Candy Cards

In addition to stills, posters and lobby cards, there are a variety of Lon Chaney memorabilia items available for hardcore collectors.

Lobby cards or other advertisements were often used in the teens and 20s to advertise upcoming films

In the 1920s and 30’s many cigarette companies offered collector photos in each pack of cigarettes.

1923 Lon Chaney Arte Cinematografico

Issuing Company: J Camps

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Series: D

Card Number: #1

Card Size :2 ½” 3 ½”

Back: Text with manufacture name, “J Camps”

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

1923 Lon Chaney Casa Bastida Siluetas del Cine

Issuing Company: Casa Bastida Card (Back)

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 21

Card Size: 2 ¾” x 3 ⅞”

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Tailoring Ad

1923 Lon Chaney Siluetas del Cine Chocolates Guillen Card

Issuing Company: Chocolates Guillen

Country of Issue: Barcelona, Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 21

Card Size: 2 ¾” x 3 ⅞”

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

Title: 1923 Lon Chaney Jaime Boix Chocolate Card

Issuing Company: Jaime Boix

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 19

Series: 2

Card Size: 1 3/8″ x 1 3/4″

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Artistas Eminentes Cinematograficos

Issuing Company: Jamie Boix

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 14

Series: VII

Card Size: 3” x 4 ½”

Back: Jamie Boix

Issued as insert with what product:Haberdashery

1923 Lon Chaney Artistas Eminentes Cinematograficos

Issuing Company: Aguas Minerales

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Series: VII

Card Number: 14

Card Size: 3” x 4 ½”

Back: Auguas Minerales Ad Back

Issued as insert with what product: Mineral Waters, Liquor, and Chocolates

1923 Lon Chaney Artistas Eminentes Cinematograficos

Issuing Company: Comet Chocolates

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 14

Card Size: 3 ½” x 4”

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

1923 Lon Chaney S.A. Clausolles

Issuing Company: S.A. Clausolles

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Unknown

Card Size: 1 ⅞” x 3”

Back: Waterproof items

Rubber Stockings Bandages Girdles, Valencia

Issued as insert with what product

1923 Lon Chaney Angelical Artistas Cinematograficos

Issuing Company: Angelical

Country of Issue: Barcelona, Spain

Year of Issue:1923

Card Number: Unknown

Color: Sepia Tone
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 2 ⅝” x 4 ¼”

Back: Chocolates, Extra Fine Pistachio Bouquet

With milk, Always the Mark, Angelic, Aribau 200
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Evaristo Juncosa Panella

Issuing Company: Evaristo Juncosa Panella

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: 7

Series: B

Color: Color Tinted
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 3 ¼” x 5 ⅜”

Back: Advertising
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

1923 Juncosa Celebridades Del Cine (4 in 1)

Issuing Company: Chocolate E. Juncosa

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: 15

Color: Sepia
Number of Cards In Set: 16

Card Size: 1 1/8″ x 1 5/8″

Back: Advertising
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Juncosa Film Stars (Fancy Frame)

Issuing Company: Chocolate  E. Juncosa

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: 8

Color: Brown Sepia Tint
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 3 ⅞” x 4 ½”

Back: Advertising
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Juncosa Film Stars (Fancy Frame)

Issuing Company: Chocolate  E. Juncosa

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: 8

Color: Blue Tint
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 3 ⅞” x 4 ½”

Back: Advertising
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1926-30 Chocolate Amatller

Issuing Company: Chocolates Amatller

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1926-1930

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Size: 1 ¼” x 1 ½”

Back: Biographic & Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

(039/PSA)

1927 Cioccolata Lurati Card

Issuing Company: Cioccolata Lurati

Country of Issue: Italy

Year of Issue: 1927

Color: Yellow Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 260

Card Size: 1 ¼” x 2”

Back: Blank

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

Note: Date determined by known set of 1927 boxing cards.

(066)

1926 E243 Brody Motion Picture Stars Card

Issuing Company: Brody Novelty Candy Packages Co. Inc.

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1926

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: 50

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size: 3 ⅜” ”x 4 1/2”

Back: Checklist

Issued as insert with what product: Candy

1925 Chocolat Kohler Card

Issuing Company: Chocolat Kohler

Country of Issue: Switzerland

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 14

Card Size: 2 ½” x 4 ⅛”

Back: Advertising

Issued with what product:Chocolate

(042)

1928-1929 Lon Chaney Chocolate Nestle

Issuing Company: Nestle Ltd.

Country of Issue: Argentina

Year of Issue: 1928-1929

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Two series of 50 cards each

Card Size:1 ⅜” x 2 ⅜”

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

Card Number:B-20

PSA Set Registry

(031)

1923 Lon Chaney Artistas Celebres Del Film Chocolates Amatller Card

Issuing Company: Chocolates Amatller

Country of Issue: Barcelona, Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set:

Card Number: 30

Series:  A

Card Size: 2 ¾” x 4 ⅜{

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

1923 Lon Chaney Chocolate Kivou Vilvoorde Dutch Postcard

Issuing Company: Kivou Vilvoorde

Country of Issue: Dutch (Netherlands)

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size:

Back: Printed in Dutch and reads, “publication nv cocoa and chocolate kivou vilvoorde”

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Spanish “H11” Card

Issuing Company: Anonymous

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 11

Card Size: 1 ⅞” 2 ½”

Back: Printed on reverse reads, “married and has brown hair and gray eyes. Is one of the artists masfinos and finishes of the screen. His parents were deaf-mute and they taught him to express himself through gest that has served him in his career.

1923 Lon Chaney Arte Cinematografico

Issuing Company: J Camps

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Series: D

Card Number: #1

Card Size :2 ½” 3 ½”

Back: Text with manufacture name, “J Camps”

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

1923-1924 Lon Chaney Portuguese Chocolate E. Juncosa “Series D” Card

Issuing Company: Chocolate E. Juncosa

Country of Issue: Portuguese

Year of Issue: 1923-1924

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Series: D

Card Number: 17

Card Size: 2 ⅝” x 3 7/8”

Back: Advertising & Text

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1926 E243 Brody Motion Picture Stars Card

Issuing Company: Brody Novelty Candy Packages Co. Inc.

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1926

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: 50

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size: 3 ⅜” ”x 4 1/2”

Back: Checklist

Issued as insert with what product: Candy

1923 Lon Chaney Kemmel Les Vedettes De L’Ecran Series A

Issuing Company: Kemmel

Country of Issue: 1923

Year of Issue: France

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: 168

Card Number: 66

Card Size: 1 ⅝” x 2 ½”

Back: The title of this set translates to Stars of the Screen. The backs state that there are 168 cards in the set and that an album is available if five francs in postage stamps are sent in.

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate

1923 Lon Chaney Kemmel Bourbourg Les Vedettes De L’Ecran Series A

Issuing Company: Kemmel

Country of Issue: France

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: 210

Card Number: 66

Card Size: 1 ⅝” x 2 ½”

Back: Advertising back

Issued as insert with what product: Chocolate