SET: Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Valentine, Oversize

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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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DEAREST VALENTINE in gilt below heart shaped inset of girl in old style dress, floral border to heart
KGVI England
DEAREST VALENTINE in gilt below heart shaped inset of girl in old style dress, floral border to heart
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oblong sheet, single fold, pink background
inside right top:-WITH ALL MY LOVE
below:-PERHAPS YOU WONDER WHAT IT MEANS, THIS LOVING HEART OF MINE; THE ANSWER'S EASY, SIMPLY THIS YOU ARE MY VALENTINE!

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FOR MY VALENTINE on red background surrounding heart shaped floral inset, pretty woman in old style dress
KGVI England
FOR MY VALENTINE on red background surrounding heart shaped floral inset, pretty woman in old style dress
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oblong sheet, double folded, 3 yellow & white margins
inside right top:-TO MY DARLING
below:-IF BUT THIS CARD COULD BRING TO YOU ONE HALF THE LOVE MY FOND HEART HOLDS, WHAT BURNING THOUGHTS AND WISHES TRUE YOU'D FIND TO-DAY WITHIN ITS FOLDS!

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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
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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.

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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
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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

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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
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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!

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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
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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

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