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A vintage C. Kunzle Limited of Birmingham Easter Egg, in its original packaging and box!


This Easter Egg was made by the firm of C.Kunzl Ltd and who were founded in the early 1920’s by a Swiss chef called Christian Kunzl who had worked at the House of Commons. He opened a number of restaurants in Birmingham and a cake factory on Broad Street. They specialised in statement cakes such a “Showboat” cake and a “Crown” cake for Royal coronations as well as Easter eggs like the one we are selling. Their products became very popular and were sold in Marks and Spencer, British Homes Stores and Tesco eventually selling out to Lyon’s in 1968.

Mr Kunzl was president of the Birmingham Children’s hospital in the 1930’s and did many good works in his lifetime including sending sick children to his home in Davos, Switzerland to recover in the clean mountain air.

The Easter egg is to be included in our next Fine Art sale to be held on 22nd March 2024 and carries an estimate of £50-80.

 

A vintage Ormil 'Television' Easter Egg, in its original packaging and box!


From the same vendor as the Kunzel Easter Egg above, this extremely now rare 1950's Panorama Candy Easter Egg, Ref. No. 5095 Easter Egg was made by the firm of Ormil Chocolate Works in the town of Prerov, now in the Czech Republic. The egg is presented in its original box along with its protective paper packaging and is decorated with icing.

The Easter egg is to be included in our next Fine Art sale to be held on 22nd March 2024 and carries an estimate of £50-80.


 

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