Simmen's Model Bakery, Kleen-Maid, Renz's, Tip-Top, Bro Be Co Film Stars (D56)

Issuing Company: Many different bread companies
Country of Issue: USA
Year of Issue: 1921
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set:
Card Size: 2 1/2" x 4"
Issued as insert with what product: Bread

Notes: Checklist probably not be complete. These cards are designated as D56 in the American Card Catalog. These cards can be found with advertisements from many different bakeries. Those bakeries seen so far for this set include:

Bro Be Co Bread
Kleen-Maid, Betsy Ross, Merit Bread
Renz's Bread
Simmens's Model Bakery (Butter-Nut Luxury and Aunt Martha's Bread)
Tip-Top American Bread

Date info: These cards mention a date of Monday, September 12 without a year listed. Looking at a perpetual calendar, September 12 fell on a Monday in 1921, which is most certainly when these cards were issued.

Thanks to Bob Richardson for reporting that he has cards from this set with advertising for Tip-Top American Bread and Bro Be Co Bread on the back. Thanks to Bob Richardson for providing many of the names on the checklist below.


Beverly Bayne
Catherine Calvert
Marguerite Courtot
Marion Davies
Mildred Davis
Priscilla Dean
Dustin Farnum
Pauline Frederick
Dorothy Gish
Louise Glaum
Corrine Griffith
Elaine Hammerstein
Wanda Hawley
Violet Heming
Taylor Holmes
Alice Joyce
Harold C. Lloyd
Vivian Martin
Thomas Meighan
Nazimova
Jane Novak
Warner Oland
Dorothy Phillips
Will Rogers
Pearl White


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