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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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49.95 EUR

Cocoalicious

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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

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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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Margie has a wall of postcards behind her desk that is the envy of all the office. She has a lot of pen pals and they dutifully exchange postcards on a regular basis.

Wherever she goes, even if it’s just a day trip, Margie sends postcards back to friends, family, and all of us left at the office. And I don’t mean one general postcard to the office to make us all envious. I mean to all of us at home. I’m pretty sure that if Margie has ever once known you, she has you on a permanent list of postcard recipients. At least she’s helping to keep the post office afloat.

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It’s not a bad idea, either. She has certainly brightened up days for many of us in the office by sending us a funny card or inspiring picture.

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