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Vintage Advertising

Remember the toys and games of years past through vintage advertising – for better and for worse!

Electronic Detective from Ideal (1980)

Released in 1979, the Electronic Detective game from Ideal required one to four players to match wits against a “fiendish computer brain” to solve an imaginary crime.

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Bash! from Milton Bradley (1965)

“First you take your hammer, then you aim it straight. Hold it tight, swing it right, Bash! It’s great.”

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110 Camera from Fisher-Price (1986)

Before digital photography became commonplace, Fisher-Price offered children, ages 5 and up, a camera that used 110 film cartridges.

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