Video Arcade Gum

video arcade game gum

Topps came out with these very awesome containers of gum right about the time of the North American video game crash. I have a vague recollection of buying these and the gum inside being mini-Chiclets. Sadly I never kept one and if I tried it is long since crushed in some box somewhere.

If you look very closely I think you will be pretty impressed by the details on these things. Not bad for a disposable gum container. Check out a single container:

video arcade games single

Main Sell Sheet for Topps – Video Arcade Gum [@] Flickr
Donkey Kong Jr. Container (it is/was for sale) [@] Flickr


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6 thoughts on “Video Arcade Gum

  1. Rob says:

    if anyones interested in these, I have 5 of these for sale, unopened, good condition + sell sheet as pictured above.

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