1959 Funny Monsters Die Laughing Gum Card Wax Box NoRes

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 30, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

YOU'LL DIE LAUGHING...!

BEAUTIFUL REPLICA of ORIGINAL TOPPS FUNNY MONSTERS BUBBLE GUM TRADING CARD WAX BOX first issued in 1959.

Item Description:

Offered is a custom example of the very hard to find First Issue 5 cent Mars Attacks bubble gum card wax box that was first issued in 1959 by the Bubbles (Topps) Chewing Gum Corporation of Brooklyn, New York. Topps has produced many controversial card sets with funny horror themes but "Funny Monsters" was the first. Released in 1959 under an alternative manufacturer name, "Bubbles, Inc.," this 66 card set is more popularly known as " You'll Die Laughing " cards from joke title on the back of each card. This set features Jack Davis illustrations whose artwork is well known from E.C. comics, MAD magazine and countless advertisements.
The box was reproduced using an original 45 year old high-grade card box and displays exceptionally well with great colors and all portions complete and intact. Great comic cartoon images of Monsters including the Frankenstein Monster , Werewolf , and the Mummy. As an added bonus for the high bidder we'll include three color copies of the card wrapper to complete the display (additional wrappers are available for a minimal fee should you want to recreate a full box.) As original wax card boxes were meant to be thrown away once
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