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Leap Year Postcard Database

Use the available links at left to view an extensive collection of Leap Year postcards by year, artist, company, or overall theme.

Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Please allow me to remind you
Year
1908
Company
Gibson Art. Co.
Title
Leap Year Card
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "Please allow me to remind you of the fact that this is Leap Year 1908 From the one who loves you"

Photo Image of 1911 Leap Year Postcard - Don't dare to tell a girl she's fine or fair
Year
1911
Company
Gibson Art. Co.
Title
Name the Day
Caption

"This is leap year; then don't dare tell a girl she's fine or fair: Choose well the words that you shall say. Or she may answer 'Name the day!'"

Photo Image of Leap Year Postcard - It's our Turn to Coo
Year
1911
Company
Gibson Art. Co.
Title
It's Our Turn to Coo
Caption

"This is leap year
It's our time now at 'billing'
It's our turn now to 'coo'.
We'll give the men the heartache,
And cure them of it, too.
Dear Leap Year, Happy Season, That brings the girls their due!"

Photo Image of Leap Year Postcard - Women Are Bolder Now than They Have Been for Three Years Before
Company
Gibson Art. Co.
Title
Women Bolder
Caption

"This is leap year. In leap year the ladies are bolder than they've been for three years before. And men who are wiser and older don't follow them round as of yore. One warms but the other turns colder till the dangerous season is o'er."