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Monday, February 9, 2015

Monday—The Vintage Valentine Corner

From my collection of vintage Valentine postcards


i ❤️ vintage valentines


By Raphael Tuck & Sons
Valentine PostCard Series No. 6 Innocence Abroad
Art Publishers to Their Majesties The King & Queen
Printed in Saxony
"Presented by P. SY. Swofford, Seattle, Orn. 
to Allie Jordan Swofford, Orn."


A Big Valentine Wish & a Double-Sided Valentine

"A Big Valentine Wish — Bringing Love from Me to You"  
—From: Lola & Louise Blue To: Charlotte Weber

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"It's not because of paper lace
Or posies hearts and things,
I hope you like this Valentine
But for the love it brings"

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—Miss Stedman from Erma and Richard, 1931





Modern telephones!
Made in the U.S.A.
"My Valentine
He—Please give me your number, I'll call you some day.
She—O.K. FEB-14-T-H
For that's Sweetheart's Day."

—Raye



Whitney Made, Worcester, Mass_Made in USA

"My Valentine

I'm just a girl can't you
see
My heart's as loving as
can be"

—Mrs. Little, From Lucille A.



An expression of true love

"A Token of Love

Love is like a river, 
Swelling as it goes;
Like an open giver,
But the richer grows.
So to thee, my darling, 
My love forever flows!"

—Richard



Unsigned

"My Heart Grows LARGER 
Full of Love for You"



A cute interactive movable acorn

"I'd go nutty over you for my 
Valentine"

—Lucille from Alice Mae

From Nauvoo, Illinois 1922
Series No. 768_Comics 12 designs

"FOR EXCHANGE
A loving she heart for a true he one.
R.U. Willing"

"Dearest, I received my ring this a.m.
How are all of you, I am about half sick to-day.
Uncle Clark has gone to Cantril and Keasauqua.
Is Grandpa still there?  
Harry Sawyers was here to-day and Jen is awfully sick.
Write soon." 

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