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  1. Lucille.b liked Debora's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    Name of ape could well have come from 1947 hit song Civilization aka "Bongo, Bongo, Bongo (I Don't Want to Leave the Congo)"....

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:21 PM
  2. Lucille.b liked Debora's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    We sure about that dating? Doesn't look 1950s to me. (Though, unlikely as it seems, I could be wrong.) Debora

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:20 PM
  3. Lucille.b replied to the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    Thanks, Pearls. :) Kind of a funny story. At the estate sale this Snickers box was priced with several packages of vintage sewing bric...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:17 PM
  4. Lucille.b liked pearlsnblume's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    Good luck Lucille, I hope you do very well with it.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  5. Lucille.b replied to the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    Awesome detective work regarding the ingredient Lecithin, cxgirl! Also great Bongo sightings, everyone! :) Bottom line, we'll see if...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  6. Lucille.b liked Debora's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    Yes, I would think your box dates to when hit song was popular. 1947. (Five different recordings hit the charts that year.) The logo...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:47 PM
  7. Lucille.b liked BaseballGames's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    cxgirl, good eye on the ingredients list. Our first impression (as usual, that's all it is, an impression, no factual evidence...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:47 PM
  8. Lucille.b liked cxgirl's post in the thread Vintage Snickers box w/ Halloween (?) mask anyone know "Bongo" the gorilla.

    from looking around I believe you are right this is before the 50s:) I'm of the same opinion that the mask/box has nothing to do with...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:46 PM