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Catalog Number 2015.007.001
Description Jerry Rice Collectors Edition Wheaties Box, 1994. Flattened box without interior bag of cereal. Front depicts three images of Jerry Rice in his #80 San Francisco 49ers uniform. Left side has two images of Rice and an image of a white autographed football with information on how to order one. Right side lists nutrition facts and ingredients. Back depicts three more images of Rice along with a brief synopsis of Rice's achievements as the all-time NFL touchdown record holder. Box is orange in color as sections discussing Rice are on a green background.
Object Name Box, Food Storage
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Jerry Rice Collectors Edition Wheaties Box, 1994
Date 1994
Creator General Mills
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "BETTER IF USED BY / 16JUL95 YY0203" (printed on top flap); "General / Mills / The Breakfast of Champions / TOASTED WHOLE WHEAT FLAKES / WHEATIES / Jerry Rice / ALL-TIME NFL / TOUCHDOWN / RECORD HOLDER / NFL / COLLECTORS EDITION / NET WT 18 OZ / (1 LB 2 OZ) 510 g" (printed on front of box); "Jerry Rice / Everyone knew that / San Francisco 49er's wide receiver Jerry Rice was fast, / but to break the NFL's all-time touchdown record at just 31 years old - that's fast! / Jerry Rice isn't about to stop there. The number one draft choice from Mississippi / Valley State already has more TD catches than anyone in NFL history, is second in / 100-yard receiving games, has an NFL record eight-straight 1,000 yard receiving / seasons, was the 1987 NFL MVP, and holds Pro Bowl and postseason records for / receptions. When it comes to future Hall of Famer Jerry Rice, broken records are / just moments away. Wheaties is proud to honor the NFL's all-time touchdown / record holder, JERRY RICE" (back of box)
Provenance Donor purchased in 1995 and saved box after eating cereal.
Dimensions H-12.25 W-8.375 D-2.75 inches
Dimension Details as a closed box; flat it is 16.25 x 11.875
Search Terms Boxes
Food Products
Rice, Jerry
San Francisco 49ers
Subjects Boxes
Cereal products
Football players
People Rice, Jerry