Just out of curiosity, what were your favorite penny candies? Doe anyone else remember banana "Now and Laters"? I know there are alog og things not pictured....red licorace is another one -remember Beemans licorace gum and the blug wrappers? My brother and I would get a dime to go to "Fletcher's drug store. What a treat that was.
1950’s – Nik-L-Nip Wax Bottles, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Sugar Lips Wax Chewing Gum, Sen-Sen Breath Refreshments, Charms Assorted Squares, Clark Bar, Nestle’s Oh Henry Candy Bar, Teaberry Gum, Slo-Poke Jr. Suckers, Candy Buttons, Gold Rocks Nugget Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum Cigars, Necco Chocolate Wafers, Skybar, Cup-O-Gold, Black Licorice Pipes, Necco Assorted Wafers, Abba-Zaba, Mary Janes, Chuckles Jelly Candy, Zagnut Bar, C. Howard Scented Gum, Walnettos, Charms Sweet Pops, and Reeds Root Beer & Butterscotch Candies.
1960’s – Charms Sour Pops, Cup-O-Gold, Bubble Gum Cigar, Necco Chocolate Wafers, Clark Bar, Sen-Sen Breath Refreshments, Slo-Poke Jr. Suckers, Marshmallow Cones (Assorted Flavors), Big Hunk, Reese’s Smoothie Peanut Butter Cups, Sugar Lips Wax Chewing Gum, C. Howard Violet Mints, Nestle’s Oh Henry Candy Bar, Skybar , Nik-L-Nip Wax Bottles, Boston Beans, Bottlecaps, Goobers, Pixy Stix, Razzles Candy/Gum, Zotz, Necco Assorted Waffers, Candy Buttons, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Reeds Cinnamon Candies, Black Licorice Pipe, Chocolate Cigarettes, Gold Rocks Nugget Bubble Gum, Bun Bar, Charms Assorted Squares, Cheryheads, and Teaberry Gum.
1970’s – Rocky Road Milk Chocolate Bar, Clark Bar, Pixy Stix, Tart’N Tiny, Gold Rock Nugget Bubble Gum, Goobers, Bubble Gum Cigar, Charms Assorted Squares, Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Wonka Strawberry/Banana Laffy Taffy, Slo-Poke Jr. Suckers, C. Howard Lemon Mints, Boston Beans, Cherryheads, Red Licorice Pipes, Willy Wonka Chocolate Bar, Necco Chocolate Wafers, Sugar Lips Wax Chewing Gum, Double Bubble Bubble Gum, Candy Buttons, Caramel Bun Bar, Charms Sweet & Sour Pops, Razzles Candy/Gum, Nestle’s Oh Henry Candy Bar, Wonka Bottlecaps, Teaberry Gum, Strawberry Pop Rocks, Sen-Sen Breath Refreshments, Zotz Candy, Reeds Rootbeer Candies, and Nik-L-Nip Wax Bottles.
1980’s – Atomic Fire Balls, Bit-o-Honey, Bubblicious Radical Red, Candy Necklace, Candy Cigarettes, Charleston Chew Chocolate, Lemonheads, Wonka Tart ‘n Tiny, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Pixy Stix, Ass’t Saf’T’Pops, Jawbusters, Now & Later –Grape, Now & Later, Wax Fangs, Wax Bottles, Clark Bar, Laffy Taffy Watermelon, Bottlecaps, Zours, Astro Pops & Cinnamon Toothpicks.
Remember the dentist as a kid? I do and I was scared to death and when I lost a tooth, I kept it in my mouth for two weeks after so my parents didn't take me to see him. I remember him as a guy who hated kids that cried....which made me cry. :0) Oh, the good old days. Haha.