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Bassett’s Dolly Mixture shop box c1950s. Our Doctor used to give us a Dolly Mixture sweet after our vaccinations, so I have mixed feelings about them...

Spangles - A new (old) low. The advertising message here insinuates that the previous generation of candy contained dirt. Huh?

***Try a '99, no ice cream was complete without a flake! When we went to England in 2012, I ordered a 99 - which is now 2 pounds!

The Drumstick lolly is said to have been invented by accident in the 1950s, when Trevor Matlow, the son of one of Swizzels-Matlow's founders, was experimenting with a new machine and discovered it was possible to create a lollipop with two flavours. Milk and raspberry were chosen, though there have been many variants since, including strawberry and banana and cherry and apple.