Thursday, June 26, 2008

Hunting for Love, that Sweet Little Dear!

My game is to get you for my Valentine.

3 1/8" x 4 5/8"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat
 made in USA 

I'm GUNNING for BIG GAME 'Cause I'm out to BAG....your heart, Valentine.

4 1/2" x 6"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Mechanical Flat
made in USA

I AIM to make you my Valentine Can I be Your Big shot?

2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
dated 1947
marked: made in USA

I'm out to TRAP you Be my Valentine!

3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
dated 1964
marked: 59vk-747-18
made in USA

Valentine Greetings ~
You really should have ANTLERS at least it does seem queer That you don't have a single one When you are such a DEAR!

3 3/4" x 4 1/4" (3 3/4" x 8 3/8" opened)
circa 1930s
single fold

Monday, June 16, 2008

Angling for Love: Fishing

All the romance of fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish - Harold F Blaisdell

To My Sweetheart.

3 1/4" x 3 5/8"
circa 1920s, 1930s  
   marked: Printed in Germany

To My Valentine Some Catch

2 1/2" x 2 5/8"
circa 1920s, 1930s
by Carrington
H in circle (older logo that also appears along with the better know tree silhouette on some cards)

 Be My of-FISH-ial Valentine.

3 3/4" x 4 1/4"
circa 1920s
Flat with Embossed Detailing

My Valentine If wishes were fishes I'd wish for YOU!

3" x 4 5/8"
circa 1950s
Mechanical Flat
marked: P-189

I'm hungry for your heart My Valentine.

3 5/8" x 4 3/8"
circa 1920s/1930s
Standing Pop-Out with Easel Stand
Made in Germany

Fishin' for a VALENTINE? I ain't been CAUGHT yet!

3 7/8" x 4 7/8"
circa 1950s
Marked: 1V P K-690-2

Wish you'd FALL for my line - be my Valentine.

3 1/4" x 3 5/8"
Dog Fishing for a Goldfish in a Fishbowl
circa 1950s, 1960s

PUPS you'll take the ANGLE that I'm LAZY Valentine - But chances are - I'll LAND you with this little LINE of mine!

2 3/4" x 3 7/8"
Dog hooks a heart on his fishing pole
circa 1940s
Made in USA

I'm Fishin' for your Heart, Valentine ~ So don't let me down! Be My Valentine!

3 1/2" x 4 5/8"
circa 1940s, 1950s
 French Fold
 made in USA
 by Doubl-Glo
 marked: P 1701-4

You're the one I'm trying to catch.

Featuring a small dog
circa 1920s, 1930s
 Standing Fold-Out

Rub-A-Dub-Dub, My Love's in that Tub!

Don't SOFT-SOAP me, Valentine.

4 1/8" x 2 1/2"
circa 1950s
    marked: x-903/7 Litho.
no other publisher's marks

It will PAN OUT fine If you'll be My Valentine ~ We won't always be in HOT WATER.

4 1/8" x 5 1/2"
dated 1929
 Fold Out

I'm in a LATHER over you! Dear Valentine ~ And just BUBBLING OVER with Love!

4" x 4" (4" x 8" opened)
circa 1950s
 French Fold
 made in USA
 by A-Meri-Card
marked: 5915B

Come clean and be my Valentine.

3" x 5 3/4"
circa 1930s
Bear Bathing in Tub

My Valentine Please ~ Don't tell me I'm all WASHED up.

3" x 3 3/4"
figure and dog in wash tub
circa 1940s