eBook Shop: Toys, Games, and Action Figure Collectibles of the 1970s: Volume I Action Jackson to Gre-Gory the Bat Toys, Games, and Action Figure Collectibles of the 1970s von Jonathon Jones als Download. For great art and culture delivered to your door, visit our shop. Get the best deals on Kellogg's Promotional Cereal Toys. Vintage Weetos Cereal Toys - Pound Purries - Pound Puppies - Cats - Dogs - Pets - 1996 - 1999 - Breakfast TitchyKitschy. Storybook. So I started searching online to see if I could find some of the things I remember getting from cereal boxes when I was growing up. Description. It's cheap enough too, under $10 including shipping, and I almost bought it before I realized how silly I was being. Mr. T cereal was the greatest. 1969 Cap'n Crunch Cereal Premium Posters Sea Dog, Captain Crunch, Brunhilde, Jean La Foot, Smedley, and Crunchberry Beast. I think I ended up played with my food with this dinosaur spoon rather than eating what I was supposed to. Like many of you, I grew up in a time when cereal companies would put actual prizes in cereal boxes. All rights reserved. Answer: The only cereal from that era (1950s-1970s) that I know of with pink elephant shapes was from Post's Crispy Critters. Shop with Afterpay on eligible items. In 1981, Coco Puffs offers “Color Bubbles” gum. 60's Cap'n Crunch Cereal Premium Seadog Bo'Sun Whistle Blue / White Works 1970s Kellogg's, R&L Assorted, Vintage Cereal Toys 1970s toys, found in Kellogg's cereal boxes. Bastards. I sure did enjoy plastering these tattoos on my arms when I was growing up, though. 33 R&L Wacky Walker cereal toys, 1975, Kellogg's . Mine had me wait until the prize fell out naturally when pouring a bowl; an exercise in patience that was borderline child abuse. The fact that they glowed in the dark made them even better! Maybe because orange is my favorite color. There are 227 1960s cereal toy for sale on Etsy, and they cost $14.98 on average. It sounds a bit pathetic now, but in decades past, unearthing a crappy toy from within a box of sugary cereal was like finding buried treasure for a kid in the 1960s-1980s. C $13.19. Kelloggs Cereal Toys Crater Critters R & L X 5 Space nit Crazy critter ETC AU $15.00 0 bids AU $9.00 … ‘I cannot believe, today, that the world almost ignored those people and what was happening. Kellogg's, Post and General Mills waged war with their animated tigers, panthers and pilots. You gotta love the era of fanny packs! Joe got a “Camo Action T-Shirt Offer”, In 1971, you could get a Globetrotters T-shirt from your box of Count Chocula; in 1985 the monster cereals offered “Shoe Taggers”. R L 1972 CEREAL TOY TOTEM TRIBE JUG EARS BROWN AUSSIE KELLOGGS. Spotters: Kadrey, Lefty Limbo, BoingBoing, In 1971, the Troubles in Belfast and the rest of Northern Ireland were in full cry. Ah, memories. As a fan of Darkwing Duck, I wore this with pride. By our assessment, the best prizes were from the 1970s. Shop with confidence. But I suspect the primary reason is that there isn’t that appreciation for these simple and cheap prizes to make it worthwhile. TIMELINE 10 January 1971 - Members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) carried out an early form of 'punishment attack' by tarring and feathering four men who were accused of criminal activities in, Julie Newmar was Catgirl. I’m not sure why kids were obsessed with stickers in those days; but like any fad, there’s rarely a solid reason why it became popular in the first place. I've always been a fan of horror, so having a ghost detector as a kid was awesome! Cereal toys were hands down the best part of the morning. It’s sad that kids these days will never know the awesomeness of that experience! Copyright © 2008-2021, GeekTyrant Industries, LLC. The toys were generally cheaply made crap. The company produced cereal premiums mainly through the 1960's and 70's. Can't say I ever had Rainbow Bright cereal, but I'm sure there are a lot of people out there with fond memories. In the late 1970's, the company was sold, and relocated to Mexico. Copyright © 2008-2021, GeekTyrant Industries, LLC. Now that's a classy toy - look at the detail compared to the race car. Find great deals on eBay for 1970s toys. Now they provide you with a code that you have to input on a web site just to enter to get the prize, and most of the time it’s not even guaranteed. Stickers were huge in the eighties. Among all the modern “antique” cereal toys on eBay from the 1970s and 1980s, I was delighted to find this one, identified as a 1950s cereal prize - and identical to the submarine I remember. I remember spending a lot of time playing with this little baking soda submarine. Kellogg’s, the first to put prizes in their cereal boxes, has stopped doing so, as has General Mills and other cereal manufactures. Pre-Owned. Man, no wonder I had so much energy back then – I was hopped up on sugar! THE GREATEST! 1970s VINTAGE CAPTAIN CRUNCH CEREAL TOY FINGER SEESAW WORKING Green. I did enter to win the complete set of toys, but I never won. Prizes are found inside or sometimes on the cereal box. In 1968, coinciding with the release of Yellow Submarine, came boxes of Nabisco Rice Honeys with Beatles “Rub-Ons” inside. From United States Customs services and international tracking provided. 1960s Toys 1970s Toy Boxes Cereal Boxes Mcdonalds Toys Crazy Toys Vintage Toys Vintage Stuff Infancy. We owe them, for what we allowed to happen to them.’ – Carrol Walsh, Liberator, 37 Snapshots of Manchester In The 1970s   Via: MMU, "Advice my father gave me: never take liquor into the bedroom. ///   Copyright / DMCA Notice I was telling my kids about the prizes I used to get recently and it fascinated them. Yes, Bazooka was a rock-hard gum that lost its flavor in five seconds, but since it came in the cereal box, suddenly it was special. Link was the best, though. We need more monster cereal prizes these days. How could any kid live without the Batman periscope?! All rights reserved. Stickers that transform your face into a creepy-ass monster!? I include the Flintstone’s coin holder because I actually used this – not sure exactly why, but I loved this little prize back in the day and kept my precious-few coins in it. In Australia,and around the world, cereal toy premiums manufactured by Rosenhain & Lipmann (commonly called R & L) were small plastic toys that were very popular in the 1960’s and to some extent the 1970’s. Cookie Declaration  ///   Privacy Policy Not sure that I would have been caught dead in a “I’m a Smurf Superstar” T-shirt back then, but I’m sure there were plenty who sent in for this “Smurfy T-Shirt Offer”. That's something I grew out of over time when it just started to bore me. They do not owe us anything. I guess it's easier than some of the toys you had to mail in for back in the day! Kids today will never know the simple joy of finding a prize in a cereal box. Kids loved robots, so why not make one to attack the “soggies” that attacked your cereal? Please consider making a donation to our site. Crater Critters. Cereal Box Prizes from the 1970s and 1980s. Back when everyone bought cereal for the free gift. And you can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Now here’s a cereal I wish would make a comeback. There's nothing safer than shooting a cloud at someone. Steve Vistaunet's photgraphs of cassette spine designs take us back to pressing 'play' and 'record' on to make compilation mixes. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. These were the perfect creepy flashlights to protect us from the creepy monsters that lurked in our dark rooms at night. Don’t stick anything in your ears. Brand New. Now, let's open this big box of cereal fun. In 1985, S’Mores cereal offered the “Freaky Fascinating Fire Eyes Stickers”, featuring the spooky tiger, fly and owl… and the oddly lethargic alligator. 1970s Toys Ears Cereal Australia Brown Ear Chocolate Corn Flakes Australia Beach. This was a fun collection of stickers and I had several of them plastered around my room. Everyone remembers Boo-Berry, Frankenberry and Count Chocula, but we often forget Fruit Bruit (and Yummy Mummy); Quentin Tarantino certainly doesn’t, as he featured this cereal in Pulp Fiction. 1960s Toys 1970s Toy Boxes Cereal Boxes Mcdonalds Toys Crazy Toys Vintage Toys Vintage Stuff Infancy. This was the perfect cereal prize for kids to annoy their parents and piss them off. Ice cream cereal doesn’t have enough sugar to satisfy you? Cereal Amp Toys Games Corn Flakes Toy Breakfast Cereal. This is a list of breakfast cereals.Many cereals are trademarked brands of large companies, such as Kellogg's, General Mills, Malt-O-Meal, Nestlé, Quaker Oats and Post Foods, but similar equivalent products are often sold by other manufacturers and as store brands Did you scroll all this way to get facts about 1960s cereal toy? At the cusp of mega-fame photographs of the Rolling Stones in their respective homes by Danish photographer Bent Rej. It's such a simple thing, but I spent so much time drawing pictures on this. The R&L (Rosenhain & Lipmann) company was located in Melbourne, which is the capital city of the state of Victoria, in Australia. By the 1970s, the options for a morning bowlful were downright weird. Cereal aisle selection, sugar content and cartoon mascots escalated in the 1960s. I guess it's easier than some of the toys you had to mail in for back in the day! “Desk Signs” seems like an odd idea, but we were suckers for anything free spilling out of a cereal box. It was the perfect tool for spying on people. Cheerios’ 1978 Keds cards “action stickers” were an embarrassment, but their “Bionic Stickers” from 1976 were epic. Some of my earliest memories are of cereal toys. Paired with some Saturday morning cartoons, these cereals were a highlight of childhood. Julie was the first Catwoman to TV's Batman. See more ideas about toys, cereal, toy boxes. That was me. Monsters were big with kids back in the day, weren't they? Well you're in luck, because here they come. EVERY ‘80s and ‘90s kid will remember getting a free toy with their favourite cereal. 5 out of 5 stars (95) 95 reviews $ 8.15. And like most cereal prizes, it also glowed in the dark. With each pouring came the rapturous hope that the prize would make an appearance as it fell into the bowl… but most often resulting in abysmal disappointment. I’m looking for a toy airplane from the 1970’s biplane I think . Some parents let their children dump out the entire contents of the box to get at the glorious prize within; some let their kids dig their grubby paws, elbow-deep, into the box to catch hold of the cherished booty. The 1980 Wheaties box featuring the iconic Jenner picture offered football jerseys for $6.95. It shoots a white "Cosmic Cloud"! The perfect way to top off a bowl of cereal in the morning was by shoving a bunch of gumballs into your mouth before school. This handheld game kept kids distracted playing it as their cereal got soggy. There's nothing better as a kid than pulling money out of a cereal box. cereal offered a lousy fifteen cent coupon for the E.T. R L Cereal Toys … It was a nostalgic explosion for me and I thought I had to share some of these things with you to help bring back those wonderful memories from a simpler time. I have no idea why, but I wore this watch with pride! And what was all this hubbub over cereal box prizes about, anyway? Links monetized by VigLinkCustom Code and Design by, Free Reyes, Crazy Full Trailer for Nicolas Cage's Demonic Animatronic Animal Horror Film WILLY'S WONDERLAND, Ninja Theory Shows Off Incredible Realism in New Horror Title PROJECT: MARA, Steve Zahn Heads Into The Wilderness in Trailer For The Modern Western COWBOYS, Tom Holland Gives Sneak Peek at Upcoming Disneyland Attraction, Queen Latifah is Delivering Justice in New Trailer For THE EQUALIZER Series, Trailer and Poster for New Collection of Short Films PIXAR POPCORN Streaming on Disney+ This Friday, Tom Holland Battles PTSD and Addiction in Trailer for The Russo Bros. 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It sounds a bit pathetic now, but in decades past, unearthing a crappy toy from within a box of sugary cereal was like finding buried treasure for a kid in the 1960s-1980s. But the cereal box prize didn’t really take off until cheap plastics manufacturing became a reality in the mid-1950s. Archives of vintage popular culture items such as toys, fast food and cereal premiums, cartoon characters and Disneyana. This was all about obsession. During the Depression people used cotton flour bags and feed sacks to make clothes, curtains, diapers, awnings and other household items. There was a time in my childhood when I would wolf breakfast cereal down, bowl after bowl after bowl until I was so full of sugar and dietary fibre that I couldn't sleep or afford the risk of breaking wind. The reasons cited are lawsuits (choking hazards and other risks that come with small toys can bring legal problems) and trimming down any frills to lower costs. Count Chocula, Boo Berry, and Frankenberry have always known how to party, and what kids didn't like toy cars?! When I was a kid, I loved playing with toy guns! As a huge fan of Disney cartoons, I thought these silly things were the coolest things. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Late 1940s Wheaties had a whole series of cut-out masks; my favorite being “Iron Jaw the Robot”, Sometimes cereal companies thought “outside the box”. These were made back in the day when parents spanked their kids a lot, so blowing this whistle excessively was just asking for a spanking. When I was a kid, I loved basball! Kids today will never know the simple joy of finding a prize in a cereal box. My uncle still has an unopened box of Batman cereal with the bank like the picture above in his cupboard. Anything that had to do with monsters was cool! How could we have all stood by and have let that happen? I also included some retro commercials for some of these cereals. 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