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!


What Chewses Valentine Some chews gum Some chews tobacher, And some don't choose to chew, Somew chews the rag, Some chews a cracker ~ When I choose, I choose You...

5 1/2" x 4 1/2"
circa 1920s, 1930s 
  Flat
   with attached gum stick
 Wrigley's Juicy Fruit
 Chewing Gum

 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



I've got you TAGGED for My Valentine!

4 7/8" x 2 3/8"
circa 1950s
Flat
marked: Made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks

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



Loving Thoughts


 3" x 4 3/4"
circa 1920s, 1930s
Mechanical Flat
Marked: made in Germany
No other publisher's marks





A Little Bird told me ~ This bluebird has a secret, dear, And cross my heart its true, I just can't BEAR to even think Of anyone but You!


4 1/2" x 5 1/2"
circa 1950s
Single Fold
marked: WHIT.
2-5-0-369B
U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks
by Whitman Publishing Co.

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