Sunday, August 5, 2012

Fairy Tale Themes on Vintage Valentines

I'm no PRINCE but I can be "charming"! Won't you be my Valentine?

3" x 3"
circa 1950s  
marked: A-Meri-Card
Made in U.S.A.

By the hair of my chinny, chin, chin Come in. Be my Valentine.

4 1/8" x 3 3/8"
circa 1920s, 1930s
Three Little Pigs
Mechanical Flat

 Prince Charming ~ I'm standing with my heart in hand awaiting your sweet pleasure. I pray you take this heart of mine; 'Twill please me without measure. You need no crystal slipper - Nay! Nor pumpkin coach, my pearl. Just say you'll be my Valentine, my Cinderella girl.

5 3/4" x 4 7/8" (4 7/8" x 11 1/2" opened)
circa 1950s
Single Fold
marked: 0-5596

It's no fairy tale because it's true! I'm the Valentine for you!

3 5/8" x 6"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Folding Flat
made in USA
marked: 3/5-715 A

Hi There - Prince Charming! I'll be your Cinderella!

3 5/8" x 3 5/8"
circa 1950s
by A-Meri-Card
marked: 100
made in USA

May I be your KNIGHT today?

4 3/8" x 2 3/8"
circa 1940s, 1950s
Mechanical Flat
figure holds slipper on pillow in Cinderella reference
no other publisher's marks

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