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1963
Hobby Trading Post
Toy Model Advertising Cards (Nu-Card Reprint Series)
 
     
Year:1963
Product Category:Cards
Product Function:Advertising
Country:United States
 
Set ID:374
Qty. Base Items *:36
Qty. Variations **:0
Qty. Filler Items ***:0
* Advertised Set      ** Variations (e.g., different numbering, text, design)      *** Filler Items (e.g., checklists, title cards, ad. cards)
 
Thank you to the individual(s) listed below and/or to the owner(s) of the resource(s) listed below for contributing information, checklist data, and/or image(s) included on this page.
Jeff Quinn
The Prehistoric Times
 
These postcard-sized advertising cards feature reprints of the Dinosaur Series trading cards issued by Nu-Card Sales in 1961 but differ in that (1) this set only includes 36 cards; the first 35 of which have the same images as the first 35 of the Dinosaur Series set which contained 80 cards, (2)  these cards are three-times larger than the trading cards, (3) these cards are entirely black & white as opposed to the trading cards which have aquamarine-like highlights and borders, (4)  these cards have descriptive captions ranging from dramatic to silly unlike the trading cards which only include the animal's identification, and (5) the 36th card, which shows "A Simplified Family Tree of Dinosaurs", was not included in the trading card set.  Collector/researcher extraordinaire, Jeff Quinn, has identified what appears to be the source of this image, a publication from the American Museum of Natural History called “Dinosaurs” by Edwin H. Colbert, Publication No. 70, 1960 (Images of the book cover and family tree illustration are provided above).  The family tree was drawn by John C. Germann although the acknowledgement in the bottom-left corner of the book illustration is missing from the card. <p>Base on the images provided by Jeff Quinn, the cards were apparently issued in clear cellophane packages containing two cards each (see images above).  The method of distribution is uncertain though its been theorized that a pack of cards might have been handed out to customers purchasing toy models at the Hobby Trading Post itself or perhaps at other hobby stores that carried Hobby Trading Post-sponsored models.  <p>The backs of the cards advertise various hobby kits. From what I've seen, each kit was advertised on three different cards (see checklist below).
Kits shown on the backs of the cards: 119 = F8U-1 Crusader, 210 = Black Falcon, 374 = P B Y "Catalina", 378 = Regulus II with Operating Launcing Platform, 382 = TWA Boeing 707, 504 = Piasecki H-21 "Work Horse", 598 = U.S. Navy Task Force, 708 = Atomic Submarine S.S.N. Nautilus, 1602 = Twin Signal Set, 1604 = Crystal Radio Kit, 1611 = Fixed Crystal Radio Kit, 1617 = 1 Tube Radio Kit
 
Contents
Base Items
 
 
 
 
========== Base Items ==========
(Includes: Standard or 'common' items contained in a factory set or a set built by opening up packs of items)
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11274 Extinct Life 1 1611 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Chasmosaurus
Phobosuchus
Chamosuarus Saurischia Ceratopsia being ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11275 Extinct Life 2 504 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Homo
Ursus
Prehistoric man shopping ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11276 Extinct Life 3 1611 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Mammuthus
Wooly Mammoth, became extinct about ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11277 Extinct Life 4 504 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Dryptosaurus
Dryptosaurus planning for keeps.
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11278 Extinct Life 5 1611 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Brontosaurus
The "Thunder Lizard", huge, stupid ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11279 Extinct Life 6 504 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Dimetrodon
Dimetrodon was nicknamed "tiger" ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11280 Extinct Life 7 119 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Tyrannosaurus
Tyrannosaurus, the "King of Reptiles," ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11281 Extinct Life 8 708 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Phororhacos
The Phororhacos, a flesh eating ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11282 Extinct Life 9 119 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Hoplophoneus
Mesohippus
Terrible sabre-toothed cat ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11283 Extinct Life 10 708 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Lycaenops
Lycaenops, half reptile, half ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11284 Extinct Life 11 119 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Smilodon
Early American, cat, Smilodon, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11285 Extinct Life 12 708 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Allosaurus
Allosaurus the "leaping lizard" meat eating dinosaur ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11286 Extinct Life 13 1604 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Pteranodon
Tylosaurus
Pteranodon & Tylosaurus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11287 Extinct Life 14 378 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Elasmosaurus
Pteranodon
Tylosaurus
A long-necked Elasmosaurus ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11288 Extinct Life 15 1604 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Pterodactylus
The Pterodactylus, a flying reptile ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11289 Extinct Life 16 378 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Gorgosaurus
Scolosaurus
The gigantic Gorgosaurus must turn the armored ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11290 Extinct Life 17 1604 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Megaloceros
The giant elk was on of the ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11291 Extinct Life 18 378 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Nothrotherium
Smilodon
"Nice pussy, but go play ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11292 Extinct Life 19 382 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Mesosaurus
"What sharp teeth you have, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11293 Extinct Life 20 1617 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Homo
Ursus
Neanderthal Man and the 3 bears. ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11294 Extinct Life 21 382 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Indricotherium
The Indricotherium, a gigantic ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11295 Extinct Life 22 1617 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Trachodon
Tyrannosaurus
The duck-billed Trachodon, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11296 Extinct Life 23 382 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Dinohippus
Machairodus
During the time it lived, the Machairodus ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11297 Extinct Life 24 1617 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Arsinoitherium
The Arsinoitherium lived in Egypt ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11298 Extinct Life 25 598 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Dinichthys
A giant Dinichthys, monster ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11299 Extinct Life 26 374 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Brontotherium
A family of Brontotherium, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11300 Extinct Life 27 598 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Iguanodon
This huge dinosaur, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11301 Extinct Life 28 374 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Rhamphorhynchus
Not a bird!!! Not a plane!!! ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11302 Extinct Life 29 598 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Styracosaurus
The Styracosaurus, a horned ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11303 Extinct Life 30 374 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Triceratops
The Triceratops, a three horned dinosaur ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11304 Extinct Life 31 1602 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Mammuthus
Smilodon
Teratornia
A prehistoric elephant caught ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11305 Extinct Life 32 210 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Deinotherium
Except for the large down-curved ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11306 Extinct Life 33 1602 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Corythosaurus
The Corythosaurus, the "helmet dinosaur" ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11307 Extinct Life 34 210 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Brachiosaurus
Taller than a 3 story house, ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
11308 Extinct Life 35 1602 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Ceratosaurus
Stegosaurus
The tricky Ceratosaurus ..
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Image Credit Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
49233 Extinct Life 36 210 1 5-3/8" x 3-1/4" n/a The Dinosaur Fan Apatosaurus
Stegosaurus
Trachodon
Triceratops
Tyrannosaurus
This is a family tree of dinosaurs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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