Space 1999 was the second live action television production from the fertile imagination of Gerry Anderson. But I don’t want to talk about the show itself – I want to talk about the ice lolly of the show!
Produced by Lyons Maid, the Space 1999 iced lolly was launched in the mid-70’s, and each lolly came with a free card. Here is the wrapper;
and here is one of the cards (there were 25 to collect in total);
Finally, here is the (short but rather splendid) television advert, illustrated by the great Frank Bellamy;
More information on the advert here.