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Vintage Year Birthday Wine Card 1939

Vintage Year Birthday Wine Card 1939

Regular price $2.95 Sale

Vintage Year Birthday Card 1939 Wine Bottle. Each card contains intricate foil, facts about wine and a brief history of what happened the year you were born!

Front Text: Happy Birthday 1939 Vintage. The best hand-picked birthday wishes

Inside Text: From the Vine... When checking the color of wine, pour the wine about a third full into a simple glass that curves inward. Holding the glass by the stem, tip it against a white background. A white wine becomes deeper (more golden) with age. With red wines, the more purple the wine, the younger it is. In young wines, the color is usually uniform. The more brown, tawny or orange the wine, the older it is. With age, the color is not uniform and is lighter at the rim of the glass compared with the center. 

In 1939

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt is President
  • John Nance Garner is Vice-President
  • The World Fairs are held in NY and San Francisco 
  • Rockefeller Center and LaGuardia Airport open
  • World War II begins in Europe
  • Silk stockings cost 21 cents; a cashmere suit, $13.95
  • Dupont's cellophane keeps our packaged food fresh
  • Cream of Wheat is introduced
  • Nylon stockings are sold for the first time
  • Harry James hires singer Frank Sinatra as lead vocalist for his band
  • Gone With The Wind and The Wizard of Oz are in the movies. 
  • Also born in 1939--Wolfman Jack, Roberta Flack, Dion DiMucci

Back Text: Life's Essence. Go ahead, indulge yourself with the finest in birthday wishes for that special moment when another year doesn't mean getting older, it means again gracefully. Birthday Wishes 100% by Volume. You can recycle this card, but we prefer you keep it forever. Printed in Canada

Card size: 9 3/16" high by 3 1/8" wide (letter size)

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