Blue Ghost - Frozen Confection - 1981

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    Check out the spooky good graphics on this one! Apparently it meant enough to somebody to save this after eating it.

    This wrapper is from a Blue Ghost ice cream bar, or "water ice confection" as it is called here. It was made by Merritt Foods of Kansas City, Missouri and is dated 1981.

    Merritt had a whole line of frozen treats that included a piece of bubble gum to enjoy after the ice cream. The Blue Ghost's red nose was bubble gum.

    This is part of last year's interesting find of candy and ice cream items that I've been documenting. Actually this piece arrived just recently, as some more items are being uncovered this year from the same source.


    jeremy pettis, gregg_koenig, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. corduroy cat has left [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      one of my faves back in the day!

    2. gregg_koenig 34 months ago | reply

      Oh lordE ... this is sweet!!! :)!!!

    3. CheshireCat666 34 months ago | reply

      The ghostsicle on top of that awesome Halooweeny background...swoon

    4. j(ay) 34 months ago | reply

      I bet Hoodwinks were better!
      After years of searching, the below link is the sole image I have found from these...there were a couple of other flavours too (I had a t-shirt as a kid)...

    5. mankatt 34 months ago | reply

      as rare as hens teeth....

    6. Waffle Whiffer 28 months ago | reply

      Here's another ice cream wrapper from the same find:

      Animal Crackers Ice Cream Sandwich - 1984

    7. .::ROM::. Raine On Me 25 months ago | reply

      So glad someone kept this! Thanks for sharing, I love all your finds by the way. Every time I browse your pics, I get a warm nostalgic feeling!!! :D

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