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Group of Assorted Late 19th Century Valentines, Cards, and Envelopes

Auction:
2334
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$235$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2334
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 19, 2006 5:00PM

Description:

Group of Assorted Late 19th Century Valentines, Cards, and Envelopes, including envelopes by New England Valentine Co., Whitney, and other manufacturers, in various sizes; two small books: St. Valentine's Language of Flowers and Love's Heartsease; cards include three sachet-style examples, five mechanical cards, a German pull down valentine, a modern stand-up valentine, a Davidson Bros. New Year's greeting, a hand-colored Black valentine of a young boy peering through a watermelon, and four pansy decorated cards, (one Raphael Tuck and one Mullord), and two handwritten valentines; together with a small embossed paper covered box, (general imperfections, toned, glue residue). Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Davidson Bros., New England Valentine Co., Whitney, Raphael Tuck, John Darcy Noble, Love, Valentine's Day

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