Friday, July 03, 2015

Vintage Toy Store Photos Volume 17

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

Sears Cantina Adventure Playset

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

Happy Canada Day!

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

Hulk' SWIM!

As Rack Toys go, this one makes more sense than most Hulk branded items do, as I'm semi-positive that he probably can swim?

Don't hold me to that, I haven't read a Hulk comic since 1979...

Friday, June 26, 2015

Toy Sale At Alexander's!

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


"The League of Velour Gentleman" were Churchill's secret weapon in defeating the She Devils of the SS.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Mattel Flash Gordon action figures

Mattel flash gordon action figures

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!!!!!

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