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12-09-2007, 10:05 AM
Posted By: <b>Jeff Shepherd</b><p>This is a photo I recently dug up depicting "Topps Chewing Gum Corporation" at an industry convention back in the summer of 1957. You can see a beautiful life-sized Ted Williams display piece in the background, as well as a large Bazooka Gum sign. The three rep's photographed include Herman Fine - Field Sales Manager, Miss Joyce Shorin (likely a sister of the owners), and Charles Zubrin - Merchandising Manager.<br /><p><br /><img src="http://img.inkfrog.com/pix/ladypaper/July1957ToppsAtConvention.jpg" width="786" height="507">

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12-09-2007, 09:31 PM
Posted By: <b>Rick</b><p>Hey Jeff,<br />Nice picture there. Thanks for sharing. I just love the 57 set to pieces, one of my very favorites.<br />Rick

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12-09-2007, 09:49 PM
Posted By: <b>Dave Hornish</b><p>Is that a Cracker Jack display to the left of the Topps folks?

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12-10-2007, 11:38 AM
Posted By: <b>Jeff Shepherd</b><p>I don't think that's Cracker Jack next to them, but that would be an insane convention to stroll down the aisles of. <br /><br />Hoping that Williams piece survived the last 50-years.

toppcat
12-21-2010, 06:04 PM
I am researching Charles Zubrin at the moment-he apparently is still alive and living in New Jersey!

mickey7mantle7
12-23-2010, 12:53 AM
Hoping that Williams piece survived the last 50-years.

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It could have if it was thrown into an ice chest or cooler this whole time...lol