Friday, 10 January 2014

Butter wouldn't melt


I thought I remembered that I'd bought a reproduction advertisement for chocolate about 18 months ago. Maybe I did but the only card of that type I can find is this one for butter.

Beurre d'Isigny is still widely available today as a premium type of butter made in a specific area of northern France - and nowhere else is allowed use the name, rather like champagne.  The Bretel-Frères started off in 1865 by exporting eggs and salted butter to England but then in 1871 set up production of butter in Valognes. The ad dates from 1900.

This is a post for Postcard Friendship Friday hosted on Beth Niquette's blog, The Best Hearts are Crunchy.  Just click on the button to visit and join in.

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5 comments:

  1. Beurre d'Isigny is delicious. I guess the lady on the postcard doesn't eat it ;).

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  2. Butter is good. I love this postcard too. It is just darling.

    Thank you for posting it! Happy Postcard Friendship Friday!

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  3. First of all Happy new year, all my best for 2014 and I hope still a lot of PFF !

    Now the real thing ! OMG it's not possible after Beth, it's your turn to make me dream of chocolate. Thanks god everything is close now....Smiles !

    I love this vintage card....I heard a lot of Isigny and oooo I could kill for that....

    Your card also reminds me of the movie Chocolate, have you seen it ?

    Happy PFF !

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