Remember Breakfast Cheer Coffee playing cards?

Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 5:44 PM


Longtime area residents might not only recall the aroma of freshly ground coffee wafting from Leetsdale’s Breakfast Cheer Coffee plant, but also the company’s distinctive blue and red playing cards.

Tucked into each coffee can was a coupon that could be redeemed for a deck of cards. Twenty coupons and 10 cents for postage would get you one deck, while 34 coupons and 20 cents were good for a double deck. Crisp new cards were great for building card houses.

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