Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

New Series Beautiful Birds, Much Improved And More Costly

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One of the New Series Beautiful Birds cards was packed in each package of Arm and Hammer Soda and Saleratus. The company would send a complete set of 60 for six two-cent stamps. The following are in the Sliker Collection: No. 1 Common Troupial; No. 2 Florida-Jay; No. 5 White-Headed Dove; No. 7 Brewers Black Bird; No. 8 Mexican Star King; No. 11 Long Tailed Titmouse and Bearded Titmouse; No. 12 Common Linnet; No. 14 Red Shouldered Buzzard; No. 15 Blue Throated Warbler; No. 19 Stone-Chatter; No. 24 Varied Thrush; No. 28 Kingfishers; No. 30 Osprey Fish Hawk; No. 31 Redpoll Linnets; No. 34 Robins; No. 40 White-Winged Crossbill; No. 42 Wood Warbler; No. 46 Columbia Magpie; No. 50 American Goldfinch; No. 52 Crested Purple Finch; No. 53 Black-Tailed Parakeet; No. 58 Carolina Parrot; No. 58 Indigo Bunting; No. 59 Curvier's Kinglet; and a smaller version of No. 59 Curvier's Kinglet, which is 1 1/2" x 2 3/8".

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Arm and Hammer Baking Soda

Publisher: Arm and Hammer Brand Soda and Saleratus (New York, N.Y.)

1925 (ca.)

7.6 x 4.8 cm

Collecting Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.

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Citation: New Series Beautiful Birds, Much Improved And More Costly. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=546

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