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Victorian Valentine's Day Cards Were Much Hairier Than You'd Expect

Valentine's Day fell in Movember in 1900, apparently.

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It comes with wishes that the woman receiving it may soon receive another moustache, this time with a man on the other end of it.

Very little is known about the Hair Valentine.

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Other than the fact it was printed and copyrighted by one Angus Young, not much is known: who sent it, who the recipient was, and whether they ran away screaming upon getting a hairy card.

The card is currently on display at York Castle Museum, along with many others from their collection of around 600 vintage Valentine's Day cards.

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