Nowadays, from our 21st-century vantage point, it’s virtually impossible to grasp the imagination and excitement that trains once sparked in American lives. This Lionel catalog was profusely illustrated on every page. And the operative word IS illustrated – no boy’s train set ever looked this good. Continue reading A Train…of Thought
This woman seems to be in touch with an alien spacecraft from the 1950s, unless… Continue reading Mars Needs Women?
Johnson-Smith Novelty Company, ca. 1950 / The “Magic Walking Coil” is one of 14 products crammed on one page. What kid could resist the Life-Like Glove Monkey or maybe the Luminous Plastic Pin-Up Girls? Continue reading It Walks!
Top Value Stamps, 1957 / If he does, it’s either photography with cheap cameras, or hunting and fishing… Continue reading Has Hubby a Hobby?