|The pictures show a view of all (5) Colorful 1980s McDonald's Restaurant Advertising Place Mat Press Proofs in this lot. Three of the backs have a coloring puzzle sheet of Spiderman and the Villains Hobgoblin and Scorpion. These placemat sheets had been acquired from an Artist that worked on the production artwork to produce them. These were the press proofs that were inspected before all of the others were printed. The Artist had saved many of the proof sheets in portfolios.|
The first placemat is ©1988. It has advertising for McDonalds and Kenneth Feld The Greatest Show On Earth the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Mississippi Coliseum. It features ''KingTusk - The largest Land Mammal Traveling The Face Of The Earth''.. It pictures the elephant. a Bengal tiger with trainer, a clown, and logos for McDonalds, and several area radio and television stations. There is a $2.00 discount coupon for the Circus.
The next placemat in this lot is ©1986. On this one McDonalds presents Tony Bennett nad His 32 Piece Orchestra at Bald Hill Cultural Park, Brookhaven, Long Island, New York. The concert was to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. It pictures Tony Bennett twice, The Ronald McDonald House logo and the arches logo. There is a $1.00 off coupon.
The next placemat is ©1986. It advertises for a McDonalds and WCSC-TV ''Munch Out Datebook'' calendar for savings on McDonald's food. The offer was good in McDonald's restaurants in Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Colleton, Georgetowm, and Williamsburg Counties of South Carolina.
The next placemat is ©1986. It celebrates the 350th Birthday of Rhode Island. It mentions that there were 50 McDonald's locations in Rhode Island in 1986. Didcounts were being offered for eight leading cultural and historic attractions including: Newport Mansion: The Elms, Tennis Hall of Fame, Slater Mill Historic Site, Museum of Rhode Island History, Pawtucket Red Sox, Children's Museum, Green Animal Topiary Gardens, and John Brown House. It pictures Ronald McDonald, the golden arches logo a birthday cake, and a channel 12 logo.
The fifth and final placemat is ©1986. It has a golden arches logo and a single burning candle for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to commemorate his birthday.
These old placemat sheets each measure about 14'' x 11''. They are all in mint unused condition as pictured.