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Crackers at Christmas!

Ever since late Victorian days, the concept of the Christmas cracker has changed little – the hat, toy, motto and, of course, the snap.

By the 1950s, the box lids had lost a lot their colourful vitality. Unusually, one box from Barratt’s displayed the toy on the outside, thus eliminating one element of surprise.

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For the swinging ’60s, a box of crackers from Tom Smith contained a full octave of pipes along with instructions.

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