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Funny Foldees Topps - 1948 Reissued Topps - 1955
Notes: The cards, 39 mm x 85 mm, were folded into gum packages, and extend to make a 6-card, 2-sided pattern. Fronts have two figures, numbers, and caption "refold to make nine different funny pictures." Backs show one caricature and a short poem. Thanks to Chris Watson for identifying the variants found in the reissue series (noted with a 'v' below)! American Card Catalog reference is R708-1. Scans are posted at the Vintage Non-Sports Cards gallery.
No. Caption (beginning) 1 Well, all reet! Two-gun Pete went down the street! 2 The hunter always hunts, the clown always clowns. 3 Heap big Indian chief, with a girl and a kangaroo! 4 Here's a very charming couple - you can see it's a 5 Just flip this card, and you'll pull a switch, on 6 The girl is so sad, and we know why - she's got to 7 This horse is wild, this duck is mild - but soon t 8 The first two aren't very pretty. but with them is 9 Two men that fight, and a lady most fair! Now char v Two men that fight - a daring pair - and a hoss th 10 Here comes a bride, there goes a bum, but the Indi 11 A cute infant holding a rattle, plus two animals f 12 This is what we call a really funny combination! F 13 Now here is Pop. and his son, also his daughter. P 14 This trio is quite a strange one, to find together [hula girl on back] v This trio is quite a strange one, to find together [clown on back] 15 An Indian, a fast horse, as well as the Texas Kid! 16 Meet Jim, meet Jane, and meet Jumbo, too! They wil 17 Three animals to do some tricks for you! Flip 'em 18 Honk honk! Honk honk! And a hey, rub-a-dub! Put th 19 Three strange and funny characters, and one who's [flesh-tone bathing suit] v Three strange and funny characters, and one who's [red bathing suit] 20 These characters just can't believe their very own 21 Step up and see the circus stars! Watch 'em mix! Y 22 Hurry up and flip the card, and then you'll see - 23 Here are three friends, from three different place 24 Meet mom and baby, with a monster between 'em! Fli 25 These men were our great heads of state! Flip 'em, 26 The penguin, you'll agree, is a most curious critt [bathing beauty] v The penguin, you'll agree, is a most curious critt [turtle] 27 Here's a tough egg and a poor nag, and just a guy 28 A studious guy, a whacky girl, and a sad pooch, as 29 Old bones, old tramp, and a nice, pretty maid! See v Old bones, old tramp, and a young cowhand! The cra 30 A fighting man, a famous writer - but what is the 31 This looks real nutty - but we will bet when you m 32 Three rare creatures of land and sea and air! When 33 Here's a man who is cleaning up, and a girl who's 34 Now here is a statue, plus a fish, and a sleepyhea 35 Presenting a snake and a parrot, not to mention a 36 These three peculiar characters, as you see, are w 37 It's raining rain on the man, the woman thunders a 38 Here's what we call a real whale of a feat! Flip ' 39 This is Willie, the ape, with Millie and Billy - c 40 The guy is first, the gal is third - Flip 'em and 41 Three very strange characters, they're all in a ro 42 The clown is really a most funny creature, when te 43 Just flip the pictures - if you're not too lazy - 44 See the pig, see the gob, see a lady on the run! C 45 Introducing a lion, and a lady, and a rootin', too 46 These three hail from far-off and distant places! 47 A funny man, and a sad tramp, and with them a pola 48 Ha, ha ha! And tee hee hee! Cast a glance at these 49 Hi, Mom! Hi, Pop! And how is little Leo? Did you e 50 Hi, Mom! Hi, Pop! And how is little Lou? Did you e 51 Strong-arm Bill is a man of muscle and might! But 52 Hold that frown! Hold that tiger! As for the girl 53 To tell the truth is our solemn duty - these folks 54 Watch the fat turkey - he's really making tracks! 55 Here's a pug, and a lady, with 'em is a dude! Mix 56 Boo, hoo, hoo! Whatever is Whiskers going to do? H 57 Take an old maid, and a pirate, and a baby, too - 58 The lady's a chump, the guy's a champ, the chimp's 59 The cop is frowning, the others are not! Flip 'em 60 These three each hail from three different nations 61 See the three animals standing in a line! Flip 'em 62 Now here is beauty, and also the beast! In general 63 Two strange, weird critters, next to a little pup 64 Here's a horse, and a pug, with a chimp in between 65 Three very scarey faces for you to switch - then y 66 Behold the funny clown! See the pretty mist! Now h Searchwords: jahoc, yr1948, yr1955, mfrTopps, catNovelty©2016 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!