Old Cracker Jack Prizes or what What Are We?

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by jakes vintage, May 16, 2018.

  1. jakes vintage

    jakes vintage Well-Known Member

    First off, If this is in the wrong section let me apologise. I just didn' see another section where these could possibly fit. So I've got a very large amount of all these lil miniatures, someone collected a while from what I can see. My question is what are they or what were they used for, are they old crackerjack prizes? Next question is how old do you guys think they Are? I was guessing 50s-60s but just not sure. TIA for any info you have...[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    I get a bakery/cupcake decoration vibe. :)
     
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  3. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

    Could be gumball/vending machine prizes or cereal premiums also.
     
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  4. jakes vintage

    jakes vintage Well-Known Member

    I do see some of those in there for sure especially the umbrellas and such, but not all of them maybe is a mix of anything miniature?

    I see what you mean on some of those too
     
  5. verybrad

    verybrad Well-Known Member

  6. cxgirl

    cxgirl Well-Known Member

    oh those look like fun:) I agree with johnny and Kronos, also some could be cracker jack toys too - the camel looks like hard plastic. I see one says 'Made in Hong Kong' so you are right on the dates. The dinosaur might be a toy, they did series of miniature dinosaurs.
     
  7. Rufus@frockstarvintage

    Rufus@frockstarvintage Well-Known Member

    I see some cocktail garnishings as well - especially the pink elephant, beer mug, camel, & Nessie (1st pic) - that's a fun jumble
     
  8. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

    I don't see any cracker jacks from late 1950s-1970s.
    The toys I remember as a child were more intricate.
    The babies above do not appear to be old king cake babies.
    I have no idea what else other than cupcake decorations? idk?
     
  9. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    i think it's a mixed bag....but CJ prizes....I don't see any I remember.....
     
  10. Huntingtreasure

    Huntingtreasure Well-Known Member

    You have a Casper, the Friendly Ghost.
     
  11. jakes vintage

    jakes vintage Well-Known Member

    I do, he' the only one but yes I got one..
     
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  12. Erstwhile

    Erstwhile Active Member

    Plastic Easter egg fillers?
     
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