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Cocoalicious


Oberpfaffendorfer - Cocoalicious - Illustrated vintage ad for hot coco and marshmallows served by elf (circa 1910's) - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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$119.00

Cocoalicious

Oberpfaffendorfer made their special cocoa available only during the Christmas season. According to the company’s archives, distributors were required to send unsold packages back on December 26th. If there were any left that is.

It’s easy to see how it went so fast. With its strong robust flavor and its dark, rich chocolate, it must have seemed just the thing for Santa’s elves at the North Pole, let alone folks at home. Of course, it didn’t hurt that advertisers encouraged consumers to serve the cocoa in a huge bowl. No wonder there was never any left after Christmas.

You can keep this reproduction of the original 1912 “Cocoalicious – 25-Hour Blend” ad up all year round; there aren’t any rules now.

Each print carries an official Curio & Co. stamp and comes with an embossed Certificate of Authenticity. For more information on product materials, click here.

Who couldn’t use a bowl of cocoa so strong (and delicious), especially on a Monday morning?


General Details

Year: Reproduced in 2012 from 1912 original

Material: Giclée print

Paper: Hahnemühle museum quality acid-free paper

Size: 26.7 x 33.0 cm (10.5 x 13 in)

Image Size: 20.32 x 28.6 cm (8 x 11.25 in)


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Oberpfaffendorfer - Cocoalicious - Illustrated vintage ad for hot coco and marshmallows served by elf (circa 1910's) - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Cocoalicious

Oberpfaffendorfer

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Oberpfaffendorfer - Croquettes - Vintage poster ad with anthropomorphic croquettes (circa 1940's) for frozen croquettes - "We are a mouth full" - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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The television commercial made in the 1950s for Oberpfaffendorfer’s croquettes is adorable. The animated croquettes dance in a conga line...

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Oberpfaffendorfer - Glamour Roast - Illustrated vintage poster ad with flapper drinking coffee (circa 1920's) "Exotic Aroma" - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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Oberpfaffendorfer - Neptune Nibbles - Illustrated mermaid vintage poster ad for fish sticks (circa 1910's) - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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Oberpfaffendorfer

Founded in the early 1900s, Oberpfaffendorfer is a family-run company manufacturing packaged foods. With roots in German-speaking Switzerland, the company is as known for its family loyalty as it is for its packaged “comfort food.” Oberpfaffendorfer fully embraced the frozen food market in the 1950s, and some of its popular products include Neptune Nibblets and its Croquettes. The company slogan, “We’re a mouthful!” plays on the company’s difficult-to-pronounce name, as well as its reputation for hearty food.

 


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, Jul 29, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

Spaceman Jax Comics Coming Soon!

Curio & Co. announces a sneak peek at the Spaceman Jax comic for visitors to San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Image of Spaceman Jax - Through the Mantagon Minefield comic, courtesy of Curio and Co. www.curioandco.com

Comic-Con got a sneak peek of another jewel.

Comic-Con is always a lot of fun: big stars, great swag and aisles and aisles full of amazing collectibles that turn you into a kid again. But maybe one of the best things about Comic-Con is getting an early sneak peek at exciting things to come. So Curio & Co. was very excited to share a soon-to-be-released treasure from the vault with visitors to Comic-Con.

In October of this year, we’ll be officially releasing 1000 copies of the first issue of Spaceman Jax comics, Spaceman Jax – Through the Mantagon Minefield. But if you just can’t wait that long and you’re heading to Comic-Con, you can get your hands on them before anyone else.

These are the comics you remember reading as a kid. Spaceman Jax – that intrepid but dimwitted hero from the animated series Spaceman Jax and the Galactic Adventures – saving the day and causing mayhem in an adventure adapted from the screen by Ringer Comics.

Reading new comics today just feels different. Maybe it’s the paper. In today’s comics the paper is glossy but cold; comics back then had paper that was softer. Sure, this might have caused the inks to bleed a bit or push the registration off a little, but there was something more accessible and friendly about those old Solver Age comics.

This one is 48 pages of galactic hijinks along with the original ads and the charming letters to Spaceman Jax section. I wonder where those kids are today?

You can pre-order the comic online, but you’ll still have to wait to get it. But once you do, you’ll want to sit down right then and there and read it right away!

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