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These Vintage Candy Ads Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Long for the Past

Candy companies sweetened advertisements with bright colors and mouth-watering close-ups of their treats. Treat yourself to this slide show of ads from the late 1940s and ’50s.

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Life Savers

“Sweet dreams”

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Butterfingers

“Crisp…” “…Crunchy.” Circus peanuts or not, these candy ads make us think of these vintage circus photos.

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Brach’s Chocolate Cherries

“Treat your family, treat your guests, treat yourself.” Fast forward to today with these photos that show how Smarties are made!

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Mounds

“Enjoy the king of the coconut bars”

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Tootsie Roll

“Tootsie Rolls and TV… the modern child’s idea of pure joy!”

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Charms

“Eleven luscious flavors … now individually wrapped!”

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Mars Bars

“The candy that’s like a chocolate nut sundae!”

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Life Savers

“Cool and refreshing”

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Life Savers

“The candy with the hole”

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“Strike up a really refreshing habit”

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Life Savers

“Dear Mom …”

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“Orange + lemon + lime + pineapple + cherry = delicious 5 flavor Life Savers”

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“Boy mints girl”

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“Holesome-est sweets in town!”

Originally Published in Reminisce