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Since 1997 these delightful bird nutcrackers have been issued in limited quantities during Ulbricht's U.S. signing tour. A handful of shops are selected each year to host a signing event with Gunther Ulbricht. 2018 will mark the twenty-second consecutive bird design to be released in this series. But it all began with the "Woodpecker" in 1997, a replica of a 1933 nutcracker, originally made by Otto Ulbricht, Gunther's grandfather. He created the Cracking Bird to commemorate the birth of his son Christian Ulbricht that year. These delightful miniature bird nutcrackers are highly sought after and typically sell out during the signing events, perhaps because they are not as seasonal and look great sitting on display throughout the year. Below you'll find that we have a few of the older Tour Birds from previous years that are still available. The 2017 Bird was a magnificent Mallard Duck arriving in December.
You will find our Ulbricht nutcrackers organized within these ten groups...
Classic Ulbricht Nutcrackers l Ulbricht Limited Editions 2018 Nutcracker Introductions l Ulbricht Natural Nutcrackers Ulbricht's Nutcracker Ballet l Tour Birds l Ulbricht Santa Nutcrackers Small Ulbricht Nutcrackers l A Christmas Carol Nutcrackers Very Large Ulbricht Nutcrackers l Nutcracker Replacement Parts
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Magical Loon - 2018 Tour
Ulbricht Cracking Bird

This year's Magical Loon will be the twenty- second addition to this series of annual tour "cracking birds" that the Ulbricht firm has created. The series started in 1997. This tour bird nutcracker is released in conjunction with a visit from Gunther Ulbricht to our shop on Friday, 9 November 2018 and at a handful of other select retail shops across the United States that will also be hosting Ulbricht signing events. Made in Germany by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht Limited Edition 6-7/8 Inches - 17,5 cm height This Tour Bird is dated 2018, signed by Gunther Ulbricht and personalized, Veil Gluck! (Much Luck in German)
PRE-ORDER ONLY The Loon nutcracker will be available in late October and will be shipped upon arrival.
Magical Loon - 2018 Tour<br>Ulbricht Cracking Bird
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UL32-473
Mallard - 2017 Tour
Ulbricht Cracking Bird

This year's Mallard Duck will be the twenty- first addition to this series of annual tour "cracking birds" that the Ulbricht firm has created. The series started in 1997. This tour bird nutcracker is released in conjunction with a visit from Gunther Ulbricht to our shop on Friday, 10 November 2017 and at a handful of other select retail shops across the United States that will also be hosting Ulbricht signing events. Made in Germany by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht Limited Edition 6-7/8 Inches - 17,5 cm height This Tour Bird is dated 2017, signed by Gunther Ulbricht and personalized, Veil Gluck! (Much Luck in German)
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Mallard - 2017 Tour<br>Ulbricht Cracking Bird
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UL32-472
Hen & Eggs - 2016 Tour
Ulbricht Cracking Bird

This year's Hen laying Eggs will be the twentieth addition to this series of annual tour "cracking birds" that the Ulbricht firm has created. The series started in 1997. This tour bird nutcracker is released in conjunction with a visit from Gunther Ulbricht to our shop on Friday, 11 November 2016 and at a handful of other select retail shops across the United States that will also be hosting Ulbricht signing events.
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Made in Germany by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht Limited Edition 6-7/8 Inches - 17,5 cm height This Tour Bird is dated 2016, signed by Gunther Ulbricht and personalized, Veil Gluck!
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Hen & Eggs - 2016 Tour<br>Ulbricht Cracking Bird
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UL32-470
Peacock - 2014 Tour
Ulbricht Cracking Bird

The Peacock is the eighteenth addition to this series of annual tour "cracking birds" that the Ulbricht firm has created. The series started in 1997. This tour bird nutcracker was released in conjunction with a visit from Gunther Ulbricht to our shop on 14 November 2014 and at a handful of other select retail shops (11) across the United States that will also be hosting Ulbricht signing events. Made in Germany by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht Limited Edition 6-7/8 Inches - 17,5 cm height
This Tour Bird is dated 2014 and signed by Gunther Ulbricht
Peacock - 2014 Tour<br> Ulbricht Cracking Bird
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Corbie the Raven
2013 Ulbricht Tour Bird

The Corbie is the seventeenth addition to this series of annual tour "cracking birds" that the Ulbricht firm has created since 1997. So where does the name,
"Corbie"
come from? Well...it's actually a Scottish name for Crow or Raven, derived from the Old French corbin from the Latin corvînus corvine. This tourbird nutcracker was released in conjunction with our visit from Gunther Ulbricht to our shop on 15 November 2013 and at a handful of other select retail collectibles shops across the country hosting Ulbricht signing events. Made in Germany by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht Limited Edition 5-3/8 Inches - 13,6 cm
This Tour Bird is Dated 2013 and Signed by Gunther Ulbricht
Corbie the Raven <br> 2013 Ulbricht Tour Bird
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