HOBBY-ART

Hobby-Art applies to the thousands of boys and girls and sometimes their partents, too, who produced their fairy tale wood plaques using templates. Especially in the 1950ies to the 1970ies were very successful for Graubele / Graupner, the main producer of fretwork templates. Graubele and Graupner are the same producers, they just changed their name around 1960. Another successful producer was Pebaro.

1950s GRAUBELE / GRAUPNER Chronicle

The most interesting part in this Graubele-Cronicle is this: Johannes Graupner started working in the fretwork template business in 1930....
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1960s GRAUPNER / GRAUBELE: Cinderella among the Doves ♛

In the 1960ies is was a ritual in many families to have the mother read a fairy tale at bedtime....
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1970s PEBARO: Long Braid Cinderella

PEBARO is the abbreviation for "Peter Bausch Ronsdorf". Ronsdorf is a part of the larger city Wuppertal. Pebaro was founded...
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1970s PEBARO: Longest Braid Cinderella

The template got produced in the 1970ies. This hobby work however was done by Brigitte Lange for her son Martin...
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1940ies Fairy Tale Wall Plaque: Hansel and Gretel with Swan

In the first 1812 version of the Brothers Grimm it is a duck carrying the siblings over the lake, one...
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HARTMANN TEMPLATE: Hans in Luck with Lump of Gold

More often than not Hans in Luck is shown with a goose or a pig. This is one of the...
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1940s GERMAN WALL FIGURE: Punch Bowl Snow White with seven Cups

This is a great item: You have the template colors on the backside.
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1970s PEBARO-TEMPLATE: Hair Band Star Money Girl on Meadow Base

PEBARO is the abbregiation for "Peter Bausch Ronsdorf". Ronsdorf is a part of the larger city Wuppertal. Pebaro was founded...
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1960s GRAUPNER GRAUBELE / Puenkelchen Sitting on His Book

"PÜNKELCHEN UND DER KARFUNKELSTEIN" VON DICK LAAN, COPYRIGHT 1955.
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GRAUPNER / GRAUBELE 1950ies Giant American Wild West Wagon ♛

A typical boy motive. Wagons and cars. But who knows - maybe it was a girl who did this very...
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