Friday, July 03, 2015
Yes! A new installment of one of my favorites, vintage toy store photos. A journey back to the days of oddly named department stores and independent mall toy stores and chains that are fondly remembered but sadly mostly gone.
Vintage Toy Store Photos Volume 17 covers the US and Canada this time and features appearances by Big Jim, Kenner Bionic Woman, Barbie, Shogun Warriors, Mego Star Trek, Space:1999, Ideal Star Team, Mattel Donnie and Marie and Kenner Star Wars.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The Sears Cantina playset with it's well known snaggle tooth variant was something I was blissfully unaware of as a child
As an adult, I work hard to fight the "Star Wars Urge" stuff like this makes it difficult.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
It's Canada day and I'm taking some down time.
Meanwhile, I thought I'd repost the most Canadian thing in my archive. This 70s Captain Canuck shirt, if anyone has one of these for sale, please contact me!
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015
It's been a grinder of a week here, so today's Friday feature is this incredible toy sale at Alexanders, where they appear to be just giving away Shogun Warriors. I could cry....
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
This is another toy line that I'm smitten with but just don't have the money, space or time for. I especially covet that whacky inflatable rocket ship. I'll circle back to you someday my precious....
If you haven't checked out the cartoon series this is based on, do so immediately!!!!!