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At a Glance: PEZ

January 20, 2011 12:56:00 PM UTC by Abraham Barnes in Lobby

With one of the most voracious collectible communities that spans every nearly every country, PEZ is truly an amazing phenomenon. Every child knows what PEZ is, and all of us have at one time or another seen those wonderfully collectible dispensers displayed in stores the world over. With thousands of different dispenser types spanning an over 70 year history, it’s easy to see why people adore these little candy holders. PEZ dispensers appeal to collectors of many different genres. You have those who collect based on their other interests, such as those who collect Star Wars or Wizard of Oz items. Then there are people who are into vintage smoking paraphernalia (fun fact: in 1948, PEZ was packaged in a lighter-shaped dispenser to encourage people to quit smoking!), and even vintage toy collectors who want the original PEZ shooting toy guns! Then you have the real core of PEZ-heads, those who are out to get as many different ones as they can. Over the years, PEZ has released thousands of various dispensers, each with their own unique flair. and that doesn’t even include all the variations of each one that are out there! New dispensers are being released each year, and the community itself is growing more each day. With great people to chat with and mountains of information available, PEZ is something anyone with an interest can jump into. Whether you want to spend ten dollars or a thousand, anyone can get into it! For anyone wanting to start a PEZ collection, or simply wants to know more, here are a few great resources you can tap. PEZ Items on Collector’s Proof https://www.collectorsproof.com/search?q=pez PEZ Homepage http://www.pez.com PEZ Community Sites POP-A-PEZ http://www.popapez.com/ Just PEZ http://www.justpez.com/ And even a movie! PEZheads - The Move http://pezheadsthemovie.com/

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marygibbshoethke

marygibbshoethke

http://www.myspace4pezheads.com/ THIS IS A GREAT SITE FOR ALL COLLECTORS, YOU CAN POST PIC'S, CHAT, ETC. CHECK US OUT!

Posted January 20, 2011 11:28:26 PM UTC

cardman1968

cardman1968

I love the colors and layout of Popapez especially. The designer managed to capture something of the Pez in that design.

Posted January 20, 2011 9:09:14 PM UTC

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