Victorian Lace Valentine Card, Home Made 1881
A beautiful Victorian lace Valentine in a fancy Valentine envelope. The envelope is embossed front and back in a marvelous pattern of foliate branches gracefully weaving across the back, and flowers and geometrics on the front. There is an embossed medallion center front in which the name and address of the person to recieve the card is written. On the back is a copy of #184 3c Washington tied by a
Feb 14 1881 Gardner MASS duplex cancel. The envelope is addressed to Newton Centre Mass., a discontinued post office which operated only from 1834-1908. A spectacular early Valentine in very fine condition. Just under 6" X 4 1/4" USA shipping via USPS is on us!