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Biscottes L'Angevine

1950? "Le Lièvre et la Tortue." Biscottes L'Angevine. Angers. 5¼" x 6¾". $5 from Mme Denise Debuigne, Rennes, France, May, '03.

The upper three quarters of this colorful blotter are a simple illustration. The hare is eating a carrot while the tortoise, looking back and smiling, nears the goal. This blotter seems to have doubled as the label for the package, since the blotter gives a net weight at the time of their packaging.

1950? "Le Renard et la Cigogne." Biscottes L'Angevine. Angers. 5¼" x 6¾". $5 from Mme Denise Debuigne, Rennes, France, May, '02.

The upper three quarters of this colorful blotter are a simple illustration. The fox dressed in courtly garb strides away disgruntled from the feminine stork with her beak in a vase. This blotter seems to have doubled as the label for the package, since the blotter gives a net weight at the time of their packaging.