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Dressed in a uniform--a sailor suit I believe--this googly eyed boy has rosy red cheeks. The Valentine offers an embossed back ground of a large gilded fan with blue Forget Me Nots, golden hearts, and flanked by a pair of doves. The Valentine stands well for display. It appears to be German made but no manufacturer's marks are found. The verse on the base says: "Valentine with charms so sweet I lay this offering at your feet." A fading signature in pencil can be found on the reverse. The Valentine is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. It measures 5" x 3".
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Vintage Soldier Boy & Blue Forget Me Nots Valentine
$8 USD SOLD
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