Romance is blooming all over this Valentine. The gentleman in colonial dress is presenting the young lady with a huge gift, They both stand under a layered tissue paper dome in front of a rose covered arbor. The background is deeply embossed. The bottom of the card reads: To my Heart's Dearest. When the flap is pulled down, the complete garden scene is revealed. A white dove, sprigs of apple blossoms and a pink puffy honeycomb heart complete the scene.
There is a small scrap which reads: You it is, this heart of mine Fondly greets, Sweet Valentine. Raphael Tuck & Sons Germany appears on the bottom. 8 1/4" high by 5 1/8" wide. There is a sting on the back which is supposed to lift the canopy but I don't want to stress it. The dove is missing his tail but with all that is going on, it is hard to notice. On the back is written in pencil: Grandma,
Item ID: 2711.19