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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. 2020 would have marked the twenty-fourth consecutive bird design to be released in this series, however due to the Worldwide Covid Pandemic, this year's tour is canceled. Therefore there will be not "Cracking Tour Bird" for 2020 - We look forward to hosting Gunther Ulbricht back, when he visits us in 2021. This all began with the "Woodpecker" in 1997, an actual replica of a 1933 nutcracker, originally made by Otto Ulbricht, Gunther's grandfather.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 arestill available. The 2019 Bird was a Belted Kingfisher (In Stock!).
You will find our Ulbricht nutcrackers organized within these twelve groups...
NEW 2021 Ulbricht Nutcrackers l Ulbricht Natural Nutcrackers Classic Ulbricht Nutcrackers l Limited Edition Ulbricht Nutcrackers Ulbricht's Nutcracker Ballet l Tour Birds l Ulbricht Santa Nutcrackers Small Ulbricht Nutcrackers l A Christmas Carol Nutcrackers by Ulbricht Very Large Ulbricht Nutcrackers l Nutcracker Replacement Parts Retired - Rare & Vintage Ulbricht Nutcrackers
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UL32-475
Belted Kingfisher - 2019
Ulbricht Tour Bird

This year's Belted Kingfisher will be the twenty- third 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, 8 November 2019 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 5-1/8 x 8-1/8 x 5-7/8 Inches (w x l x h) 13,0 x 21,0 x 15,0 cm This Tour Bird is dated 2019, pre-signed by Gunther Ulbricht and personalized, "Viel Gluck!" (Much Luck in German)
In Stock! - Gunther visited us on 16 November!
Belted Kingfisher - 2019<br>Ulbricht Tour Bird
   $119.00
 
UL32-474
Loon - 2018
Ulbricht Tour Bird - Nutcracker

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 5-1/8 x 8-1/8 x 5-7/8 Inches (w x l x h) 13,0 x 21,0 x 15,0 cm This Tour Bird is dated 2018, pre-signed by Gunther Ulbricht and personalized, "Viel Gluck!" (Much Luck in German)
Dated 2018 & Signed by Gunther Ulbricht
Loon - 2018<br>Ulbricht Tour Bird - Nutcracker
   $119.00
 
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!
In Stock - Ready to Ship!
Hen & Eggs - 2016 Tour<br>Ulbricht Cracking Bird
   $119.00
 
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
   $119.00
 
UL32-469
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
   $109.00
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