Thursday, July 8, 2010

Angelic Love - Angels and Cupids on Vintage and Antique Valentines

To My Valentine ~ Valentine Greetings ~ Fate cannot keep us now apart For Cupid offers you my heart.

2 3/4" x 4"
circa 1900s, 1910s
marked: C.
Made in Germany

Have a Little Pity on My Poor Heart and be my Valentine.

5 1/4" x 3 3/8"
circa 1910s
   Divided Back
 no publisher's marks

 See, Cupid is bringing a present, my sweet, 'Tis my heart he is bearing to lay at your feet.

3 3/8" x 5 3/8"
circa 1912
Raphael Tuck and Sons
Post Card Series No. 154
"Love's Delight"
Originally sold in set of 3

 Looking For a Valentine.

2 1/4" x 4"
circa 1910s, 1920s

 To my Valentine

2" x 3 7/8"
circa 1910s
smoking cupid
attributed to Jason Freixas
(a few sources spell the last name differently, moving the 'i' to the other side of the 'x': Jason Frexias)
made in Germany

To my Valentine ~ When Cupid knocks at your house, Don't let him turn away Sad-heartedly concluding, "Nobody home to-day."

3 1/4" x 2 5/8" (2 5/8' x 6 1/2" opened)
circa 1930s
Cupid in Envelope of Flowers
Single Fold

A Token of Love.

2 5/8" x 4"
circa 1910s, 1920s
Blacksmith Cupid with Anvil and Hammer
marked: Printed in Germany

To my Valentine.

3 3/8" x 3 1/2"
dated 1927
made in Germany

My heart's in the CLOUDS when I think of you, dear Valentine!

2 1/4" x 5"
Unusual Flying Lady (Angel?) wearing Goggles
circa 1940s

Say you'll be mine!

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

I'm just bustin' with Love for you my Valentine.

circa 1930s
made in USA

HALO Angel Won't you WING your way to me Valentine.

circa 1950s

When a straight shooter like Cupid says y're my Valentine you ARE my Valentine!  More Love, Love.

Mechanical Card
made in USA

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