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Cereal Boxes & Prizes: 1960s: A Tribute & Price Guide
by Scott Bruce
Rich in nostalgia, this pictorial history captures the best-loved cereal packages and prizes from the 1960s.Mickey Mantle, Yogi Bear, Andy Griffith, Banana Splits, Batman, and the Beverly Hillbillies pop up alongside "Free Inside" gizmos like Yellow Submarine rub-ons, Bullwinkle springys, and Dick Dastardly squadron medals. Treasures such as the Quisp beanie, silver-plated ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Flakeworld Publishing
(first published 1998)
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This rather fat, lavishly illustrated, high gloss masterpiece of the coffee-table-nostalgia-book genre is an often electrifying 1960's flashback, chock full of images of what is sometimes called "breakfast ephemera" (i.e., old cereal boxes, cereals and cereal box prizes). These gorgeously shot images can have the same effect on the geek memory as hearing a long-lost classic Pop song the listener thought he had forgotten. Apparently, no matter how ephemeral ephemeral may be, it still may exist ...more