Monthly Archives: June 2013

Breaker Confections’ 5-Cent Window Boxes from 1963!!

Breaker Confections is a name that you might not know, although you’ll certainly recognize some of their more successful creations like Bottle Caps, Tart N Tinys and Everlasting Gobstoppers.   The company name was retired when it became a part of … Continue reading

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NBA Finals Game 7 Tonight – NBA-Related Candy Today!

It’s Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals and tonight the San Antonio Spurs or the Miami Heat will  come away with an NBA championship.  In recognition of that, I selected a number of NBA-related candy packages from my collection … Continue reading

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A Fruity Forgotten One from the 1990’s – Frutables Juice Gum!

As I’ll often find when researching vintage confectionery, “Googling it” regularly turns up nothing – zip, zilch, and nada.  The history of candy packaging, especially for short-lived products, is seemingly lost and the internet can provide little help.  So when … Continue reading

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Nestle’s 1979 Mail-Away Superman Ring Offer and more!

Man of Steel, the latest cinematic interpretation of DC Comics’ Superman premiered at #1 in theaters over this past weekend.  It made me realize this would be a great time to do a Superman-related post.  So today I’d like to … Continue reading

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WWF Superstars Wrappers from 1991!

Long before it became the WWE, the World Wrestling Federation seemed to be the only wrestling game in town.  And it was big, really really big.  The WWF was so big that back in 1991, the world was even presented … Continue reading

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