Photos and Information contributed by Peanut Pal Tony Scola
Posted June 9, 2018

JACKET - This is one of 15 jackets issued to Planters Hot Air balloon volunteer crew members. According to the seller (who piloted the balloon), it took between 6-9 crew members to assist with the balloon when in use, and they had to turn jackets back in at the end of the event. Satin exterior. The front has an embroidered image of the balloon on the left breast area, and it says "Mr. Peanut Hot Air Balloon Team" (and "Crew" on the right). The back has a larger identical image of the phrase and balloon.

LUNCH BAG - Giveaway insulated lunch bag for the San Antonio Missions, a minor league Double A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. Measures 12" x 7". The team logo is on the front and a circa 1980's Mr. Peanut image is on the back.

CARD NO. 1 - Blank note card showing a building on the Fort Smith plant grounds. The only writing is on the back, which says "Planters Lifesavers Company, Fort Smith, Arkansas", which would place this card to the early 1990's.

CARD NO. 2 - As above, but the front card image is of Mr. Peanut (artist signature is P. Collar'90). The back of this card also says "Planters Lifesaver Company, Fort Smith, Arkansas". 1990.


HANDBOOK - Titled the "Official Planters Collectors Handbook", by the editors of CollectorsInternational, 1991. This measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", and contains about 40 pages of information on the origin of Mr. Peanut, some vintage images, and a listing of antique shops and flea markets by state that might sell Planters memorabilia.

T-SHIRT - The front says "Planters It's Mr. Peanut's 100th Birthday", the back is blank.

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