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Bip Bip (Beep Beep) – The lost Road Runner candy from 1970’s Mexico.

One of the more unusual pieces of vintage confectionery packaging to come out of the L.M. Kallok Collection (a wonderful collection I’ve talked about here before, and that I recently acquired) was something I’d never encountered or even heard of:  … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Czechlets!

It’s another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and today we’re going to take a look at the inspiration for the sticker Czechlets, from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 9.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Scary Jane!

Today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays is from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 10 – Scary Jane.

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Fun Dip and Lik-M-Aid – A powdery-sugar-filled retrospective.

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

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Topps’ Fruit Fizz and Cola Fizz – A new candy discovery from the late 70’s.

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

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Wacky Wednesdays – Baby Runt and Bustedfinger!

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.

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The almost-conclusion to the Jeff Nelson Gum Collection!

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

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More of the Jeff Nelson Gum Collection

Tonight I’ll be revealing additional images from the gum collection of Jeff Nelson. Before we get to that, a little update on the CollectingCandy.com field trip. Today was the last leg of a week-long sugar-filled journey, as we visited the … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from CollectingCandy.com!

Easter is another big candy holiday, and it’s been one as long as I can remember.   Let’s face it, for candy, there’s Halloween, Christmas, and Easter – so it’s one of the Big-3. Today, I’m going to showcase an assortment … Continue reading

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