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Cards listed here include advertising cards (often called trade cards), baseball cards, playing cards, and others. Color photographs were rare in the nineteenth century, so companies gave away colorful cards with pictures of children, flowers, products, or related scenes that promoted the company name. These were often collected and stored in albums. Baseball cards also date from the nineteenth century when they were used by tobacco companies as giveaways. Gum cards were started in 1933, but it was not until after World War II that the bubble gum cards favored today were produced. Valentine greeting cards were hand painted in the mid 1800s and were made entirely by machine by the end of the 19th century. Today over 1,000 cards are issued each year by the gum companies. Related items may be found in the Christmas, Halloween, Movie, Paper, and Postcard categories.

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CardsGreeting Valentine, Car, Fold-Out, Embossed, Honeycomb Inside, Die Cut, 14 In. illustrated2016Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine, Scherenschnitte, Pen & Ink Text, Miss Mary A. Starling, Frame, 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 In. illustrated2014Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine, Socialist, Free Love, Free Drinks, William Ellam, 1911,3 1/2 x 5 In. Illustrated 2012Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingBirthday,Puffy,Pansies,Printed Satin,Russ Craft,Box Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingBon Voyage,1950s,6 1/2 x 4 1/2 In. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine,Banjo,Silk Ruffle,Coarse Paper Lace,Box,Early 1900s,13 In. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine,Love's Offering To You,Embossed,Gold,6 1/4 In. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Children In Garden, Fold Down, Die Cut, Germany, c.1900, 9 1/2 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Coronation Carriage, Fold-Out, Die Cut, 1800s, 10x 12 x 4 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Girl At Flower Stand, Honeycomb, Die Cut, c.1897-1901, 12 x 15 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Ship, Children, Crepe Paper Sails, 3-D, Box, 14 x 13 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Sweethearts, 6 Blades, Tuck, c.1900, 9 x 12 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreeting Valentine, Girl In Yellow Rain Suit, To My Valentine, Cardboard, Germany , Illustrated 2008Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine, Cut Cobweb Center, Country Scene, Watercolor, Pull String, 4 In. ~illus2007Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine, Cutwork, Watercolor & Scherenschnitte, Verse, 12 In. ~illus2007Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingValentine, Token Of Love, Lace, Embossed, Cobweb, 7 X 5 In., Illustrated2007Login / Create Account for Price
CardsGreetingNew Year, Best Wishes, Garden Gate, Moonlight, 3 1/2 In., 20 Piece , Illustrated2006Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Cupid, Multicolor Flowers, Wreath, Verse, Paper Lace, c.1850, 11 x 9 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Cut Paper, Hearts, Crosses, Ink Inscriptions, Round,1843, Frame, 12 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Cutwork, Watercolor, Round, Crowns, Hearts, Lions, Flowers, Frame, 1700s, 13 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Scherenschnitte, Heart Cutout, Red, Green Watercolor Trim, c.1810, 6 x 5 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Silver Dresden Paper Bird House, Fold-Out, Germany, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Cutout, 4 Joined Paper Hearts, Blue Woven Hearts, Virginia, c.1885, 5 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Doll, Woman, Flowers, Flax Threads, Silk Flowers, Round, c.1810, 9 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 CardsGreeting Valentine, Heart, Hand Love Tokens, Watercolor, Cut Gilt Paper, c.1820, 9 x 14 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price


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