Miniature Rubber Bricks Catalogue from Linemar Toys (1950)

Linemar Toys’ Miniature Rubber Bricks catalogue from 1950 showcased three different rubberized building brick kits the company produced that were similar to LEGO.

Top Gun 4400 Control Line Model Airplane with .049 Engine from Cox (1988)

Two years after the blockbuster Top Gun movie hit Cineplexes, Cox released the Top Gun 4400 Control Line Model Airplane.

Transformers Electric Racing from Tyco (1985)

“Up ahead — is that the enemy in disguise?”

Omnibot 2000 from TOMY (1984)

The Omnibot 2000 was the “state-of-the-fun” toy robot produced by TOMY in the 1980s.

Sherlock from Romper Room (1974)

“Adventure is waiting, just follow your nose.”

Setting the pace… Mattel Toys Catalogue (1986)

This 200-page Mattel catalogue from 1986 reflected the company’s continued diversification of its product offerings.

Person-Alysis from Lowell Toy Mfg. (1957)

In 1957, Lowell Toy Mfg. gamified psycho-scientific testing techniques with the release of Person-Alysis.

Video Games from Parker Brothers (1982)

In 1982, Parker Brothers released a commercial featuring its Q*bert, Tutankham, Super Cobra, and Popeye home video games.

1000 Hours of Fun with Famous Parker Games Catalogue (1952)

This 1952 catalog showcases many of Parker Games’ popular hits, including Monopoly, Sorry, Clue, and others.

Fencing Swords Set from Wham-O (1958)

Wham-O’s Fencing Swords set let wannabe Fencers practice sword fighting.

Tonka Toys 1958 …designed for Child Development Catalogue

This 1948 catalog followed the rebranding of Mound, Minnesota-based Mound Metalcraft to Tonka Toys Inc. – a shout-out to the company’s proximity to nearby Lake Minnetonka.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Poppin’ Pins Bowling from Remco (1991)

“Dude, you really got your shell against the wall.”