Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Vintage ELAH Trading Cards from Italy

A series of 50 numbered Snow White collectible cards--referred to as "figurines" in Italian--were produced from 1939 to 1940 by candy manufacturer ELAH. Officially licensed by Creazioni Walt E. Disney S.A.I. and printed by Gros Monti & Co. of Turin.

No. 12



Nos. 13-14



No. 17



No. 21



Nos. 23-24



No. 26



Nos. 27-28



Nos. 34-35



No. 37



Nos. 39-40



No. 42


No. 45


No. 47



Backside of 47. "Good free prize..."



No. 49



These types of cards were often produced in association with a "sticker" album, in which they would be glued into place. However, we haven't yet come across a booklet for this particular set. Locating the complete collection is also proving to be a challenge. The above card images were found online here and here.

1 comment:

  1. Ooo, the grainy texturing gives the Wicked Witch an extra touch of ominous here! Nice. :-)

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