Vintage Toys & Games

Cat’s Eye from Marx (1976)

Marbles, movement, and momentum sum up 1967’s Cat’s Eye from Marx.

Ernő Rubik: STEM Pioneer

Ernő Rubik evolved his idea for a simple teaching tool into an international bestselling exercise in frustration and triumph.

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Flying Aces by Mattel (1976)

Released in 1976, Mattel’s Flying Aces line of toy airplanes were made of TUFLITE — a lightweight, flexible, quasi-foam/plastic material that allowed them to glide through the air.

Big Bruiser Marx toy truck

Big Bruiser from Marx (1962)

Released in 1962, Big Bruiser from Louis Marx and Company was a toy tow truck with abundant features that presented many opportunities for adventure.

Kick Back game from Schaper

Kick Back from Schaper (1965)

In 1965, Schaper released Kick Back, a game for two that challenged players to kick a ball into their opponent’s corral.

A pair of Navy Blinker Code Lites from Hasbro

Navy Blinker Code Lites from Hasbro (1961)

Navy Blinker Code Lites were originally introduced by Hasbro in 1961 as part of a naval-themed toy line.

Pressman Toy Corporation

Pressman Toy Corporation of Texas evolved from modest beginnings to become the third-largest manufacturer of games and toys in the United States.

Star Wars Death Star Space Station from Kenner (1978)

In 1978, Kenner released the Star Wars Death Star Space Station, the first and one of the most coveted by collectors of playsets for the company’s iconic line of 3 ¾-inch action figures tied into the movie franchise.

Chuckers from Gabriel

Chuckers from Gabriel (1980)

Released in 1980, Chuckers from Gabriel was a chaotic action game combining marbles, flipping tiles, and Gnip Gnop vibes.