Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Archers Aim Straight for the Heart!


I'm All A-QUIVER Over You! I Shoot my Heart in Your Direction - In Hopes 'Twill win Your Fond Affection!

4 1/2" x 6 1/4"
Mechanical
made by A-Meri-Card
circa 1950s

I Aim to be your Valentine.

3 5/8" x 5 7/8"
Red Fuzzy or Flocked Detailing
published in 1948

Cut-Out from Whitman's valentine book 36 Valentines to Punch Out and Make Up

Dancers Love you BALLET much!



To My Valentine

6" x 7 3/4"
circa 1910s, 1920s
Mechanical Flat
marked: Printed in Germany

On your toes you're my Valentine.
2 1/2" x 4"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Flat
made in USA

I just shake all over thinking of you!
5" x 2 1/2"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat

You keep me on my TOES, Valentine!

3 1/8" x 6 1/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Pop-Up

Made in USA
 

I like you BALLET much, Valentine!

2 3/8" x 3 5/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat
made in USA
marked: x-702/1
Lithograph


 Be Mine ~ (on back) Just speak right up and say the word Dear Valentine I'm waiting Don't be so slow and bashful dear and please - Stop Hesitating

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

1975 McDonald's Advertising Valentine Card Set






Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Loving Large - ELEPHANTS!


 I could live in a TRUNK with you, My Valentine.

4 7/8" x 3 1/8"
dated 1940
Flat

If you'll be my Valentine It'll take a Trunk Load off my Mind

3 3/4" x 4 1/2"
circa 1950s

Eyes and Hat Move
Mechanical Flat
made in USA


You are the BIGGEST thing in my life.



It's a Valentine, honey - from somebody true, Enclosing a trunkful of sweetness for you! 

7 3/8" x 4 5/8"
circa 1930s/1940s

likely a Charles Twelvetrees


I'm learning to like you in a BIG WAY valentine!

3 1/4" x 5 3/8"
circa 1930s/1940s
made in USA

likely a Charles Twelvetrees
 


A Valentine Hello ~ A little Valentine Hello for someone mighty sweet to Know!

5 3/8" x 4 1/4" (8 3/8" open)
dated 1948
by Hallmark




For my Valentine.

circa 1920s, 1930s
mechanical
made in Germany



Just wonderin' If ya Love me, Valentine.
(on back) Now here is proof that I am wise And really very clever I want you for my Valentine Forever and Forever

3" x 4"
1930s
Flat
made in USA
by Carrington
'A' in tree logo


 You really have me SPINNING, Valentine I like you a lot.

2 7/8" x 4"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat
made in USA
marked: K-720-15


 Hi! I want you TUB be my Valentine.

1 3/4" x 3 7/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat
made in USA

Love Cures All Ills - Doctors, Nurses and Patients




I'll be  your NURSE for better or worse If you'll be my PATIENT  Valentine.

3" x 7 1/8" flat
dated 1937
Standing Fold Out
made in USA



You're just what the DOCTOR ordered for me Be my Valentine and see!

circa 1940s
3 1/2 x 4 1/2
Flat
made by Carrington
'A' in tree logo
made in USA 

 

WARM me up, Valentine.

circa 1950s
features a Hot Water Bottle
Flat

made in USA

I'm nursing the hope you'll be ~ my Valentine.

Features figure with Red Cross symbol on arm and bag
flat
circa 1930s
made in USA

Monday, February 9, 2009

Bikes, Trikes and Riding Toys - Pedalling Love! Or are you just Along for the Ride?

Let's go speeding down the line you and I, my Valentine.
4 7/8" x 4 1/4"
1920s
Flat
made in USA




I'll PURR-sue you always, my Valentine.

mechanical
features odd vehicle with cat inside
made in USA


Just HANG AROUND and BE MY VALENTINE! 
circa 1930s


Won't you join me on my scooter Two on one what could be cuter?

5" x 7 1/4"
circa 1930s
Fold-Out

NECKS Time, My Love - GIRAFFES



I LONG for you ~ I'd be LIFTED right off my feet if you would be my Valentine

4 1/2" x 5 3/4"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat
made in USA


Who's Valentine is ZOO? Mine, I hope.

6" x 6 1/4"
circa 1930s, 1940s
mechanical flat card
made in USA
move tail to move head and neck

NECKS Time be my Valentine!

A-Meri-Card
circa 1950s


 I'd go a long way to find you Valentine!

4 3/4" x 2 1/4"
circa 1960s
Flat
marked: 4/5 V 804/5
 It Didn't Take Me Long To Say Be Mine.

4 7/8" x 2 7/8"
circa 1940s
Giraffe Planter with Tulip
Flat
made in USA
 
 

Horse Play - Horses, Mules and Donkeys


Yippee! I have come to claim you for my Valentine.

3 3/4" x 5"
dated 1943 
 Mechanical Flat
 made in USA
Rider's Eyes and Hat Move

Don't be STUBBORN - Be My Valentine.

2 3/4" x 3 3/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat
made in USA
by Hallmark

I'm all EARS to hear you say, you're My Valentine.

3 3/4" x 4"
circa 1920s, 1930s
Flat
Donkey in a Suit
made in USA


My heart is yours my Valentine.

3 7/8" x 4 1/4"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat
Trick Rider on a Bucking Horse
marked: made in Germany

Valentine Greetings.

1 3/4" x 3"
with stand on back
circa 1920s
Rider on a Bucking Donkey
made in GERMANY



A Valentine for a Dear Granddaughter

8 1/2" x 6 5/8"
dated 1946
made by Hallmark
Large Card with Horse and Flower Cart
marked Hall Brothers
25 v 680-6


Neigh! This isn't just HORSE PLAY. Please ~ BE MY VALENTINE!

Flat
made in USA
circa 1930s, 1940s




Hey ~ Quit HORSING Around Be My Valentine.

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Standing Fold-Out
circa 1950s, 1960s
made in USA
marked: 755/7