43 sweet vintage Valentine’s Day cards from the early 1900s

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It must be love! Here’s a sweet selection of vintage Valentine’s Day cards from the 1900s and 1910s — little love notes people sent to each other by the millions around the early part of the twentieth century.

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Vintage Valentine card

Front: A Valentine to my sweetheart

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Inside:

Not thinkin’ ’bout the weather, nor what people say or do.
Not thinkin’ ’bout a single thing, my own Sweetheart, ‘cept you!

(Date unknown)

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Valentine thoughts

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With love from thy Valentine

My heart is light — My heart is free — I send it with fond love to thee

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Love’s message to my Valentine

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Little girl painting her dog: To my Valentine

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Woman in a heart shape: To my Valentine


To my Valentine vintage greeting card

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To be a purple pansy

May not suit your girlish fancy — But a certain fellow with feelings fine, fancies you for his Valentine — Helen E. Jeffers

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“Valentine thoughts” antique postcard with a little girl

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To my Valentine

If ever a heart were faithful and true — It’s the very heart I am offering you

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Vintage Valentine’s Day card: Here’s to the one and only one

And may that one be He, who loves but one and only one — and may that one be Me.

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Love’s Greeting

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In true love

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To my Valentine

Thoughts that shall bring me nearer, as swift to thee they speed – If they but make me dearer, that will be joy indeed.

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Pink & red Valentine greetings

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Inside:

You may have guessed it long ago
Because I have enjoyed you so
That you my friend were sure to see
The pleasure you have been to me
And so because I really do
I sent this on – ’cause I like you.

(Date unknown)

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Love’s Greeting to my Valentine

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To my Valentine

Someone’s a knocking, let him in, make haste and open wide the door – Soon he’ll become disheartened dear, and go away forevermore.

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To my Valentine

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To my Valentine

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To my Valentine

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Valentine

Dear little Sweetheart of my soul, For whom my Songs are sung.

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With Loving Greetings

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My Valentine

Don’t keep me on the fence Darling, just say the word.

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Cupid’s Message

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To my Valentine

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I send you Love’s fond greeting

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My heart’s gift

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To my Valentine

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A message of true love

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Valentine flower train

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Vintage postcard: A greeting from thy Valentine

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Valentine Greetings

Just a Valentine with wishes glad and true — From one whose heart is always holding — Happy thoughts of YOU.

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St. Valentine Greeting

Although ’tis pierced by Cupid’s dart, I’m offering you a pretty good heart.

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Vintage postcard: From your Valentine

For love and happiness I pine, so come and be my Valentine

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Bird with a box of blue flowers: Love’s Message

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Vintage Valentine’s Day card

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My heart’s best love to my Valentine

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To my Valentine

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Fragrant flowers and a word or two, to bring my heart’s best love to you

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With love to Mother on Valentine’s Day

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Inside:

This fond little greeting just comes to convey
to you, dearest Mother,  on Valentine’s Day
The warmest affection and wishes sincere
For every happiness, year after year

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To my Valentine: Postcard from 1903

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Old postcard with “A Valentine Message”

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With fond love: Cupid with a key to your heart

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