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Nabisco Shredded Wheat cereal box with Dungeons and Dragons hologram giveaway

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Applied Holographics, Plc.
Date made: circa 1987
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission)
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in
Nomenclature: commercial
Classification: packages and containers

Flattened box for Nabisco brand Shredded Wheat cereal; front of box reads `Free Inside: Dungeons & Dragons Hologram (see back of pack for details)'; back of box shows an elf-like cartoon creature in a dungeon holding a cartoon hologram; message reads `Free inside every special pack you'll find a Dungeons & Dragons hologram. Lurking inside each hologram is a monster. Who knows which ones inside this pack? Maybe it's an Orc, or a Wizard, or even a Skeleton! 6 to collect'; instructions for viewing a hologram are given on the side of box; no holographic elements are on the box, nor is the original hologram found in the box in the collection.

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