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Lococq Album Chromos Series

1930? Fifty numbered small⅝ slips (identified on the verso as "Chromos" on both languages) 1⅝" by 2¾" featuring La Fontaine's fables with titles in French and Flemish.  Each verso has identical French and Flemish advertisements for Lecocq chocolate and candies and mention of albums in which to put these fifty chromos.  AU$17.50 from 191Scazna through Ebay, August, '20.

What a lovely find!  I cannot discover a single reference to these engaging bilingually labeled pictures on the web.  I will try to find an album of them after finding this surprising and inexpensive offer on Ebay.  I would love to spend some time tracing the sources of the simple images presented here.  I suspect Doré may be the source for many, but I would love to track down the visual references.  These slips of paper are so thin that they are not really cards, but still I believe the best place for them in the collection is among the many "chocolate" card sets, along with likely competitors like Menier and especially Ruelle, which similarly used paper rather than card stock.  I will put them there for now and hope to find an album somewhere sometime….  Apparently a child could collect eleven of these chromos and send them in for an album for all of his other fable chromos.