Valentine's Gallery Page Sixteen
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Cut Out Victorian Lace Valentine Cut Out Victorian Lace Valentine Mechanical Valentine
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: Late 1800's
Cut-Out, Folded, Gold Leafed, Embossed Card with Paper Lace and Scrap Appliqués.  The front lace portion of this card can be unfolded and lifted out approximately two inches above the back and stands two inches high. Card reads: "With Fondest Love To Thee!
" ~ Inside reads: "Love and Best Wishes, Never a trace of Cloud or Strife, Come to mar thy happy life". 
Mechanical Valentine  Mechanical Valentine
Mfg. Louis Katz, N.Y.
Circa: 1925
Made in U.S.A.
Cut-Out, Mechanical Card has a small metal grommet in the center, under the dogs arm that moves his arm up and down hiding the love letter he has in his hand behind his back.  This card also has an attached tab in the back so the card can stand up on its own.  Card reads: "Attention!  Mark time! Here's you Valentine".
  Mechanical Valentine
Mfg. Unknown
Litho in U.S.A.
Circa: 1930's
Cut Out Mechanical Card stands on its own when the two small feet on the bottom are bent forward or back.  There is a small metal grommet in the center of the card allowing the teeter totter to go up and down.  The card reads: "Things would be in "Perfect Balance" if you'd just be my Valentine!"
3-D Cut Out Honeycomb Valentine  3-D Cut Out Honeycomb Valentine
Mfg. Unknown
Made in U.S.A.
Circa:  Late 1800's
3-D Cut-Out Card with Honeycomb stands on its own when the front flap is pulled down to reveal its three layers.  Card reads: "To My Valentine ~ Oh, Valentine, My Valentine, I've sailed the ocean blue, Yet never in this life of mine, Found one to equal you".
   Valentine Postcard 
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: Postmarked February 12, 1911
Colonial Series
Embossed, Gold Leafed Postcard reads: "To My Valentine".
Cut Out Victorian Valentine  Cut Out Victorian Valentine
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: Early 1900's
Cut Out, Embossed, Lightly Gold Leafed Card reads: "Happy Days to my Valentine" ~ Inside reads: "Loving Wishes, May every blessing thee attend, And cloudless heavens o'er thee bend; Never shall this heart of mine, Turn its love away from thine".

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