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

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