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The Extinct Life Pictorial Encyclopedia

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1961
Golden Press
Dinosuaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals Trading Cards
 
     
Year:1961
Product Category:Cards
Albums
Product Function:Education
Country:United States
 
Set ID:57
Qty. Base Items *:45
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)
 
 
These items were punch-out educational cards issued in book form (see picture).  Both covers contained punch-out cards as did the four inside sheets.  Golden Press also released punch-out educational card books titled "Baseball Hall of Fame", "Presidents", and "Animals" around the same time as the Dinosuaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals card book.
 
 
Contents
Cards
Albums
 
 
 
 
========== Cards ==========
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1206 Extinct Life 1 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Alokistocare
Dimerocrinites
Rostricellula
Fossils
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1207 Extinct Life 2 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Calymene
Rostricellula
Trilobite and Lampshell
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1208 Extinct Life 3 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Dimerocrinites
Sea Lily
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1209 Extinct Life 4 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Pterygotus
Sea Scorpion
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1210 Extinct Life 5 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Acanthoceras
Coiled Ammonite
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1211 Extinct Life 6 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Panderichthys
Lobe-fin Fish
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1212 Extinct Life 7 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Cephalaspis
Armored Fish
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1213 Extinct Life 8 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Diplovertebron
Diplovertebron
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1214 Extinct Life 9 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Seymouria
Seymouria
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1215 Extinct Life 10 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Archimylacris
Cockroach
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1216 Extinct Life 11 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Plesiosaurus
Plesiosaur
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1217 Extinct Life 12 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Dimetrodon
Dimetrodon
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1218 Extinct Life 13 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Saltoposuchus
Saltoposuchus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1219 Extinct Life 14 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Archaeopteryx
Archaeopteryx
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1220 Extinct Life 15 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Rhamphorhynchus
Rhamphorhynchus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1221 Extinct Life 16 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Ichthyosaurus
Ichthyosaur
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1222 Extinct Life 17 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Struthiomimus
Ornithopod
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1223 Extinct Life 18 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1224 Extinct Life 19 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Brontosaurus
Brontosaurus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1225 Extinct Life 20 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Allosaurus
Allosaurus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1226 Extinct Life 21 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Protoceratops
Protoceratops
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1227 Extinct Life 22 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Mosasaurus
Giant Mosasaurus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1228 Extinct Life 23 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Pteranodon
Pteranodon
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1229 Extinct Life 24 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Tyrannosaurus
Tyrannosaurus rex
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1230 Extinct Life 25 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Triceratops
Triceratops
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1231 Extinct Life 26 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Pyrotherium
Astrapothere
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1232 Extinct Life 27 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Eohippus
Hyracotherium
Eohippus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1233 Extinct Life 28 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Phenacodus
Early Mammal
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1234 Extinct Life 29 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Diatryma
Diatryma
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1235 Extinct Life 30 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Brontotherium
Brontothere
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1236 Extinct Life 31 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Moropus
Moropus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1237 Extinct Life 32 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Merychippus
Mesohippus
Merychippus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1238 Extinct Life 33 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Indricotherium
Baluchithere
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1239 Extinct Life 34 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Amphicyon
Amphicyon
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1240 Extinct Life 35 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Amebelodon
Shovel-Tusker
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1241 Extinct Life 36 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Megatherium
Giant Ground Sloth
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1242 Extinct Life 37 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Smilodon
Saber-Toothed Tiger
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1243 Extinct Life 38 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Glyptodon
Glyptodon
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1244 Extinct Life 39 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Coelodonta
Wooly Rhinoceros
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1245 Extinct Life 40 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Mammuthus
Wooly Mammoth
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1246 Extinct Life 41 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Bison
Royal Bison
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1247 Extinct Life 42 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Aepycamelus
Long-necked Camel
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1248 Extinct Life 43 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Synthetoceras
Three-horned Grazer
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1249 Extinct Life 44 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Mammut
American Mastodon
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
1250 Extinct Life 45 1 2-7/8" x 2-1/2" n/a Bootherium
Musk-ox
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
========== Albums ==========
 
 
These two albums contain the same cards but I have not confirmed if they where in fact issued in the same year.


 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45854935 -- 1 tbd tbd
Album
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45854936 -- 1 tbd tbd
Album (Fun Time Cards Version)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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