1938 Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Vernon Grant Prints

March 1st, 2011 by Tom

Artist Vernon Grant, probably best know for his 1930′s creation of the Kellogg’s Snap! Crackle! and Pop! gnome-like characters, also did depictions of several Mother Goose stories for Kelloggs, that were offered to the public in 1938 and 1939 as premiums, as either full color 12″ x 15 1/2″ prints or 12 7/8″ x 16 3/8″ framed versions. The individual prints were 2 Kelloggs Rice Krispies box tops and a 3 cent stamp for each, and the scarcer framed prints, which included the glass, were 4 boxtops and .25 each. The complete set of six framed prints could be purchased for 20 boxtops and $1.40.

These are the six prints that were offered:

  • Humpty Dumpty
  • Jack and Jill
  • Jack Be Nimble
  • Little Jack Horner
  • Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

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4 Responses to “1938 Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Vernon Grant Prints”

  1. Lori Schell says:

    I recently purchased 4 of the 6 prints. I have Humpty Dumpty, Jack & Jill, Little Jack Horner, and Peter Peter. They are not framed but in great condition…could you tell me how to purchase the other 2 and how much are these prints worth now.

    Thank you for your time,

    Lori Schell

  2. Ursula Nuzzo says:

    Lori I recently purchased twinkle twinkle little star. Framed. Did you have any luck finding out any more info

    Ursula

  3. Lori says:

    Hello,
    I have Humpty Dumpty, Little Jack Horner, Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater,
    and Jack be Nimble framed (the frames are a bit beat up) if anybody is looking to buy them.
    indianearth@sbcglobal.net

  4. Kim Hervi says:

    I have Jack be Nimble and Jack and Jill. the frames I have are thin and look like they were painted over a few times. Currently they are Red.
    The prints I have are frayed at the edges from becoming dry otherwise the prints themselves are in good to very good condition..

    anyone know the value of these? I do not see any posting on line.

    I purchased these 28 years ago for my first daughters nursery at an antique store in Cleveland Ohio at the time in 1986.

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