It’s 1939, and your father drives a convertible Nash coupe. What do you want for your birthday? A pedal car that looks just like Dad’s! Continue reading Boys and their Toys
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
Matchbox Collector’s Catalog, 1973 / Matchbox cars were highly prized by 1960s and 70s-era boys… Continue reading The Original Hot Wheels
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!