C. Carey Cloud
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» US Paratrooper
In 1943, C. Carey Cloud
created a series of ten different military themed toys for Cracker Jack
. This prize,
, is printed on tri-fold card stock measuring 8" long, 1⅞" high, printed with red and green ink. The
paratrooper and the base, are removed from the card where perforated. With a couple of folds, and the insertion of two tabs into two slots, the prize is quickly assembled for hours of fun.
US Paratrooper courtesy of Harriet Joyce.
Text on the prize:
* US Paratrooper *
Press out base and bend slightly as shown in fig. "C". Then, press out paratrooper and fold as shown.
Next, Insert tab "A" in slot "A". Tab "B" in slot "B".
Made in USA
Copyright 1943 - Cloudcrest, Chicago Ill
Links to the nine other prizes in this series can be seen below.