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A Fantastic Vintage Halloween Heide Witch Wrapper!
Back in 2013, I kicked off our Countdown to Halloween with what was, at the time, my favorite vintage Halloween wrapper; one for a Brach’s Chocolate Covered Witch. Today, that Brach’s Witch wrapper is getting some serious competition as I … Continue reading
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
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!
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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