Kelly McClain serves as consignment manager of Hake’s Auctions. Here, McClain tells Toy Tales how Hake’s came to auction the Boba Fett J-slot rocket-firing prototype and explains why the demand for pop culture collectibles has changed over time.
In 1975, Marx Toys released a squadron of six high-flying planes called Prop Shots.
Sneakerheads can now wear The Force on their feet thanks to a collaboration between Lucasfilm and Adidas.
Up to 50 build ideas for LEGO holiday decorations, crafts, and games, are presented over the course of 80 pages in LEGO Holiday Ideas: More than 50 Festive Builds.
Bash! is a Milton Bradley game for one or more players that puts a hammer in children’s hands.
Located in Colmar, France, the Musée du Jouet showcases a collection of more than 1,000 toys dating from the 19th century to today.
Thanks to a new book, you can workout like the crew of Star Trek and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Robert Murch collects talking boards. Here, the Ouija’storian and collector shares his history with the often misunderstood spiritual tool and explains his theory on what happens when people use talking boards.
“I am the gatekeeper!”
Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.
Adult fans of LEGO (AFOLs) will soon be able to add LEGO palaeontology to their list of marketable skills thanks to the release of the Dinosaur Fossils (21320) toy building kit.
The British Pathé website is an archive of newsreel footage highlighting major events, cultural trends, science news, travel, and culture from an era past.
Released in 1972 by Kenner, Major Roscoe Hawke’s Amazing Flying Machines allowed children to fly the friendly skies indoors.
Tucked inside the Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky is The Stewart Historic Miniatures Collection, one of the most comprehensive public collections of toy soldiers and historical miniatures in the world.
The world’s largest Ouija board has been unveiled in Salem, Massachusetts and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A new exhibit called Toy Boom! at the North Carolina Museum of History showcases toys of the 1950s and ’60s. Here, curator Katie Edwards talks about the role of the museum in preserving the cultural heritage of North Carolina and how toys fit into that mandate.
Make Zenzational pretzels with the Pretzel-Jetzel, the “jet-age” pretzel baker!