Thursday, February 11, 2016

Maker: American Colortype Company aka AC CO

She Loves me, She loves me not

3 3/8" x 4"
circa 1910s, 1920s
made in USA

by American Colortype Co


American Colortype Co often used the mark AC Co. They were founded in 1904 and active into the 1950s. Among their offerings were stereoview cards, postcards, greeting cards, chromolithographic prints, paper dolls, advertising and more. The company was large and at one point owned the Sam Gabriel Co. Some of their more sought after items were those created for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.

Dear Valentine ~ You're mine ~ I have captured your heart.

4 1/2" x 2 3/4" (4 1/2" x 5 1/2" opened) 
circa 1930s
   Single Fold
 marked: AC Co
Product of U.S.A.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Music - Singers, Choirs: Love Songs for My Valentine!

Lovin' you is automatic, I love you - and that's no STATIC.

2 1/2" x 3 3/4"
circa 1950S, 1960s

marked: Made in U.S.A.
  no other publisher's marks
but known to be a Doubl-Glo Card

Valentine No Blue Notes If you Let me HORN-IN  and Say - Be Mine!

3 1/8" x 5 1/2"
circa 1950s, 1960s
marked: Made in U.S.A.
 no other publisher's marks

♫ I sing of YOU my Valentine ♪ Now try the
♪ CHORUS "We are Valentines" ♫

6" x 4 1/8"
dated 1937
single fold stand-up
made by Carrington
in USA
'A' in tree logo