Chinaware as a Cereal Prize?

Starting in 1891 and continuing through the 1950s, Quaker Oats put actual china cups, saucers, bowls, and plates in its boxes of Quaker Oats and Mother’s Oats. The cereal “prizes” were so popular that by 1900 Quaker was ordering 48,000 bowls per week from the Homer Laughlin china company. Who knows…your grandma’s china might just be from a box of Quaker Oats!

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