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Wacky Packages - Hostess Double Wackys - 1975

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Neveready/Hawaiian Punks
Sledge/Rice-A-Phoni
Motorzola/Rabid Shave
Bald/Armor
Hipton/Blue Beanie
Liptorn/Crust
Mutt's/Gyppy Pop
Botch/Nertz
Ajerx/Blecch
Fish-Bone/Vile
Cram/Peter Pain
Baby Runt/Hopeless Snowballs
Crust/Liptorn
Mutt's/Rabid Shave
Gyppy Pop/Motorzola
Botch/Rice-A-Phoni
Nertz/Sledge
Ajerx/Hawaiian Punks
Blecch/Neveready
  • In 1975 Hostess included Wacky Packages in some of their products.
    • This series is fairly obscure, nobody is really sure what Hostess products they were included with, nobody even knew this series was related to Hostess until around 1999 when the original order form and other production notes surfaced.
  • This series is unusual in that two wackys came together on one double-sized card.
    • As a result, these are also commonly known as "Double Wackys" or "Hostess Pairs".
  • There are a total of 19 different Double Wackys.
  • They have tan backs, and some have the same copyrights as the originals, while some have a copyright unique to the Double Wackys.
  • The uncut sheet has 80 Double Wackys on it.
  • Twelve are common and seven are rare.
    • Because the seven short-prints are so rare, nobody has ever managed to complete this set from the wild.
    • There are approximately eight complete sets known, which were probably obtained back in 1975 by an employee of either the printer, Hostess or Continental Baking - they are all in the hands of collectors at this point.
  • The version of Cram is the one with the Nastee Crush die-cut.
  • The following counter display poster turned up on eBay in April 2012: