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Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book
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Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book
Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book
Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book
Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book

Antique 1936 German 200 birds cigarette color trade cards album Aus Detschlands Vogelwelt book

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Antique 1936 German “Aus Deutschlands Vogelwelt” large album scrapbook full of 200 cigarette trade cards in color bird stickers. The title page says “Herausgegeben vom Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, 1936”. The next page says “Copyright 1933 by Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, Printed in Germany, Druck E. Gundlach Aktiengesellschaft, Bielefeld”.

It also says “701.-800. Taufend, Der Verfasser Des Textes 1st Hans Von Der Nordmark, Kiel Die Bilderklarungen Schrieb Ludwig Zukowsky, Hamburg Graphische Gestaltuhn: Carl Ernts Poeschel, Beide in Leipzig””, which may be the authors, or perhaps the contributors – I am not sure?

The front outside softcover cardboard cover has wonderful raised gold gilt lettering, with birds on a branch design. There are 110 numbered pages. The book measures about 9 ¼ inches by about 12 ¼ inches, and is about ½ inch thick. The trade cards each measure about 4 1/8” by about 2 ¾”.

The date on the title page is “1936” and the copyright date on the next page is “1933”, and I don’t know how these vintage books were printed in Germany or the significance of this variance in dates?

The rare vintage Ornithology book is printed in lovely German text script lettering. I do not read or speak any German, and my translations are from research, and may not be correct. Some of the script lettering is also difficult for me to read, so I hope that the above information has the correct spellings, but I am not sure?

This unusual antique collecting trade card album is in very good vintage used condition, with some minor staining, soil, yellowing, discoloration, and a minor crease here and there on the cover, and occasional minor age staining, yellowing, discoloration and soil inside. In the photographs of the front cover you can see a rectangular darkened spot. The binding is good and tight, and there is very minor edge and corner wear. There is a pencil handwritten name inside the front. The bird album has been packed away for a long time, and has a very slight musty odor.

Note: The cards are mostly firmly attached inside the book, however, one of the bird cards was fairly loose and I gently removed it so that I could show you a photograph of the writing on the back as an example. You will see this photograph showing the back of the card and the space on the page it came from. I will send the buyer this card still loose from the book, and let the buyer attach it back into the album.

In my research I found that a "Cigarette Card” is a generic term which included collectors cards issued by many types of product manufacturers such as cigarettes, coffee, and tea. I do not know if there is any actual advertising for cigarettes, or for any cigarette or tobacco product or brand name in this album?

I am offering another German cigarette trading card album sold separately (woods, field, animals), so please check my other store items for this book.

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