Vintage Toys

Toys and games that captured our attention and never let go.

Then & Now: Big Wheel

Growing up in rural Massachusetts in the ’70s and ’80s, the Big Wheel was a big deal. On my street this toy “low-rider” with a huge front wheel was a status symbol that afforded the rider street cred.
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Nothing Else is Silly Putty!

The phrase “solid liquid” is a textbook example of an oxymoron. It is also an apt description of Silly Putty, the ubiquitous “blob of goop” that has, for almost 65 years, provided countless hours of entertainment to millions of adults and children.
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Tic-Toy Clock from Hubley (1959)

Released in 1959 by Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Hubley the Tic-Toy Clock was lauded by Science & Mechanics magazine with a Merit Award as one of the best toys of 1959.
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