“Hey, you want hot hands? You got hot hands.”
This 1985 dealer advertisement from Ideal features “the adorable style and exclusive action features” of Kitt (the doll) and Kaboodle (her pony).
“Imagine you command them to defend freedom, protect justice, and challenge evil.”
A dealer advertisement from 1963 for the “Sewhandy” Singer Sewing Machines toy line from The A. C. Gilbert Company.
“I inherited a skunk farm!”
A vintage comic book ad for Silly Putty – “The Wonder Toy of the Twentieth Century.”
“Face it, you’re a wimp.”
“Set up your Hot Wheels Grand Prix today. Then throw out the challenge. See if Dad can stand the pace.”
“Hurry today to get the most amazing fun ever offered.”
Most famous for their plastic model kits of classic Hollywood monsters, New York-based Aurora Plastics Corporation also produced a series of licensed models based on other characters from movies, television shows and comic books in the 1950s and ’60s.
“Kids, fly Remco’s Flying Fox jet prop airliner for the greatest thrill of your lifetime.”
This pseudo jigsaw puzzle contains 131 pieces and was designed for ages 8 and up.
“Yeah, but his sneaker size is bigger than his IQ.”
Released in 1962 by Hubley, Golferino was a 9-hole tabletop miniature golf course molded in high-impact plastic.
“Mr. Kelly’s automatic car wash — what a toy!”
In 1961, Dairy Queen celebrated space flight with the release of the Mr. Astro-Chimp doll.
Enjoy this classic commercial for the Battlestar Galactica Viper Launch Station from Mattel.
Released in 1975 by Kenner, Hugo was a hand puppet whose appearance could be altered using a variety of accessories.
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