Sunday, January 10, 2010

Fortune Tellers, Gypsies and Superstitions - Divining Love



 I may not be Possessed of Charm But I'd Protect You from all Harm (Loving Thoughts).

4" x 4" (*" x 4" opened)
circa 1910s, 1920s
   Mechanical Flat
    marked: Printed in Germany
no other publisher's marks
wheel revolves to reveal text
easel stand on back



My Valentine ~ The tea leaves show you've got a BEAU.

3 7/8" x 4" (flat)
made in USA



The GYPSY in me says that you are my Valentine.

circa 1920s, 1930s
mechanical
made in USA

Oh Valentine It's clear as crystal Be Mine!

Folding stand-Up Card

I'd like to SEE you in my future, Valentine.

circa 1950s
made in USA

In my crystal ball I see just two sweethearts you and me my Valentine.

circa 1930s/1940s
made in USA

I'm 4 U Your future is with me!

mechanical card
circa 1940s/1950s
made in USA

Just gaze into the crystal ball and you will see I want you for my Valentine

folding stand-up card
circa 1940s

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