Sunday, February 26, 2017

Cultures and Ethnicities: Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands



Hawaii' Valentine? U.R.O.K.

3" x 4 3/8"
circa 1940s, 1950s
Fold-Out with Paper-Puff
marked: made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks


I'm LULU from Honolulu Wanna Be my Valentine?

large mechanical card
circa 1950s

I lov U ~ How-Ah-Ye my Valentine

Googly-Eyed Mechanical Flat
circa 1950s
made in USA

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Animal - Cows and Bulls: I Wish You CUD be Mine




Gosh! I like "U" an' this ain't no BULL! Be My Valentine.

7 3/8" x 5 1/2"
circa 1950s
Mechanical Flat
marked: 0-163
Made in U.S.A.
A-Meri-Card


Love Hay! May I HORN in? Be my Valentine love.

7 1/4" x 4"
circa 1950s
Mechanical Flat
marked: Made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks



Wish I CUD be your Valentine

4" x 3 5/8"
circa 1920s, 1930s
Mechanical Flat

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Flowers and Floral Themes - Love in the Garden Bed!


My Thoughts are all of You my Valentine.

3 3/8" x 3 1/2"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Flat
embossed detailing
no publisher's marks
 


You're the PINK OF PERFECTION My Valentine.

6" x 6 5/8"
circa 1920s
Flat
embossed detailing
no publisher's marks

Thistle let you know I want you for my Valentine!

6" x 6 3/4"
circa 1930s
Flat
Floss detailing
marked with 'E' in Tree Logo
Made in USA
Carrington

(Message hidden under attached paper flower: Forget-Me-Not I'm your Valentine!) Valentine Greetings Within this Blue Forget-Me-Not are thoughts of you that "Hit The Spot" So open up the flower to view a "True Blue" Valentine for you!

2 5/8" x 2 7/8"
circa 1930s, 1940s
Flat
message printed under attached blue paper 'flower' riveted to top section
marked: made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks
 

Valentine Greetings ~ Lily maid, please float my way And be my Valentine today.

3" x 2 1/2" (2 1/2" x 5 7/8" opened)
circa 1920s, 1930s

Single Fold
Girl's Face on Flower

My Valentine  ~ I'd like to tame you, My Wild Rose, So you  would shake Your other Beaux.

2 3/4" x 2 1/2" (2 1/2" x 5 3/8" opened)
circa 1920s, 1930s

Single Fold
Girl's Face on Flower

My Valentine  ~ You're the belle of them all It makes me blue, 'Cause others beside me think so too.

3" x 2 1/2" (3" x 5" opened)
circa 1920s, 1930s
Single Fold
Girl's Face on Flower

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Skunks - Come to your SCENT-s and be My Valentine



Hi SQUIRT! You really SCENT me!

2" x 4 5/8"
dated 1950
Flat
marked: Made in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks

I'll bet a SCENT you'll be my Valentine!

3" x 4 1/2"
dated 1950
Flat
marked: in U.S.A.
no other publisher's marks

Here's my TWO-SCENTS worth -- Will you Be Mine?

3 3/4" x 2 7/8"
circa 1950s, 1960s
Flat
made in USA
by Hallmark