Saturday, January 15, 2011

Don't be Chicken my little Love Bird!

  Dainty little darling Tell me, tell me true, Will you still forever, Doubt my love for you? You could make me happy, With one gentle tone, Never more to wander, True to you alone!

5 1/2" x 3 3/4"
circa 1890s, 1900s
Single Fold
dimensional layer of paper lace and decorations
Gold Detailing
No publisher's marks

It would be DUCKY to have you for my Valentine!

4 1/4" x 3 7/8"
dated 1941
 marked: made in USA

Love's Tribute - Just a word of greeting, But may it bear to you The hopes in my heart beating, Dear Valentine, for you.

3" x 3 3/8"
circa 190s, 1910s
 2-sided Flat

Oh, Pelican from the deep sea's brine - Carry oceans of love to my Valentine.

3 5/8" x 6 3/8"
circa 1930s 
Mechanical Flat
 marked: Printed in Germany
 Text refers to a 'Pelican' while image is of a penguin

Valentine  - I'm the BIRD that Loves You.  

2" x 3 7/8"
circa 1930s, 1940s
made in USA

Just HUMMING around to be your Valentine ~ I've gone DAFFY over you hope you'll learn to like me too.

2 5/8" x 5 1/8"
circa 1930s
Hummingbird and Daffodil
Mechanical Flat

Owly eyes are telling mine you will be my Valentine

5 7/8" x 4 7/8"
dated 1936
A Pair of Owls Cuddle on a Branch
marked: Made in USA

You're the bird for me Valentine.

2 3/4" x 3 1/2"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Robin in Top Hat and Shoes

To My Valentine ~ Just a little valentine A little greeting too For someone who is very nice And that someone is you.

2 1/4" x 3 3/4"
dated 1925
single fold

Coulda PHONED ya --Coulda WIRED ya -- Coulda wrote a LETTER ~ But to say "I like you lots" A VALENTINE is better!

3 5/8" x 3 5/8" (3 5/8" x 7 1/4" opened)
dated 1948
french fold
by Hallmark
marked: 5V104-4

SWALLOW your pride and be my Valentine - I'd like to be a swallow, Then dart to you and say: "I love you dearly, truly, Be my Valentine Today."

2 1/2" x 3 3/4"
circa 1930s
made in USA
by Carrington
A in tree logo

With best wishes to My Valentine ~ I'm so Bashful! The Valentine's a fine invention For bashful chaps like me, I need not even sign my name A great relief, you see.

4" x 3 7/8" (4" x 7 3/4" opened)
Made in USA
by Whitney Made
circa 1930s

To one I love.

1 3/8" x 4 3/8"
Made in Germany
circa 1920s

Just for you! ~ That's EGGzactly what I said... Be My Valentine.

3 3/8" x 5 1/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
2-Sided Flat
no publisher's marks

You're OWL I want My Valentine.

5 1/2" x 2 3/4"
circa 1940s, 1950s
Mechanical Flat 

To my Valentine. Love. The thought of you makes my heart sing ~ I want to take you under my WING.

circa 1920s, 1930s
Mechanical Stork, Crane
made in USA
Mechanical Flat  

I'm sticking my neck out to ask U, to be my Valentine.

Ostrich in zoo
made in USA

To One I Love

2 1/2" x 4 1/2"
circa 1910s/1920s
Mechanical Flat
Made in Germany

To My Valentine
I can't begin to tell you
How happy it would make me
If you would be my Valentine
And never more forsake me.

3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (6 5/8" x 4 1/2" unfolded)
dated 1921
made by Whitney Made

Everything with me is DUCKY and my friends say I'm so Lucky. My Valentine!

5 7/8" x 3 7/8"

circa 1930s/1940s

made in USA

Whose Valentine are you?
3 1/8" x 4 3/8"
circa 1930s
Made in USA

In friendship very true and sweet
This cheery valentine is sent on wings of love to greet
A charming friend of mine.

2 5/8" x 3 1/4" (2 5/8" x 6 1/2" open)
circa 1920s/1930s

 I'll have something to CROW about if you'll be My Valentine
7" x 5 3/8"
circa 1920s/1930s
mechanical rooster/chicken
made in USA


Hi Lovebird! Have a SWEET Valentine!
4 1/4" x 5 1/4"
circa 1940s/1950s
Erco Candies

Lollipop Card

Here I am my Valentine!

made in Germany
circa 1930s
Female in Top hat rides a Large Bird
Mechanical Flat  

To my Valentine Whoo says I can't stay in your Heart.

Owl pops up

circa 1930s 

Love Be Mine And I'll have Something to Crow About My Valentine.

4" x 7 3/8"
dated 1949
made in USA
mechanical flat

I'll Tell the World you are my Valentine.   

2 1/4" x 4"
circa 1960s
Marked: Made in U.S.A.
Valentine You're just what the Doctor Ordered!

6 3/4" x 3"
circa 1940s  
Mechanical Flat
marked: Made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks

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