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1932   Sanella Margarine
(also Astra Margarine)


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Back (Type 1)
Year(s) Published: 1932
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Sanella Margarine
Card Size (inches): 2-3/4 x 4-1/8
Number of Cards in Set: 2
Est. Value (common; VG): $75



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Set Summary
  • Produced in Germany by makers of Sanella Margarine
  • Multi-sport set issued soon after 1932 Berlin Olympics
  • Two baseball players: Ruth & Japanese Olympic player
  • Colorful lithography with backs printed in German
  • 120-page album was offered for storing the cards
  • Three Sanella back variations known (examples below)
  • Rare "Astra Margarine" back is also known
  • References:
    1) "Vintage Set Profile: 1932 Sanella Margarine," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #55 (November 2008), Item #2

    Sanella/Astra Back Types

    Type 1 Back
    Sanella at Center
    # 83 Near Top

    Type 2 Back
    Sanella Near Bottom
    # 83 Omitted

    Type 3 Back
    Sanella Near Bottom
    #83 Near Top

    Astra Back
    Type 1



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