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Stollwerck

Stollwerck

1908 1 numbered German card of Stollwerck's "Helden-Album," No. 10.  Almost 2" x 3¾".  "Fischer-Coerlin."  Gruppe 440, No. I.  "Stollwerck's Deutsche Alpenmilch-Schokolade."

On the verso of this pleasing full-color portrait-format portrait of La Fontaine is a biography of the poet.  In the picture itself one can make out a fox and crow, as La Fontaine himself holds a book.  Stollwerck has a celebrated history from 1839 to 2011.  It was famous among other things for candy vending machines.  Stollwerck's "Helden-Album," published in 1908, included some 288 cards.