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2nd UK Series 1974


    Picture Album
  • Timeline: This is the second (of two) vintage series released in the UK. It is believed this series came out in 1974
    • It could not have come out earlier since it contains 11th series titles.
    • Since 11th came out at the very end of 1974 it seems likely this series did not actually hit the shelves in the UK until 1975.
  • Packs: Packs were green, with two stickers, a checklist and a piece of gum.
  • The Checklists/Puzzle: There are nine different checklists backs, which come together to form a Planet of the Grapes puzzle
    • This is the only vintage checklist where the titles have been alphabetized
      • Well, except for Skip
  • The Box: This is one of the only Wacky Packages boxes that has never turned up.
    • It's possible they used the same box as they used for the 1st UK series.
      • But we'd need to find a full one to be sure
  • The Titles: This is a mix of titles that were released in the U.S. from series 1 - 6 and 8 - 11.
    • Titles from the 1st through 6th series can be distinguished from their U.S. counterparts by the copyright.
    • Titles from the 8th through 11th series have exactly the same copyrights as their U.S. counterparts.
      • However most of these can be distinguished by their die-cut shape (see the "compare" links in the checkist below).
  • The Sticker Backs: All stickers in this series have tan backs.

Different Copyright
Same Copyright
Clearly Different Die-Cut
Same Copyright
Same Die-Cut
Same Copyright
Still Undetermined

(need more examples)
Mrs. Klean
Muleburro
Gloom
Slaytex
Sailem
Airraid
Blue Beanie
Crust
Cram
Foolball
Gurgle
Horrid
Skip
MUD
Alpain
Family Circuit
STD (subtle but clear)
Greaseline
Gulp
Life Servers
LOX (subtle but seems distinct)
Coffin Mate
Swiss Fright
Planet of the Grapes
Kong Fu
Hiccups
Choke-Up
Shottissue
Chimpanzee (possibly bottom corner more round in UK)