1958-1959 Beistle Halloween Catalog

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  Eye candy time! A 1958 – 1959 Beistle Company Halloween Catalog! Can you imagine seeing the display at 200 Fifth Avenue? Page one: No. 1503 Dan-Dee Hallowe’en Decorating Kit! A wide variety of attractive Halloween decorations, specially selected to satisfy most window trimmers needs. Stores working with “Special Promotions” …

Vintage Euclid Halloween 1965 Ads

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I was trolling some local Euclid (Cleveland) newspaper archives for something unrelated to Halloween, but the Halloween Gods were smiling upon me as always, and gave me some nice eye candy PLUS Bayshore adverts! Everyone is coming to Smith’s Annual  Hallowe’en Party, Thursday, October 28, 1965. Smith’s was a restaurant …

Vintage Ad: Twick or Tweet Raisins

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So you’re a kid and you’re out with your friends, having the time of your lives running from house to house frantically while clinging for dear life onto that pillow sack or pumpkin pail. Awesome, isn’t it? Then… raisins. And brief confusion. Maybe I’m in the minority because while I …

Some Bayshore Goodness!

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 Seriously… how could I have missed this?   These are 2 pages from the 1972 Bayshore catalog… blow molded figures! Lights! There’s more, too, like masks and all kinds of sort of vintage goodies, at the source. I would give anything for a copy of this catalog, by the way, …

Mars Halloween Candy Containers

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During the Halloween 1989 season, the Mars candy company sold (I believe) 2 plastic characters full of fun size chocolate bars. In 1990 there were 3 sold.* *I am completely guessing here. In my travels, I’ve only found the goblin stamped 1990.  The 1989 ghost and pumpkin are different from …