Friday, November 12, 2010

Boats, Canoes, Lighthouses

Love one another but make not a bond of love: rather let it be a moving sea between the shores of your souls ~ Kahlil Gibran


To My Valentine.

4 1/4" x 3 1/4"
circa 1910s, 1920s
Flat with Easel Stand
marked: Printed in Germany

I Love you - I would sail the ocean blue Sweetheart just to be with you.

3" x 5 1/8"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Mechanical Flat
made in USA

My Love - I can SEA You as My Dear Valentine.

3 7/8" x 4 7/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Folded
with silver glitter detailing
 
My Valentine - I'd like to SAIL into you heart.

4 3/8" x 2"
circa 1950s
Flat
marked: x-602/2

I couldn't SKIP-per date like this, for a Valentine like you.

5" x 6 3/8"
1930s
Fold-Out
made in USA


Valentine Greetings Searching for Romance

4 3/4" x 2 1/2"
dated 1935
Mechanical Flat
made in Germany


I'm H'anchor'ing for you, Valentine ~ I've an ocean of Love All for you, Valentine And you'd ought to come in - 'Cause the water's just fine!

3 3/4" x 5 3/8"
circa 1930s, 1940s
with attached metal anchor charm
French Fold
made in USA
by Gibson Brothers
marked: GB (in rectangle logo) 8428 on the back



I'm looking for my Valentine

7" x 3 3/4"
circa 1930s
mechanical card 

Lithograph by Stecher
marked '21'
made in USA

I'm all at sea Won't you be my Valentine?

5 1/4" x 5 3/4"
circa 1940s
mechanical card
made in USA


I ad-OAR you, My Valentine ~ So don't take the wind out of my sails. Be Mine!

3 1/2" x 4 1/4" (4 1/2" x 6 3/4" opened)
circa 1940s
by Doubl-Glo
Modified French Fold
made in USA



I'm PUT-PUT-PUTTING Myself Right into Your Heart Valentine!

circa 1950s, 1960s
5 5/8" x 3 1/8"
marked: P-917/4 Litho in U.S.A.



You're MOTOR me than I can say, Valentine.

circa 1930s, 1940s
made in USA

 When you're looking for a Valentine Don't SKIP the SKIPPER.

6 5/8" x 5 1/4"
circa 1940s/1950s
by Carrington
marked 'E' in tree logo


There is lots of room for two
Can't I speed away with you
If your idea's the same as mine
why not be my valentine.

3 5/8" x 3" (3" x 6 3/8" open)
circa 1930s


To my Valentine.
6 1/8" x 5 7/8"
circa 1920s/1930s
likely an unsigned Charles Twelvetrees
made in GERMANY


To my Valentine.

3 1/4" x 3 3/4"
circa 1920s
made in GERMANY


You're my Sweetheart in Every Port.

2 1/2" x 3 5/8"
circa 1920s
Flat
printed in Germany



Sailor beware I want you for mine So row off with me my Valentine.

6 5/8" x 4 1/2"
circa 1920s
Fold-Out
made in USA

Yes Sir! Blow Me Down I'll be all AT SEA without You My Valentine.

3" x 4"
circa 1930s, 1940s 
Mechanical Flat
 made in USA

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