Friday, 3 July 2009
I am very interested in the give-away’s , premiums or advertisement-gifts that were made in Holland in the fifties and sixties. When I was young, my parents had a small grocery store and I remember that I had ton loads of this stuff. I have nothing left of all tyat and I have no plans to collect it. But I wish there was book about all these free toys and gadgets.
Recently I found three little booklets that I am sure that I had when I was six or so:
On the back of the booklets there is mentioned that there were 10 different titles:
There is NO information in the booklets. No name of a publisher, no name of an artist, nothing! But in some of the drawings you can read the name GaraValdi.
Here is the complete story of “De Toverbal”: