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What Is Missing In This “Classic” Ad? PART 1 (PHOTOS)

1956 "Trix!" (Craig Allen Photo)

Its March 1956.

Elvis Presley rules the radio and the pop charts (“Heartbreak Hotel” is #1 for 8 weeks). Dwight D. Eisenhower rules the “Free World,” and is deciding to run for re-election. You could buy a 1956 Studebaker for just under $2,000. Gas cost 23 cents per gallon. The minimum wage is $1.

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I found this "gem" in a box at my grandmother's house! (Craig Allen photo)

And “Trix” cereal is battling it out with traditional favorites like “Kellogg’s Corn Flakes” and “Post Toasties” for a spot on American breakfast tables.

“Trix” started out as “Saturn Stones Cereal” in 1954, and was more than 46% sugar! By 1956, Trix comes in 3 colors: “Orangey Orange,” “Lemony Yellow” and “Raspberry Red.”  Corn puffs packed with “body building nutrition” and “refreshing fruit flavor!”

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Trix advertisement on page 14. (Craig Allen photo)

Thats what “Trix” IS  in 1956. But what is missing, compared to 2012?  Look closely. Or not…maybe its that obvious!

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