Designed by Marvin Glass & Associates and released in 1960 by Ideal Toy Company, Mr. Machine became an instant hit for the company. The toy was essentially an updated version of the popular metal robots of the 1950s, except that Mr. Machine was made primarily of plastic.
Showcase your Bay City Rollers album collection using this working LEGO turntable and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
In 1952, Tarco Toys allowed you to “whiz through space” with your very own Space Pilot Helmet.
You can rekindle nostalgic toy memories via a 1982 JC Penney Christmas Catalog and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
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!
Every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist after you grow up.
Released in 1958, Kenner Products’ Turn-A-Tune is a mashup of a vintage phonograph and a modern turntable.
Everything is collectible and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
In 1958, the box of Crayola ’64’ was introduced by Binney & Smith.
To celebrate World Monopoly Day, here are 8 fun facts about the game.
Passing the time with Yes & Know Books and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Which flamboyant bidder did you play? Was it Baron Dietrich von Oberlitzer, “Bitsy” Rich Wong Dobrowski Keyes, Count François du Bonnet, Millicent Friendly, Roxy “Big D” Warrenson of Dallas, TX, or V. Elton Whitehall Esq.?
The popular Close ‘n Play Phonograph from Kenner simplified one of the most challenging aspects of operating a turntable: setting the needle on the record.
We all need empty hours in our lives or we will have no time to create or dream.
Contemporary American child psychologist
Book and Record Sets from Power Records deftly combine three of my favorite things: comic books, reading, and vinyl records.
Rare pics from the television show Lost In Space have been released and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.