|The picture shows a view of all (17) Old Smokey Bear Character Advertising Items in this lot. Some of these items are dated (see below). The items in this lot include the following:|
There are two different plastic rulers. The print on these two is the same, but one is longer and narrower. Each has two images of Smokey Bear and they are marked as follows:
HELP SMOKEY PREVENT FOREST FIRES!
There is a Smokey Bear cotton handkerchief or scarf. It is clean but could use an ironing. Some of it is cropped in the picture below but both sides are the same. It has two colorful images of Smokey Bear and it has the following slogans twice:
BE SURE YOUR CAMPFIRE IS OUT COLD BEFORE LEAVING!
ALWAYS GIVE MATCHES TO AN ADULT.
CAREFUL CAMPERS HELP SMOKEY PREVENT FOREST FIRES!
There is an old Smokey Bear ''Snuffit'' head. It has a magnet inside the bottom. This was made when the dashboards of cars and trucks were metal. It would be on the dashboard to snuff a cigarette out. There are instructions on the bottom and it is marked as follows:
PREVENT FOREST FIRES
SMOKEY SAYS ''SNUFFIT''
There is an old unused lithographed tin tab button. It pictures Smokey Bear, has a Union mark, and reads:
I'M HELPING SMOKEY PREVENT FOREST FIRES
GREEN DUCK CO. CHICAGO
Next there is an unused 1962 Smokey Bear advertising premium bookmark ruler. Smokey is on the front and two images on the back. The front has a 6'' ruler and on the back there are days to check off for Christmas, Spring, and Summer school vacations. It is marked as follows:
DON'T PLAY WITH MATCHES!
PLEASE! ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT FOREST FIRES
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOREST SERVICE AND MAINE FOREST SERVICE
63-CFFP-4 GPO: 1962 -O-657638
There is a 2008 - 2009 Smokey Bear calendar booklet. Besides calendars, there is much useful information inside.
Next there is a March 1972 advertisement for a complete Smokey Bear toy camping set. It is pictured and has some information about it.
The other (9) items in this lot are all Woodland Catalogs featuring all things Smokey Bear. These are great for reference for Smokey items. The catalogs are filled with pictures, information, and prices for thousands of Smokey items from the Summer of 1994 to the Summer of 1998. Included in the lot are the following issues:
Summer 1994 (50th anniversary)
Winter - Spring 1994 - 1995
Winter - Spring 1995 - 1996
Winter - Spring 1996 - 1997
Winter - Spring 1997 - 1998
All of these items for one price! To judge the sizes the blue plastic ruler measures 12'' long. These items appear to range from excellent to mint condition as pictured. The calendar book has some page creases and wrinkling.