western union
Each sheet measures 8 inches wide by 5-3/4 inches long.