Trans-Axtion Yo-Yo from Duncan (1999)

“There’s a new yo-yo goin’ round; you must whip it…”

Major Mars’ Rocket Ring from the Joe Lowe Corporation (1952)

In the 1950s, the Joe Lowe Corporation, the steward of the Popsicle brand of ice pops, offered consumers a premium with a cosmic backstory, the Major Mars’ Rocket Ring.

Madballs from AmToy (1986)

In the mid-1980s, American Greetings Corp.’s AmToy division released Madballs, a series of soft rubber balls with ugly faces.

Mattel Electronics Catalogue (1979)

Mattel Electronics’ 1979 catalogue featured the nascent company’s line of handheld electronic games.

Dinky Speedwheels (1969)

In the late 1960s, Dinky released new Speedwheels models to compete with Mattel’s Hot Wheels, which were then gaining a foothold in the UK Marketplace.

Star Trek Mission to Gamma VI Playset from Mego (1976)

“Imagine he’s surrounded by the Gamma creatures.”

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.

Dixie’s Diner from Tyco (1989)

“I love this place!”

Corgi Juniors DC Comics Superheroes Vehicles (1979)

In 1979, as part of its Corgi Juniors line of die-cast toy vehicles, British toy manufacturer Corgi Toys released a series of vehicles with direct tie-ins to several popular DC Comics superheroes.

Masters of the Universe Collection from Mattel (1981)

“This toy comes with something that can really open up a kid’s imagination: its own legend.”