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Old 09-03-2019, 11:27 PM
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Default 1961 Post: Anyone ever seen these boxes

Picked these up today. I have never seen boxes of this size before with cards on them. Anyone have any information on them? Thanks for the help.476B4087-6910-4302-B429-4179E754E081.jpg

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Old 09-04-2019, 01:28 AM
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Hi Mike:

My GUESS would be this is just a printers proof. They took some old piece of carton laying around and printed on it just to see how the colors would look etc.

I have other oddball things like this. Fred

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Old 09-04-2019, 09:00 AM
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Agree with Fred. Printers proofs. Great looking pieces.
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Old 09-04-2019, 02:42 PM
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Looks like they used leftover boxes to test the die cutting for some other box.
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:04 PM
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Mike

what are the dimensions of this piece?

Ken Marks and I were just talking about it and I noticed the half moon cut outs were like those on a Jello box? He sent me photos of a flat Jello box and I believe it matches up with your piece.

So most likely it is just a test for cutting for the "new" Jello box with baseball cards on the back in 1962

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