Gibsons 1950s Sweet Memories Jigsaw Puzzle in Gift Tin (500 pieces)
1950s Sweet Memories is a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle by Robert Opie from Gibsons Games. The puzzle is presented in an attractive gift tin
A trip to the tuck shop in the 1950s became more rewarding when sweet rationing ended in 1953 in time for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation celebrations, for which special sweet wrappers were designed. During the time chocolate was in short supply, new treats were restricted to products like Polo mints and Spangles (both arriving in 1948) and Bassetts Jelly Babies (1953).
At the end of the decade, a new era of confectionery brands was beginning with Opal Fruits, Picnic, Munchies, and Caramac. Even so, it was the old favourites that endured such as Maltesers, Aero, Kit Kat, Black Magic and Mars bar – all of these were first launched in the 1930s.
Completed puzzle size: 34 x 49cm
Tin size: 12 x 7 x 15cm
As with all Gibsons jigsaw puzzles, the carefully illustrated pieces are made from the highest quality 100% recycled board and are therefore a pleasure to work with again and again.
|Jigsaw artist||Robert Opie|
|Jigsaw no of pieces||500|
|Jigsaw piece size||Standard|
|Jigsaw pieces range||500|
|Jigsaw size||35 x 49|
|Jigsaw title||1950s Sweet Memories|
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