2 RARE LG UNCUT OLD SCRAP SHEET GREY DEVIL P12
Rare X-MAS paper collectible - (2) large uncut scrap sheet of Grey Devils head. There are 42 images on each large (15-1/2" x 10-1/2") sheet, each 2-3/8" high. Marked VB, number 041, dated (6th edition)1939. St. Nicholas Day (December 6th) was very popular Holiday in Europe. On this day small children were visited by trio of St. Nicholas, Devil and Angel. The Devil reminded them that they should listen to their parents and behave well - otherwise he would take them to hell. The Saint Nicholas would then reward the children usually with gingerbread cookies with the St. Nicholas, Devil or Angel scraps pasted on them. Comparable, more common scraps list at $3-4 each. "Devils head" in this condition is very hard to find, full sheet is a RARITY!!! This vintage chromolithograph coated with gummastic based laquer survived its 70 years of age in near MINT condition. Please note that we are picturing only part of the sheet, because it is to large to fit in the scanner. Remeber - you are buying 2 sheets with total of 84 images !!!!
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