American Metals Specialties Corporation (AMSCO) – 1961 Catalogue

In the 1950s and 1960s, AMSCO developed very detailed and realistic toys that were scaled down to a size suitable for use by children.

Beware the Spider from Ideal (1980)

Released in 1980, Ideal’s Beware the Spider is a test of nerves, skill, and possibly even arachnophobia.

Swamp Thing from Kenner Products (1991)

“Is this the end of Swamp Thing?”

Hubley Toys Catalogue (1965)

Hubley Toys’ 1965 catalogue featured the company’s line of Mighty Metal Toys.

Red Baron Model Kit from Monogram (1968)

In the late 1960s, Monogram hired car designer Tom Daniel and began to release plastic model hot rods, funny cars, and other custom vehicles.

Spinwelder Race Car Factory from Mattel (1974)

“Spinwelder puts power in your fist.”

Poochie from Mattel (1983)

Released in 1983 by Mattel, Poochie was a plush stuffed animal with sassitude.

ROM The Space Knight from Parker Brothers (1979)

“Far, far away, in another galaxy…”

Love Notes Dolls from Mattel (1975)

Mattel’s Love Notes were 10-inch dolls that made music.

The Karate Kid from Remco (1986)

Remco’s The Karate Kid toy line was the official, licensed toy line for the movie franchise of the same name.

Galaxy II from Epoch (1981)

“Imagine, the destiny of the Universe is in your hands.”