Blog #1451: Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One Chicle Gum

Transformers: Generation One Chicle Gum

So, a few years ago I picked this up on eBay.

This is a wrapper for a piece of Transformers Chicle Bubble Gum. I had never heard of this gum before finding the wrapper on eBay. I was familiar with Transformers Kent Gum (wrappers for which can be seen here and here), but I have never seen Transformers Chicle Gum before.

Recently, I found this on eBay.

Yes, that is a piece of 27 year old bubble gum, a bargain at just $28. There was something I wasn’t expecting to see when I examined it.

As you can see, a sticker with the name “Tracks” on it is sticking out from under the wrapper. I had no idea that this gum came with stickers. (Ken Gumt came with stickers also. See my Kent Gum Sticker Set here.) I’m going to have to do some research on these, but if you know anything about Chicle Gum stickers (number of them, checklist, where I can get a set, etc) please let me know.

As always, you can find over 15,000 Transformers artifacts from every Transformers series and generation at TFMuseum.com.

Thanks for reading!

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About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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