What's the Future Ever Done for Me?

Gemini Firecrackers 1966

Gemini Firecrackers 1966Front
Gemini Firecrackers 1966
Back
A few years ago I was lucky enough to find a case of these NOS vintage Martian Firecrackers. Sadly this is the last pack. These are probably circa 1965-66 and illustrate the fascination we all had with the space program. That’s a Gemini space capsule on the front. These mini rockets are Cosmic Charged, Super Charged and Extra Loud!
Advertisements

3 responses

  1. Jim

    Oh…whatever happened to the space program!

    October 28, 2010 at 2:24 am

  2. Mark Moore

    WOW ! Where in heck did you find a case of em ?
    And I take it you have ‘enjoyed’ the rest ?
    I remember these and the little red ones and even some mini red ones.
    Used to get up early the day after Victoria Day and walk up and down our street looking for the ones that didn’t go off . With wicks and without. Found tons. In the summer you could light them with a magnifying glass on a sunny day.

    March 24, 2013 at 10:24 pm

  3. WOW is right! I found them at a junk/antique store that used to be at Queen and Roncesvalles, Abbey Furniture. We blew them up over the years at parties but it always drew attention from the police…I’ve just got the one pack left. we used to go around collecting all the duds and break them open and make a pile (small) of gunpowder and set that off.

    March 25, 2013 at 11:04 am

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s