Tuesday, January 31, 2012

You Make My Heart Swim! At the Beach and Swimsuits


Oh! You Heart-Breaker

4 5/8" x 7 1/2"
circa 1920s, 1930s
 Mechanical Flat

with fantastic art deco waves
 by Whitney-Made
 made in USA

 To My Valentine - Your Heart's cold I'll admit But I'll make a DIVE for it!

3 1/2" x 5 3/4"
dated 1942
Mechanical Flat
made in USA


You can hang on to me for life!

3 7/8" x 6 1/2"
circa 1910s, 1920s
 Flat with removable life preserver
unknown artist


 My Valentine Are these your knickers?  No; they're Teddies, smarty.

7 3/8" x 7 1/2"
circa 1920s
Mechanical Flat
Woman in fluffy bathing cap stands behind a parasol
made in Germany




How do I SHAPE UP as a valentine for you?

6" x 5 3/8"
circa 1930s, 1940s 
Mechanical Flat
by Carrington
'E' in tree logo

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Toy Boats - Floating to You!


To My Valentine ~ When we play together The times goes, oh, so fast Let me be your Valentine My love will always last.

3" x 7" (flat)
dated 1940
Standing Fold-Out
By C Co (Could be Carrington)
marked: 500 V-O




To my Valentine ~ When you see This little boat Sailing straight your way You'll know it is For somebody To you my Valentine.

4" x 2 7/8" (4" x 5 3/4" opened)
circa 1920s, 1930s
made in Germany
single-fold

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Gum - I CHEWS You for My Valentine!

 I Chew Bubble Gum - And Also CHEWS You - Valentine.

2 1/4" x 4 1/2"
circa 1950s
Flat
 I'm BUBBLING over with love, by GUM - My Valentine.

2 1/2" x 4 5/8"
circa 1950s
Flat
With every CHEW I think of You My Valentine.

2 3/8" x 4 1/2"
circa 1950s
Flat

Friday, January 13, 2012

Bubbling Over with Love - Blowing Soap Bubbles

A Message of Love.

2 1/8" x 4 1/8"
circa 1900s, 1910s
mechanical flat
marked 'Germany'
Victorian boy blowing bubbles with a bubble pipe 


I cannot put my thoughts in print, I simply give this little hint ~ I want you for my Valentine.

4 1/8" x 4" (4 1/8" x 8 5/8" opened)
circa 1910s, 1920s
single fold
made in USA

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Bear with Me, Valentine! Bears and Teddy Bears on Valentine Cards



To My Love Bear me in mind my Valentine.

4 1/4" x 4"
1910s, 1920s
Standing Mechanical

 
I BEAR you these Tidings.

5 3/8" x 4 3/4"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat

I'd sure toot my horn if you were my Valentine!

3 1/4" x 5 1/4"
circa 1930s
Flat


Come clean and be my Valentine.

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

Say, Valentine! Are we ROMANCE-BOUND ~ Or have you got me on a MERRY-GO-ROUND?

4 1/8" x 4 7/8"
1950s
French-Fold
made in USA
by Gibson
A Gibson Smile Card
marked: 10 V 84041



It was love at first glance When I saw you ~ Say! How do you feel about me? I'd like you for my valentine!

4" x 5" (5" x 8" opened)
1930s
French fold
made in USA
by Carrington
'A' in tree logo


 Isn't it Funny how I love my Honey?

6" x 5 3/8"
circa 1930s
Flat with Easel Stand
1 Bear and Flowers applied to bottom layer with text
from a cut-out book of valentines


 Be Mine - I can't BEAR to have you miss Such a Valentine as this

4 7/8" x 5 1/4"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat
made in USA

Friday, January 6, 2012

Love, the Magician - Magic


Loving Thoughts

2 7/8" x 5 3/8"
circa 1930s
Mechanical Flat
marked: made in Germany


You HYPNOTIZE me! Be My Valentine.

2 1/4" x 6"
1950s
Flat
made in USA


Valentine Greetings ~ I don't need MAGIC to know that I want you for my Valentine!

4 1/2" x 2 5/8" (4 1/2" x 5 1/4" opened)
circa 1950s

Single Fold
by A-Meri-Card
marked: P-4569
made in USA






My Valentine I wish I knew some MAGIC way To find You in my HeArT today.
2 5/8" x 4 1/2"
1930s, 1940s
by Doubl-Glo

Flat
made in USA

The Post Office and Mail Carriers




A Special Valentine for Someone Special.
6 5/8" x 3 3/4"
circa 1950s
Standing Fold-Out
made in USA
by A-Meri-Card
marked: P-131



Say, Valentine...Wouldn't you like a little MALE!
4" x 3"
circa 1940s
Flat
made in USA




To My Valentine It would take a thousand postmen ten thousand years to convey half of my sentiments to you
Flat



To My Valentine
Flat


To my Valentine

3 1/8" x 4 7/8"
circa 1930s
Flat with Easel Stand And Folded Pop-Out Effect
marked: Printed in Germany