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Harbour Lights Collectors Reunion

Approximate Vintage: 1998
Received From: Michael and Karen Power
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
According to Karen, "...the barf bags are from the Annual 1998 Harbour Lights Collectors Reunion in Providence, Rhode Island. They were given out to the group for a cruise we took the second morning of the reunion."

Harvey Kurtzman's HELP!

Approximate Vintage: 1960
Received From: Jerry Sinclair
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
In November 1960, Harvey Kurtzman's humor magazine called "Help!" decided to add the text "In case of emergency while reading" with an arrow pointing to this air sickness bag. I believe this magazine was the predecessor of MAD Magazine.

Hawaiian Air

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Received From: Tim Lemmon
Print or Image Color: Purple
Background / Bag Color: White
I think I have the dates out of order because this looks a lot like the 2008 bag, sans Patent Number, but nothing like the bag I listed as the 2001 bag.

Hawaiian Air

Approximate Vintage: 2001
Received From: Alan Radecki
Background / Bag Color: Purple
Can you say purple? A bag only Barney the Dinosaur and an Air Sickness Bag Collector could love. According to Alan, these bags are getting phased out in favor of the venal plain white ones. Why? Are Hawaiian Air execs moronic?

Hawaiian Air

Approximate Vintage: 2008
Received From: Kelley Heide
Print or Image Color: Purple
Background / Bag Color: White
Well they've updated the bag, and thankfully, it's not plain white as feared. In fact, though they put the name of the airline on the bottom of the bag, they place the patent number right on the front in case you had evil thoughts of making a fortune stealing their bag construction design.

Hawaiian Air

Approximate Vintage: 2014
Received From: Agatha Tauber
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White Plastic
It seems like Hawaiian copies Southwest and uses LK Plastics to source their all-plastic barf bags. Only Hawaiian is branded and Southwest isn't.

Hawaiian Air

Approximate Vintage: 2015
Received From: Rainer Schwartz
Print or Image Color: Purple
Background / Bag Color: White Plastic
Yet again Hawaiian rearranges instructions, carrier name, color, patent number and manufacturer's logo.

Hawaiian Airlines

Approximate Vintage: 2013
Received From: Faith Quintero
Print or Image Color: Purple
Background / Bag Color: White Plastic
Nothing really new from Hawaiian. All the elements from past bags are on this one (with the exception of the patent number) but they've rearranged the bag and got rid of the flat base.

Headless

Approximate Vintage: 2014
Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag is a promotional item from the 2014 horror movie Headless.

Headthrob

Approximate Vintage: 1987
Received From: Greg & Jackie Berry
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: Brown
Well here's an example of a weak attempt at bag design. It's just a plain paper bag with a rubber stamp on it. Cheesy, cheap, and ugly. But not too cheesy, cheap and ugly to be in this museum!!! In 1987, a band named Headthrob released a 45 (!) called "I'll Never Drink Again". The bag came with it. Unfortunately, I can't play 45s, so I have no idea how bad this record might be.

Heave Ho!

Received From: Dawn Rose
Print or Image Color: Green
Background / Bag Color: White
This was my first successful eBay auction bid. The auctioneer was Dawn Rose. The bag is actually part of an autographed book on sea sickness called (surprise!) 'Heave Ho! My Little Green Book of Seasickness' by Charles Mazel, 1992. With postage and bid, the package cost $7.99.

Heave Ho!

Received From: Dierde Atkinson
Print or Image Color: Green
Background / Bag Color: White
Identical to other Heave Ho! bag except the lining is brown, not white, as you can see by looking past the huge thumb tab.

Heavy Metal Movies

Approximate Vintage: 2014
Print or Image Color: Black, White
Background / Bag Color: Black, White
I purchased this off of eBay. It came with a book by the same name and an iron on patch, which I'm trying to re-sell on Amazon. Anyway, the bag is great and says:

POSITIVELY THE MOST HORRIFYING BOOK EVER WRITTEN!
WEAK READERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED INTO THE LIBRARY.

Heavy Metal Movies

MIKE MCPADDEN

YACK SACK

Stand Clear! This Device Is Explicitly for Emergency Use!

KEEP REMINDING YOURSEF/L IT'S ONLY A BOOK ...
WWW.HEAVYMETALMOVIES.COM
BAZILLION
POINTS

Heide Park

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
What an awesome bag. I think it's for an amusement park, but I'm not sure. Perhaps some German speaker can translate the phrase "Endlich ist es raus". I think it means "Finally it's out", perhaps referring to the food formerly in your stomach.

HeliCusco

Received From: Matthias Koch
Print or Image Color: Black, Orange, Purple
Background / Bag Color: White
Wow, Cusco to Macchu Picchu in only 25 minutes! Well designed bag with nice color balance, yet simple. The bag says, 'isosanplast' which basically means some designer's 7 year old child had input into this bag.

Helikopter Service

Approximate Vintage: 2001
Received From: Graham Curran
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
Despite the identification 'Helikopter', the logo looks like the view of an airplane from above. Not very well thought out!

Helios Airways

Approximate Vintage: 2002
Received From: Fredy Thürig
Print or Image Color: Gold, Blue, Black
Background / Bag Color: Gold, White
Look what's been unearthed from the Parthenon! It's a sickbag, with pictures of a really sick Greek emblazoned on a coin or glyph of some sort. I don't know who the person on the bag is, but I like to call him Barficus. Or maybe it's Sterculius, who appeared in Beavis and Butthead's "Peace, Love, and Understanding".

Helisul Taxi Aereo

Approximate Vintage: 1998
Received From: Denir Camargo
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White Plastic
This is one of the most enormous bags ever. I can't figure out if it's a helicopter service, and airline or a taxi. But according to Wikipedia, this Brazilian airline was taken over by TAM Mercosur in 1998 after being in business only 4 years.

Hellas Flying Dolphins

Approximate Vintage: 2003
Print or Image Color: Red and Navy
Background / Bag Color: Blue and White
You had better hope dolphins don't fly because that could leave you susceptible to a nasty surprise falling from the sky. I wonder if this sea sickness bag was forged in the grand tradition of other Greek shipping magnates.

Hellas Jet

Approximate Vintage: 2003
Received From: Matthias Koch
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue
A beautiful glossy bag displaying an aiplane-mime trying to break out of its somewhat deformed box. Still a bag you'd be proud of getting sick in.