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Cube Jack-in-the-Box Signs and Eateries

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Postby nichols » Thu Oct 05, 2006 11:28 am

The character - defining features of those pre-1975 restaurants were mostly in the signage. So, with that stripped they are almost unrecognizable. There is a VERY early store on El Cajon Blvd. in San Diego, but it is signed with their current look. Again, almost unrecognizable. It was one of these types
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I know of no extant example of a Jack head. I hope the company has some, and I know private collectors must have them. I just don't know who. Here's an incredible pic of one
http://www.theimaginaryworld.com/foot30.jpg
There was an exhibit in 2001 on "50 years of Jack"
http://www.jackinthebox.com/pressroom/p ... 1&Year=all
So, anyway.... Yes, there are cube stores intact. Most of them are not currently housing Jack in the Box, and the ones that do are modified and lacking the graphics that made them so distinct.

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Postby ChrisLAXEncounter » Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:02 pm

Sad, but not terrible. I did like the distinctive orange and yellow square exterior motif.

At least the cube signs still exist. After the threat to the 76 Balls, I have begun to notice and appreciate them unlike before.

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Postby Synthetrix » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:41 pm

It would be so cool to have one of those old Jack order box heads. Great for a game room! I remember the groovy packaging they used to used in the 60s that had an antique style illustration of a pointing finger that faced in multiple directions all over the bags that the food came in. This kid in my junior high school actually had a long sleeved dress shirt with the pattern and I was always trying to buy it from it. He wouldn't and probably thought I was a freak.
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Postby roadsidepictures » Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:31 pm

That's Dan Goodsell's site. He's also got a great Flickr site here:

http://flickr.com/photos/60585948@N00/

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Postby roadsidepictures » Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:37 pm

Here's a nice example in a 1970's postcard...wish it were closer, though. It's to the right, down the street a bit.

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Postby roadsidepictures » Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:43 pm

I must agree with Synthetrix, that was a fantastic design!

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Postby Jet-Propelled Wendy » Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:41 am

As I can remember, there are a few cubed Jack-In-The-Box signs in San Antonio.
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Postby Perks » Sat Sep 15, 2007 2:17 pm

I haven't seen any of the original signage in many years, but I did snap this photo in San Diego earlier this year...

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Postby Kimba » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:44 pm

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Postby roadsidepictures » Sun May 25, 2008 12:14 am

Here's a priceless commercial!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR4I7-7TmHs

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Postby roadsidepictures » Sun May 25, 2008 12:28 am

They blow one up in this commercial. I remember these clearly...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRqJjzLWA6Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4gXirxD7g

In 1994, Jack returned...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-rgqDhnLoU

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Postby Kimba » Mon May 26, 2008 9:11 pm

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