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Big Foot Snow Shoes from K-tel (1977)

Tricking your neighbours has never been so fun! Enjoy this classic commercial for Big Foot Snow Shoes from K-tel.

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LEGO Buildable Ruler (5005107)

LEGO fans of all ages can mix work and play with brick-based office supplies like the LEGO Buildable Ruler from LEGO Group.

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Atomic Energy Lab

Atomic Energy Lab released by Gilbert in 1950 is widely considered one of the most dangerous toys ever released due to the presence of radioactive materials in the child’s play kit.

Casual Game Insider

Casual Game Insider is a quarterly print magazine for board gamers and game developers.

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O-Pee-Chee

Founded by two entrepreneurial brothers, O-Pee-Chee gained fame for its signature trading cards packaged with a stick of bubble gum.

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Fashion Fragrance Darci from Kenner (1981)

Decked out in a glamorous magenta and white leotard with matching wrap-around skirt, Fashion Fragrance Darci came with a small bottle of perfume that allowed smell just like her.

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Diecast Collector

Diecast Collector magazine comes in highly readable print and digital formats that capture the allure of diecast model repair, preservation, and collecting.

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Atomic “Bomb” Ring from KiX (1947)

In 1947, General Mills’ KiX cereal brand offered the Atomic “Bomb” Ring as a premium in exchange for 15 cents plus a cereal box top.

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Collector Spotlight: Bob Molta

Bob Molta collects slot cars. Here, he tells Toy Tales about his love of collecting and how it evolved into a business.

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UNO

Since the card game’s release in 1971, UNO has gone on to sell more than 150 million copies in over 80 countries.