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CountdownToHalloween Past Years Recap – Part Two of Two!

Yesterday, as part of a two-part flashback recap, I presented a collection of my favorite CountdownToHalloween entries from past years.  Those posts showcased items that were largely contemporary in nature, so today I’ll be following that up by putting a … Continue reading

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Special Fleer Dubble Bubble Halloween Pack from 1976!

Floating out of the groovy 1970’s today is a ghostly example of vintage Halloween confectionery packaging.  So make the jump and check out this special Fleer Dubble Bubble Bubblegum Halloween pack from 1976!

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Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask Bubblegum Box!

Today I want to jump back a half-a-century ago to share a look at a wonderful piece of Halloween confectionery packaging from the Topps company. Make the jump and enjoy Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask bubblegum box!

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Brach’s 1971 Halloween Candy Salesman Catalog and Promotional Materials!!

Today is the first entry in our CountdownToHalloween vintage coverage and boy it’s a good one.  In fact, out of all the things I have planned for the Countdown, this might be the post I’m most excited to share. Now, … Continue reading

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Celebrating our One-Millionth Pageview with Pangburn’s Millionaires!

Two nights ago while I slept, CollectingCandy.com’s page view counter ticked over past one million.  It’s such a big round number and one I’m excited to see the site hit.  As such, I thought the perfect way to mark the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Return of Life Savers Stick-O-Pep!

I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings.  From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing.  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Rowntree’s Christmas Dairy Box from the 1950’s

Hello, everyone!  I’d intended to start my Christmas Countdown on Monday when I’d first arrived back in Nebraska for the holidays, but I didn’t.  As things go, I’ve been entirely caught up with spending time with family.  Which I think … Continue reading

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Milk Duds – 86 Years and 40 different packages!

Milk Duds is a confectionery classic that was first sold in 1926 by the Holloway company of Chicago.  It’s a pretty simple bit of candy as so many classics are; a chewy nugget of caramel surrounded by a tasty chocolatey … Continue reading

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The Brief Run of America’s Curly Wurly!

Cadbury’s Curly Wurly has been a staple of British confectionery since its introduction in 1970.  But few people know that it was given a couple early shots at success here in the United States as well.  Today, I’m going to … Continue reading

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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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