Spirit of 76 Blog

The History of Firecrackers

February 8th, 2012

When I hear the word “firecracker”, I automatically think of the Fourth of July and other celebrations where noisemakers make everything more exciting.  The loud bang and pop, the smell of smoke in the air, and the pieces of paper left over in the aftermath remind me of fun times spent with friends and family. 

Simply put, firecrackers are pyrotechnic composition wrapped in paper or plastic with a fuse. When the fuse is lit, the heat causes the compounds to react, creating pressure that eventually explodes. The loud bang is the result of the wrapper being blown apart. 

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Pre-Tariff Sale

January 1st, 2012

Pre-Tariff Fireworks Sale


A 10% tariff is set to go into effect on January 1st, 2019 for ALL goods imported into the US from China. Unfortunately, this includes fireworks. 

Customers who purchase NOW can avoid the price increase on in-stock fireworks. To help you save even more, we are offering 10% off shipping. 

Hurry, this offer  ends January 15th . To qualify, place your order by January 15th with a 50% deposit. Your order must be paid in full and ship out by February 15th. This offer is good with Special Order and all retailer pricing levels, but cannot be combined with any other offer or discount.


Use coupon code  TARIFF  at checkout or call 573-447-1776 to place your order. 

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