TAKE OFF THIS WRAPPER NOW ... DON'T MISS THE PRIVILEGE OFFER INSIDE!
This wrapper-folder, which has helped to protect your Presentation Volume during its transit to your home, contains full particulars of an astounding new offer of vital importance and value to every thinking man and woman, which has been specially planned as a great concession to all who have qualified for the "Wonders of the World."
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|Mummies of Guanajuato, Wonders of the World|
The later edition the advertising wrapper came from is undated, but from internal clues I guess it to be mid-1930s (for instance, Bernhard Hoetger's wonderful 1931 House Atlantis in Bremen is featured, but there's no reference to World War 2).