|The picture below shows a larger front and back view of this 1981 Cracker Jack Pop Corn Confection Contest Box & Unopened Prize. Well, the prize is still inside. This box at one time unfortunately was found by a mouse. It made a hole on the back and ate all of the contents, except the unopened contest prize. The contest ended on May 31st, 1982. It is marked on one side:|
CRACKER JACK - B - BORDEN, INC., COLUMBUS, OH. 43215 ©1968, 1974
The front of the box pictures Sailor Jack and his dog Bingo. The back pictures the many prizes that could be won in the contest. These prizes included (2) Grand Prizes of a 1981 Winnebago Warrior Motor Home filled with Mattel toys, (100) First Prizes of Mattel Electronics Intellivision Games (early video game set), (2000) Second Prizes of Drive Command radiop control competition race cars, (5000) Third Prizes of The Electronic Connection Game, and finally (92,898) Fourth Place Prizes of a set of (6) Mattel Hot Wheels cars or a Sun Lovin' Malibu Barbie Doll.
This one ounce vending machine size box measures 2-3/4'' x 5'' x 1-1/16''. It appears to be in fair condition with a small mouse hole on the back as pictured.