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Merrie Spaeth Collection of Davy Crockett Trading Cards, 1956

Donor:
Spaeth, Merrie
Advertiser:
Topps
Subject:
Parker, Fess
Crockett, Davy 1786-1836
Physical description:
Ink on cardboard : color photomechanical prints
0.25 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Collecting cards
Collection descriptions
Date:
1956
Notes:
Topps Chewing Gum Company issued the first series (with orange colored backs) of Davy Crockett cards in 1956, following the release of the Disney movie, "Davy Crockett" starring Fess Parker. Later in the year they released another series of 80 cards, this time with green colored backs.
Summary:
One hundred sixty (160) trading cards featuring scenes from the 1956 Walt Disney movie "Davy Crockett" starring Fess Parker in the title role.
Cite as:
Merrie Spaeth Collection of Davy Crockett Trading Cards, 1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Collectors and collecting
Collectibles
Popular culture
Motion pictures
Local number:
2005.3003 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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