Antique MECHANICAL 1920's-1930's VALENTINE Monkey Holding a Broken Heart || "Don't Monkey with this Heart"
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Approx. Size(inches): 3.5" x 5"
Approx. Age: 1920's-1930's
Condition: Good, see photos.
Unique and odd antique mechanical Valentine from the 1920's. This piece features a monkey in a bellhop uniform breaking a heart in half as his eyes and ears move back and forth. There is a small lever at the bottom of the piece which moves the monkey's appendages and eyes. The Valentine is in good antique shape for its age. There is a slight amount of damage to the far right corner where the heart just out and the built in base/ stand has almost separated. There is a small inscription written in pencil on the back of the piece.
The sentiment on the front reads: "Don't monkey with this heart of mine. Say you'll be my Valentine."
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