1. 10 More Foods I Bought at the 99¢ Only Store With Delightfully Anachronistic Package Design That I Need You To Be Aware Of

    These Necco Wafers look like they’re from…the early 1960s.
    Proof of Its Modernity: Heralded as “Fat Free” on wrapper.
    Where You’d Expect to See It: On a 1977 Springbok jigsaw puzzle featuring a jumble of old-timey candies.
    Buy It Because: You just ought to buy a roll of Neccos once in a while.
    • It’s not just the wrapper design that makes a roll of Neccos look like something from the 1960s, it’s also the fact that this is one of the few candies today still packaged in wax paper while everyone else has decided to hermetically seal their sweets in impermeable plastic. Like Mallo Cup, this is definitely a staple of those vintage-type candy sellers.

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    Posted by on June 16, 2011, 9:00 AM.

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