Bite into Sweety
Grandparents always have the best chocolates. And you never have to beg – they’re always so happy to share with you.
Siblings, not so much.
But then, looking at this Sweety advertisement from Oberpfaffendorfer, you can see the girl’s got another Sweety bar behind her back. She’ll end up sharing with her little brother, but why not make him work for it? She knows that at Grandma’s house, there’s always more where that came from.
This reproduction of a 1920 advertisement for Sweety chocolates by Oberpfaffendorfer is part of a rare edition of giclée prints. Each print carries an official Curio & Co. stamp and comes with an embossed Certificate of Authenticity. For more information about product materials, click here.
Give this print to your Grandparents for being so sweet to you over the years. Or give it to your sister, being sure to hold it just out of reach.
Year: Reproduced in 2013 from 1920 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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Monday, Jul 17, 2017
by Ned Wazowski
Taking a break from the big show
Summer is upon us, and for most of us that means a trip to San Diego for Comic-Con. However, for the first time since 2010, the Curio & Co. staff will be taking a break from the mega convention.
But don’t worry: We won’t just be lolling around the beach. Instead, we’ll be hard at work in the archives preparing some treasures for release from the vault.
So whether you’re headed to San Diego or will just be following all the Comic-Con antics online – Have a great show!
(And then come back and tell us all about it.)