Items in Category Valentine

LOVING WISHES in gilt below heart shaped inset of man & woman in old-style dress, stylised flowers, dog below KGVI England
LOVING WISHES in gilt below heart shaped inset of man & woman in old-style dress, stylised flowers, dog below
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Valentine, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND or MADE IN ENGLAND

Item Comment

single sheet single fold, 3 white & blue margins
inside right top:- VALENTINE MINE
below:- MAY LIFE BE FOR YOU, MY VALENTINE, A GARDEN OF SWEETEST FLOWERS, WHEREE GLADNESS IS YOURS, AND YOU ARE MINE, THROUGH FRAGRANT AND SUNNY HOURS.

Size
12.6 x 15.7 cm., oversize
TO MY V ALENTINE in gilt below large floral bordered heart shaped perforation to show pretty woman in old style dress KGVI England
TO MY V ALENTINE in gilt below large floral bordered heart shaped perforation to show pretty woman in old style dress
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Valentine, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND or MADE IN ENGLAND

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die-cut cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, not scanned as to do so would damage, cream shiny background
inside right top:-DARLING I LOVE YOU!
below:-I SEND THIS LITTLE MESSENGER FROM FAR AWAY TO GREET A LADY WHO IS LOVELIER EVERY TIME WE MEET, A LADY WHO HAS POWER TO STIR MY HEART WITH .MEMORIES SWEET, IF SHE LOVES ME AS I LOVE HER THEN LIFE WILL BE COMPLETE

Size
13 x 16 cm., oversize
V ALENTINE MINE! in red above verse, cujpid flies in through letter slot KGVI England
V ALENTINE MINE! in red above verse, cujpid flies in through letter slot
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Valentine, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND or MADE IN ENGLAND

Item Comment

verse from front:-ONE MORE LETTER FROM YOUR FAN MAIL? --OH! I HOPE IT IS SOMETHING MORE, SEE, MY heart IS TUCKED INSIDE IT FOR DELIVERY AT YOUR DOOR!
oblong sheet, double folded, one red margin
inside right :-WITH LOVE TO MY SWEET VALENTINE!

Size
14 x 11.5 cm., oversize
VALENTINE MINE in red below inset of man & woman in elaborate old-style dress, orange heart behind KGVI England
VALENTINE MINE in red below inset of man & woman in elaborate old-style dress, orange heart behind
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Valentine, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND or MADE IN ENGLAND

Item Comment

single sheet single fold, on pink stock
inside right top:- TO MY SWEET VALENTINE
below:- THIS COMES FROM SOMEBODY YOU KNOW, AND ONLY YOU CAN GUESS THE LOVING THOUGHTS IT'S MEANT TO SHOW, WHICH WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS!
used in 1944

Size
12.5 x 15.1 cm., oversize
I'M THINE cupid girl, wearing bonnet stands on row of hearts V2218-QEII England
I'M THINE cupid girl, wearing bonnet stands on row of hearts
Set Title
Greeting, THE QUEEN (QE II period) DESIGN BY BARKER, Valentine, Oversize, with prefix & number
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, FINE ART PUBLISHERS -- DESIGN BY BARKER -- COPYRIGHT, PRINTED IN ENGLAND, prefix V

Item Comment

single sheet folded to quarters
inside: THOU MINE?
number at base of back left V 2218 right 25-V875

Size
12.7 x 15.2 cm., oversize
OO -- LA LA! chorus girl wearing hat with real hair, holding red heart CAN WE BE VALENTINES? V3779-QEII England
OO -- LA LA! chorus girl wearing hat with real hair, holding red heart CAN WE BE VALENTINES?
Set Title
Greeting, THE QUEEN (QE II period) DESIGN BY BARKER, Valentine, Oversize, with prefix & number
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, FINE ART PUBLISHERS -- DESIGN BY BARKER -- COPYRIGHT, PRINTED IN ENGLAND, prefix V

Item Comment

oblong with hair, jewel & small paper applique, double fold
inside:- she winks & bends over which lifts the applique. I CAN -- CAN YOU?
number at base of back left V 3779/133 right B8

Size
12.68 x 15.3 cm., oversize
GOOD WISHES in gilt on stylised white leaf, lilies-of-the-valley & ivy left, perforated, embossed QV Bavaria
GOOD WISHES in gilt on stylised white leaf, lilies-of-the-valley  & ivy left, perforated, embossed
Set Title
Greeting, THE QUEEN, (Queen Victoria), Made in Bavaria, Christmas & New Year, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT-- PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA, with or without COPYRIGHT, with or without ARTISTIC SERIES

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die-cut three sheets ribbon & stuck together with front cut & folded to show greeting inside
inside right first :-LOVING GREETINGS
second:- TO-DAY SWEETHEART I SEND YOU THIS, WITH FONDEST WISHES AND A KISS - TO BE THE TOKEN AND THE SIGN, THAT I'M YOUR LOVING VALENTINE.
used in 1899

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.5. x 15.5, oversize
VALENTINE in gilt on small front flap, pink carnations left & in complex perforated design on back flap QV Bavaria
VALENTINE in gilt on small front flap, pink carnations left & in complex perforated design on back flap
Set Title
Greeting, THE QUEEN, (Queen Victoria), Made in Bavaria, Christmas & New Year, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT-- PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA, with or without COPYRIGHT, with or without ARTISTIC SERIES

Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet, single folds to give much reduced left & large right flaps, embossed
inside first right - WITH LOVE AND BEST WISHES
second right:- TAKE MY HEART SWEET VALENTINE, AND PROMISE TO BE TRUE THEN COME WHAT MAY I'LL BE FOR AYE A LOVER FOND TO YOU

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.7 x 16.5 cm., oversize
LOVING GREETINGS small forget-me-nots above girl seated in swing, blue top & yellow skirt, perforated ropes QV Germany
LOVING GREETINGS small forget-me-nots above girl seated in swing, blue top & yellow skirt, perforated ropes
Set Title
Greeting, THE QUEEN, (Queen Victoria), Made in Germany, Valentine & Love, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT --PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED(or REPRODUCED) AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY -- with or without COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps,blue ribbon
inside right top :-YOU'RE ALL THE WORLD TO ME DEAR BELIEVE ME THIS IS TRUE. ALL WOULD THAT I MIGHT BE, DEAR, ALL THE WORLD TO YOU! THEN NONE, THE FOLKS WOULD SEE, DEAR HAPPIER THAN WE TWO!

Size
9 x 16.5 cm., oversize
TO MY DEAREST
TO MY DEAREST
Set Title
Greeting, Valentine, fairy, violets, swallows
Set Comment

four fold die-cut to give four pages & covers
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN,NEW YORK AND MONTREAL, PRINTED IN SAXONY

black girl in blue and yellow dress sings
black girl in blue and yellow dress sings
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
8 x 14 1/2 in.
boy in red and white soccer uniform gets hit in the chest with a white soccer ball
boy in red and white soccer uniform gets hit in the chest with a white soccer ball
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
11 x 12 in.
boy in white clown suit with red hearts, green gloves and socks
boy in white clown suit with red hearts, green gloves and socks
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
8 x 13 1/2 in.
boy with football
boy with football
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

young boy with a football marked TO MY VALENTINE, he has a white uniform with orange and black stripes on his arms and legs,and seems afraid to catch the ball, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 x 13 in.
brown bear, Valentine to chest
brown bear, Valentine to chest
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE, identical to the brown bear entered in this same set but has a red Valentine heart on his chest, on reverse is a poem LET ME SHARE YOUR JOYS, MY SWEETHEART, YOU MUST KNOW THAT I ADORE YOU! IF OF SORROWS YOU HAVE ANY, PLEASE LET "TEDDY BEAR" THEM FOR YOU.
marked on the reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Size
11 x 12 in.
Buster Brown with dog and paint can
Buster Brown with dog and paint can
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

has TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is blank but does come with the Tuck trademark and BUSTER BROWN title

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10 x 13 in.
FLUFFY RUFFLES
FLUFFY RUFFLES
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, marked on the back RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY. FLUFFY RUFFLES. ORIGINAL DESIGN, COPYRIGHT, 1907 BY THE NEW YORK HERALD CO., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
this copy is missing her feet

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 1/2 x 12 in.
FOXY GRANDPA
FOXY GRANDPA
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

old man on a blue suit with two young boys, has TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is marked DESIGN COPYRIGHT 1906 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. NEW-YORK

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10 x 10 in.
FRITZ
FRITZ
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

boy wearing a blue top, brown shorts, blue stockings, and a hat,holds a pretzel in his right hand and a sausage in his left, come with variations of TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, come with and without Tuck markings or title, titled version is marked DESIGN COPYRIGHTED 1906 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. NEW-YORK. PRINTED IN GERMANY.

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 x 12 in.
girl with black hair and straw hat
girl with black hair and straw hat
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

girl with black hair and straw hat, she wears a green dress with a white apron, black stockings and boots, TO MY VALENTINE is on her chest, she has a necklace of blue beads with a pendant FB

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
8 x 13 1/2 in.
girl with red hair in pig tales holds a school slate
girl with red hair in pig tales holds a school slate
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

girl with red hair in pig tales holds a school slate, she wears a green dress with a white apron and long red stockings, TO MY VALENTINE is on her chest, back is blank titled as SIS HOPKINS on another version

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 x 13 in.
HAPPY HOOLIGAN
HAPPY HOOLIGAN
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

man in brown checked jacket with a red sweater and blue pants, he smokes a cigar and is bald with a small red hat,
has TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, on reverse is DESIGN COPYRIGHTED 1906 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. NEW-YORK. PRINTED IN GERMANY,

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
KATZENJAMMER KIDS
KATZENJAMMER KIDS
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

old woman in a red top and green skirt with two young boys, has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, marked on the reverse DESIGN COPYRIGHTED 1906 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., NEW-YORK. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
12 x 9 in.
LITTLE NEMO
LITTLE NEMO
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

has TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, marked on the reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY, LITTLE NEMO. ORIGINAL DESIGN COPYRIGHT, 1907, BY THE NEW YORK HERALD CO., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
8 x 13 1/2 in.
man wearing a black coat and hat, brown pants,he holds a red handkerchief and has a bandage around his head,
man wearing a black coat and hat, brown pants,he holds a red handkerchief and has a bandage around his head,
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 x 12 1/2 in.
PATSY
PATSY
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

boy in a green jacket with a black top hat, yellow vest and brown pants, TO MY VALENTINE is on his chest, comes titled with RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN, also comes with a blank back

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.
PLEASURE
PLEASURE
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

girl in a blue and white dress holds a piece of pie in her left hand, has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, marked on the reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD.,PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 1/2 x 12 in.
polar bear, Valentine to chest
polar bear, Valentine to chest
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE, on reverse is a poem I WANT THEE FOR MY VALENTINE, AND HOPE THY LOVE FOR ME MAY BE AS LASTING AS THE LOVE THY :TEDDY BEARS" FOR THEE
marked on the reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Size
11 x 12 in.
scarecrow with a green shirt, brown pants and grey hat
scarecrow with a green shirt, brown pants and grey hat
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, back is blank

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
TOPSY
TOPSY
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

black girl wearing an orange dress and a blue apron holds a piece of watermelon, has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, marked on the back RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN, also comes with a blank back and no title

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10 x 12 in.
UNCLE REUB
UNCLE REUB
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

old man in coveralls, blue shirt and straw hat, TO MY VALENTINE on his chest, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN, also comes with a plain back

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
9 1/2 x 13 in.
WAITING AT THE CHURCH
WAITING AT THE CHURCH
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

has TO MY VALENTINE on her chest, marked on reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
WAKE UP
WAKE UP
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

man smoking a large cigar, he has a large hat with WAKE UP written on it, green pants, black jacket and red vest with TO MY VALENTINE, marked on the reverse RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY, WAKE UP. ORIGINAL DESIGN COPYRIGHT, 1907, BY THE NEW YORK HERALD CO., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.
WALTZ ME AROUND AGAIN, WILLIE
WALTZ ME AROUND AGAIN, WILLIE
Set Title
jointed string figures
Set Comment

characters with movable joints designed to alter body positions when the string is pulled,
these come with and without Tuck markings or titles

Item Comment

marked on the back RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 x 11 in.
dancing girl wearing blue polka dot dress and red hat
dancing girl wearing blue polka dot dress and red hat
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.
girl in green dress with white apron, has red hair in pigtails with brown bows
girl in green dress with white apron, has red hair in pigtails with brown bows
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
6 x 12 1/2 in.
Scottish boy playing bagpipes
Scottish boy playing bagpipes
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10 in.
young boy in brown coat and black and white checked pants holds a cane and a bouquet of flowers
young boy in brown coat and black and white checked pants holds a cane and a bouquet of flowers
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE, foot is broken

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
6 1/2 x 12 in.
young boy in red and white shirt, blue coveralls, straw hat, and holding a scythe
young boy in red and white shirt, blue coveralls, straw hat, and holding a scythe
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
6 1/2 x 12 in.
young boy in white shirt and green pants and hat, holds a bouquet of violets
young boy in white shirt and green pants and hat, holds a bouquet of violets
Set Title
jumping stick characters
Set Comment

jointed limbs with attachments to a single stick running up the back.
Instructions on reverse TO MAKE THE FIGURE JUMP, PRESS DOWNWARDS, WITH BOTH HANDS, WITH AN EVEN PRESSURE UPON THE SHOULDERS, WHEN THE KNEES WILL BEND AND THE NECK WILL BE ELONGATED. WHEN THE FIGURE IS PRESSED DOWN AS FAR AS IT WILL GO, BOTH HANDS SHOULD BE REMOVED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FIGURE WILL THEN SPRING INTO THE AIR.

Item Comment

TO MY VALENTINE

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
6 1/2 x 12 in.
KIND GREETINGS FROM ST. VALENTINE
KIND GREETINGS FROM ST. VALENTINE
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

boy in purple suit holds red heart
has stand on reverse to stand alone

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
2 1/4 x 6 1/2 in
LOVING GREETINGS TO MY VALENTINE
LOVING GREETINGS TO MY VALENTINE
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

girl in flowered dress with striped red hat sits on ground

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
4 3/4 x 5 in
MY SWEETHEART
MY SWEETHEART
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

on reverse MAY LOVE'S SWEET MUSIC MAKE BRIGHT EACH DAY, AND LOVE'S FAIR BLOSSOMS BESTREW THY WAY.

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
3 x 7 1/4 in
TO MY DEAR VALENTINE
TO MY DEAR VALENTINE
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

girl in yellow dress sits and cries
on reverse FOR BEAUTY OR RICHES I DO NOT PINE,-ONLY A HEART THAT RESPONDS TO MINE.

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
4 3/4 x 5 in
TO MY HEART'S BEST LOVE
TO MY HEART'S BEST LOVE
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

girl in red cape sits in grass with basket of flowers

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
4 3/4 x 5 in
VALENTINE GREETINGS
VALENTINE GREETINGS
Set Title
mechanical hats
Set Comment

hat moves to cover face and hair

Item Comment

girl in purple dress with white apron and blue and white hat sits

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
4 3/4 x 5 in
WHO THE devil IS MY VALENTINE
WHO THE devil  IS MY VALENTINE
Set Title
stand-up
Size
5 x 6.75 in.
THE SPEEDWELL 1925
THE SPEEDWELL
Set Title
THE SPEEDWELL
Item Comment

mechanical fold out bicycle, circa 1890, attached small envelope greeting

Size
10 x 7 in.
WITH LOVING THOUGHTS D501
WITH LOVING THOUGHTS
Set Title
valentine
Item Comment

stick pin shaped with envelope, embossed die-cut stick pin with pansies at top and a series of hearts, each with a letter from V-A-L-E-N-T-I-NE ending with the stick pin. The reverse has a heart shaped flap with the Raphael Tuck logo. When lifted it reveals a message "Cloudless thy life, hadst thou but part In half the bliss Wished now for thee by the true heart That sends you this!"

Size
5 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.
LOVE IN A SAUSAGE 525
LOVE IN A SAUSAGE
Set Title
valentine
Item Comment

WON'T YOU, DEAREST CATALINE, BE MINE LITTLE VALENTINE?

Size
9 in long when folded