Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Any American who was a kid in the early-to-mid-70s can tell you all about Wacky Packages, those bubble-gum trading card/stickers that represented everything that was good and true in life, with their puerile-yet-insightful humor and Art Spiegelman illustrations. Each series had a single super-rare card; I recall an all-day negotiation between a couple of kids over whether the Rabid Shave card was worth trading straight-up for a Corgi James Bond Aston Martin with ejector seat (it wasn't). A fair number of the cards had car-related themes; follow the jump to see a sampling...

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

Valveater And Shot Wheels: Wacky Packages For Gearheads

The Wacky Packages Website [wackypackages.org]

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