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Vintage Toys & Games

Explore classic toys and games that captured our attention and never let go.

Star Bird from Milton Bradley (1978)

In 1978, amidst the hoopla surrounding Kenner’s burgeoning Star Wars toy universe, Milton Bradley released Star Bird, a hand-held “space transport with electronic circuitry”.

Crissy Doll from Ideal (1969)

Released in 1969 from Ideal, the Crissy Doll was a big and bold entry into the fashion doll scene, with the unique (at the time) ability to “grow” hair.

Moon Blast Off from Schaper (1970)

Designed by Marvin Glass & Associates and released by Schaper in 1970, the Moon Blast Off game is set on the moon’s surface, and players race to return their astronauts to Earth.

Frenzy from Marx (1974)

Released in 1974 by Marx, Frenzy has all the attributes worthy of its name. Patience, a steady hand, and fast reflexes are paramount to success.

Astrolite from Hasbro (1969)

In 1969, Hasbro released Astrolite, a psychedelic building set that combined the creativity of building-toys like LEGO with the eye appeal of Lite Brite.

Showboat from Remco (1962)

In 1962, Remco released Showboat, a replica river steamship and theater that included four pre-packaged plays with detailed set design.