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Monthly Archives: April 2012
A short post today about a big candy bar. I collect current candy packaging as well as the vintage stuff, and I’ll be honest, I don’t eat everything I buy. If I did, I’d have to buy a new wardrobe … Continue reading
Ah… Zombies… what’s not to love? I’ve been a fan of zombies as long as I can remember. I think my first exposure to them was through the pages of Starlog magazine (or maybe it was Fangoria) and their coverage … Continue reading
PB Max was a delicious treat first put out by the M&M/Mars company in 1989. I loved the candy itself, but it also had a striking wrapper design, and as a collector I’ve coveted adding one to my collection for … Continue reading
Today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays is from 1974′s Wacky Packages series 10 – Scary Jane.
I am excited to finally be getting to today’s post, as I’ve wanted to cover the subject of Fun Dip for a long time. It’s good that I waited, as the last couple of months have provided key pieces of … Continue reading
It’s not often that I discover images of something produced by Topps in the mid-to-late-70′s that I’d never seen before. After doing years of resarch and collecting, I’d assumed I’d at least come across photos of every one of their … Continue reading
I grew up in Nebraska in the 1970′s, and in the town where I grew up, we had a Woolworth’s store. Without a doubt it had the best selection of candy and gum in town and because of that, I … Continue reading
Toffifay was introduced to the United States in 1977. Using ingredients not typically found in US candy bars at the time, it was an unusual kind of confection to make the standard candy isle. Beyond being a distinctive treat, they … Continue reading
After missing last week’s Wacky Wednesday’s column, partly due to the road trip we were on, today I’m making the post a bit of a double-feature. Today, I give you Bustedfinger and Baby Runt.
Today, I’ll be posting the last photos of the display cases of Jeff Nelson’s gum collection. With one small caveat; These were the display cases that were filled and completed before we arrived. We spent our two-and-a-half days in Toledo, … Continue reading