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Tip Tops

Tip Tops were a long plastic tube filled with various fruit flavoured drinks and then frozen. I believe the company who manufactured them itself was called Tip Tops. It was almost impossible to open them without using your teeth or by cutting them with a knife or scissors. They were all the rage amongst children in the 1960's and 70's. I never saw a child with one, now I think of it, after the early 1980's. Maybe I just didn't look hard enough...


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Do You Remember Tip Tops?

Do You Remember Tip Tops?

  • Anonymous user
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    Yeah and mojos sherbet dips spangles to name a few was just googling and stumbled on this site n low n behold my name sake Michael Johnson is a fledged conosuer of all things wham bar esque !
  • Anonymous user
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    We used to call them super sids and they were 5p each out the corner shop freezer! Does anybody else remember them as super sids my oh will not believe me x
  • CrustyDustyFusty
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    Blue only... and never orange. Blue was exotic (Raspberry?) and Red was cherry... and if in biting the seal off the top you didn't open the tube you were spitting threads of placcy for ever!
  • Anonymous user
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    Tip tops are yucky they are cola cube and banana and marshmallow
  • Anonymous user
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    Tip tops in a tube used to be produced in hill top West Bromwich the factory used to back onto the railway line.
    • Anonymous user
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      You are correct, my granddad and his business partner had something to do with the creation of them . I can't remember the exact details but my dad told me.
      • Anonymous user
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        Hi my grandfather was a partner of tiptops! As far as I've learnt he had 2 other partners! So wow lovely to meet you
  • Anonymous user
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    You can order online and have them delivered to your home address in the U.K. Just pop over to www.MrFreezeIce.com hope that helps Andy.
  • Anonymous user
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    I've just dug up a wrapper for one of these in my garden. It's still clearly printed in white ink and even has the price - 2d! It must have been there for at least forty years!
  • Anonymous user
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    having a tip top right now, mr freeze cola flavour
  • Anonymous user
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    Yes I remember them well we could but them from our tuck shop in school but they sold them as drinks never saw them frozen.God it brings back memories.Anyone remember Peggys Leg or Sparklers sweets and the Caramac bar from your selection box at Christmas.Oh to be young again.
  • Anonymous user
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    You can still get these if you know where to look and you can still feeeze them into Ice Pops