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Swing Wing from Transogram

The Swing Wing was “a hula hoop for your head” – proof positive that the 1960s were where it was at! Somebody get these kids to a neck specialist stat!

Slinky FacTOYd

It takes 80 feet of wire to make a Slinky.

Lincoln Logs FacTOYd

Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son John.

Join the Dinky Starfleet

Join the Dinky Starfleet!

In 1976, Dinky Toys produced the first die-cast metal version of the USS Enterprise. This model fired plastic discs and included a plastic shuttle craft.