Tag Archives: Toys

Saturday 70s Spots: Parker Bros. Waterworks & Story Teller (1973 & ’78)

If all went to plan, these spots would have gone up early this morning. However, YouTube was having issues displaying images on this fine Saturday. That seems to be sorted out now and we can take in two toy-related commercials. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Monogram WWII Classic Model Kits (1975)

“Accurately scaled reproductions of historic WWII classic airplanes and tanks.” Snap-Tite, the only model kits I could manage. Daily 70s Ad #361: Monogram WWII Classic Model Kits originally appeared in the January, 1975 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Tonka Dioramas (1975)

“Authenticated and approved by the Smithsonian Institution.” These are right up my authenticated alley scene. Daily 70s Ad #356: Tonka Dioramas originally appeared in the January, 1975 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Marx Games, ‘Magic Shot’ (1974)

“Marx makes games that everyone can have fun playing.” Marx Games, makers of Magic Shot, TV Tennis and Skee Whee. Daily 70s Ad #354: Marx Games, ‘Magic Shot’ originally appeared in the December, 1974 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Fisher-Price Toys (1974)

“Colors stay bright. Edges stay smooth. Works work. Wheels whirl.” Recognize any childhood favorites? Daily 70s Ad #346: Fisher-Price Toys originally appeared in the December, 1974 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Schwinn ‘Cycling Christmas’ … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Daisy B-B Gun, ‘Xmas Morning’ (1974)

“Daisy has a style and an age-graded B-B gun to please each of your children this Christmas.” “You’ll shoot your eye out!” Daily 70s Ad #344: Daisy B-B Gun, ‘Xmas Morning’ originally appeared in the November, 1974 issue of Popular … Continue reading

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