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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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It’s Monday and still more of Jeff Nelson’s gum collection!

Right about now you might be thinking – when will this glorious wave of gum end?  Maybe that’s not what you’re thinking, but either way, I hope you’re enjoying these looks at what is likely the largest collection of contemporary … Continue reading

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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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The Jeff Nelson Bubblegum Collection – Cases and Cases

I promised to reveal more of the Jeff Nelson bubblegum collection earlier in the week, and today I’m going to showcase a portion of the display cases that were already assembled and on display when we arrived. Starting with case … Continue reading

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From the Candy Kitchens of… Howard Johnson’s?

Since I’m on the road this week, starting off on my first CollectingCandy.com field trip, I’ve been thinking about hotels and motels.  It used to be, hotel and motel chains were much more distinctive than they are today.  Howard Johnson’s … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Wedgie!

As I pointed out yesterday, today marks the opening day for Major League Baseball’s 2012 season.  Tonight at just after 7pm, the Cards and the Marlins face off.  So, continuing the thematic of baseball from yesterday’s post, today’s edition of … Continue reading

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Play Ball!! Baseball’s Opening Day Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the 2012 opening day for Major League Baseball.   In order to mark this occasion, today’s post will showcase a number of fun baseball-related candy packages.

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Brachs Rocks! – It’s Rocky D. in ’93!

Rock candy has always been a fun concept, though the crystallized-sugar-on-a-string style is not the only kind out there.  I think I first saw jelly bean-like confections designed to look like rocks, all the way back in the 1970’s, during … Continue reading

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