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    Vintage General Ice Cream Co. "Fro-Joy" Packaging and Eating Utensil Collection (4 Items). In the summer of 1928, kids loved two things - Babe Ruth and ice cream! Combine the two and you get a sugar fueled frenzy of awe and wonder. The week of August 6th to the 11th marked a special promotion by the General Ice Cream Corp. for their Fro-Joy Ice Cream brand consisting of six baseball cards featuring Babe Ruth. Offered is a scarce collection of packages and eating utensils that one would expect to hit the waste basket once the ice cream as gone. NOTE: Selling for association purposes only. Includes: 1) Thin wooden "Spork" or fork/spoon combination eating utensil. Measures 1" x 5" with almost no staining (EX/MT); 2) Fro-Joy "Survitor" ice cream cone holder for five cones. Measures 7-3/4" x 6-1/2" on thick card stock. Has some ice cream stains. (EX/MT (st)); 3) Rare multi-color Fro-Joy Ice Cream box. Measures 3-3/8" x 3-3/4" x 2-5/8." One short corner split, otherwise (EX); 4) Rare one-color carton with string holder. Reads "Fro-Joy" Ice Cream - Chock-Full of "Youth Units" which may refer to a type of ice cream bites. See other offerings in this auction of Fro-Joy cards, an original photo/publication, rare premium/newspaper ad.

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    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
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