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Longest gum wrapper chain

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  • Who: Gary Duschl

  • What: Longest gum wrapper chain

  • Where: United States

Since 11 March 1965, Gary Duschl of Virginia, USA, has been making a gum wrapper chain which measures 22,621 m (76,216 ft) long and consists of 1,762,233 gum wrappers, 3,524,466 links and weighs 470.38 kg (1,037 lb), as of 12 March 2013.

The value of the gum of which the wrappers have been used in the chain is approximately $123,356 (£81,458.60).

 

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