In 2002 I stumbled on an estate sale in southern Virginia and started my collection of antique Valentines. Here’s one of those, postmarked Feb 15, 1929:
Later I was given a huge box of valentines my mother and her siblings had given and received in the 40s and 50s. Now I’ve decided to set aside a few of my favorites and let go of the rest. Stay tuned to hear about a couple events in Washington, DC where I’ll be selling these vintage beauties!