Home | New | About Us | Categories | Policy | Links
Time Passages Nostalgia Company
Ron Toth, Jr., Proprietor
72 Charles Street
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867-3413
Phone: 1-603-335-2062
Email: ron.toth@timepassagesnostalgia.com
Search for: 
Select from:  
Show:  at once pictures only 
previous page
 Found 47 items 
next page
(5) Old Cracker Jack Pop Corn Confection Miniature Pot Metal Toy Prize Railroad Lantern Charms
Item #p825
Price: $99.99 
$5.00 shipping & handling
For Sale
Click here now for this limited time offer
Any group of items being offered as a lot must be sold as a lot.
Check Out With PayPalSee Our Store Policy

My items on eBay

Collectable Appraisals
Combined Shipping And Handling
You can feel secure
shopping with PayPal.
Quality Packing And
Postal Insurance
Whether you've collected Memorabilia for years or just want to feel like a kid again, please take a few moments to browse through what we
have available for sale.
Gift Certificate
All Original Items.
No Reproductions
You don't have to be an eight year old to enjoy having
a childhood treasure.
(5) Old Cracker Jack Pop Corn Confection Miniature Pot Metal Toy Prize Railroad Lantern Charms
Chicago   Illinois   United States   America   American   Americana   Cracker Jack   Checkers   Pop Corn   Peanuts   Candy   Confection   Reliable Confections   Rueckheim   Tootsietoy   Dowst   Advertising   Souvenir   Promotion   Promotional   Prize   Premium   Child   Children   Childhood   Toy   Miniature   Transportation   Train   Railroad   Light   Lantern   Lamp   Doll   Doll House   Charm   Jewelry   Pot Metal   Lead   Metal   Novelty   Nostalgic   Vintage   Antique   History   Historic
The picture below shows a larger view of all (5) Old Cracker Jack Pop Corn Confection Miniature Pot Metal Toy Prize Railroad Lantern Charms in this lot. These prizes are not dated but they are from 1941. These are the taller lantern version. The Cracker Jack ID number for these is SP-0030. They were from the Cosmo Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois. Three of the lanterns have their, often missing, scarce celluloid capsule insert piece. The capsules are translucent red, clear, and white. One of the lanterns (left) has a silvered finish, and the others are with no finish, as they were made. These are made of pot metal or lead, and they have a charm loop at the top to hang it as a charm bracelet charm, or a necklace pendant.

Many of the early pot metal or lead prizes were manufactured by Dowst (Samuel Dowst), or the Tootsietoy Company of Chicago, Illinois, but there were other companies in the United States, and including ones from Japan and Germany prior to World War II as well. Some of these type prizes were made specifically for Cracker Jack, while others were made as small novelties, bought in volume, and used as prizes by The Cracker Jack Company. Pot metal or lead prizes were some of the earliest prizes that were used in Cracker Jack boxes from the 1910s to the late 1940s. Many of these type prizes or novelties were also sold out of old Johnson Smith & Company catalog as well as some other early novelty catalogs, also used in fortune telling sets, and some were also sold and used as board game parts. Many of these can be found factory painted, inked, or with no finish at all.

All five of these for one price! The railroad lanterns each measure about 1-5/16'' x 5/8''. They appear to be in excellent condition, except two do not have a celluloid insert and one of those is missing the handle, as pictured.

Click on image to zoom.
(5) Old Cracker Jack Pop Corn Confection Miniature Pot Metal Toy Prize Railroad Lantern Charms

Powered by Nose The Hamster (0.42,1)
Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 20:42:54 [ 24999 0.04 0.42]
1997-2021, Time Passages Nostalgia Company / Ron Toth, Jr., All rights reserved