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Leaf’s “Groovy” Gravel Bubblegum from the 1970’s!

Following up on yesterday’s Mad Rocks post, I thought it would be fun to feature another one of the pebble-style bubblegum products to come out of the 1970’s; Leaf’s Gravel Gum.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Mr. T Gold Chain Bubble Gum!

Ah, Mr. T and his Gold Chain bubble gum.  I don’t have much to say about this that hasn’t already been said.  But having recently acquired a pack, I thought it warranted a dedicated post.

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Back Home – And still more of the Jeff Nelson gum collection!

After a little more than a week away, the CollectingCandy.com staff has returned home.  It was an amazing road trip, though it is nice to be able to post from my home PC, while having easy access to my scanner … 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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Behind the Music…Whistle Pops!

Whistle Pops, as they were called when I first encountered them, were introduced to United States consumers in 1975.

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Pop Bottle Candy – a Topps classic from my Woolworth’s youth.

Since I launched CollectingCandy.com, there are a few topics that I’ve been especially excited to talk about and share pieces of – and Pop Bottle Candy is definitely one of them.

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Amurol Innovation – Nutty Novelty Gum from 1995

I’ve spoken before about Amurol, the division of Wrigley responsible for things like Big League Chew and Bubble Tape among many other fun products.  Though they started as a sugarless gum company, they ended up becoming the novelty arm of … Continue reading

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