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Bubble Yum Packs of the 1970’s!

Continuing this week with fun posts acknowledging CollectingCandy.com’s two-year anniversary, today we’re presenting a photo spread of unopened Bubble Yum bubblegum packs from the 1970’s!  Unlike yesterday, today’s post will be light on historical facts as this is a topic … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown – Leaf’s 1971 Easter Favorites!

For today’s entry in our Countdown to Easter I wanted to share a pair of groovy trade ads from 1970, featuring the Easter candy line-up for the year from Leaf.  It’s a lot of great stuff, some of which you’ll … Continue reading

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Fleer’s Pumpkin-Face Bubble Gum and More!

Today I’d like to turn my Halloween-focused lens onto a Fleer offering that for many years was a perennial favorite – Fleer’s Pumpkin-Face Bubble Gum.   Not only that, I’ll showcase a pair of similar Fleer products that made their … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Big Baddy!

It’s Wednesday, and once again time for another installment of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  Up for discussion today is a Wacky Package sticker from 1973’s Series 5; Big Baddy.

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Topps’ 1974 Lineup! For Fun and Profit!

Today’s post marks the 200th entry for CollectingCandy.com, so I thought it was appropriate to share something a bit expansive.  With that thought, today I’ll be presenting a very cool promotional brochure Topps provided to buyers picturing their 1974 product … Continue reading

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A Fun One For Friday – Fleer’s “8 Gumballs”!

Featuring one of the more on-the-nose names of a candy product you’re likely to see,  1971’s “8 Gum balls” from Fleer appears to be just that, a package filled with 8 different flavored gumballs.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Mold Rush!

It’s the middle of the week, so it’s time for another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  For today’s post, we’re going to look at one of my favorite Wacky Package stickers.  It’s from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 6:  Mold Rush.

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Leaf’s Hip Bubble Gum – It’s Psychedlic!

Yesterday’s post on vending machine insert cards had me looking over some of my cool retail bubble gum pieces.  One I recently added to my collection is a 1970’s Hip bubble gum cello pack wrapper from Leaf.   Referred to as … Continue reading

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A Fun One for Friday: Fleer’s Cherry Blast Bubble Gum!

I’ve got a wedding to go to today, which means several hours of driving, and not much time for candy.  Before I embark I wanted to share a fun offering from my bubble gum files.   Submitted for your viewing enjoyment … Continue reading

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A Fun One For Friday – Donruss’ Flat Foot Bubblegum!

Today’s post is about one of candy’s one-hit wonders – a product that likely didn’t last more than a year before it disappeared into confectionery history – Donruss’ Flat Foot bubble gum.

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