Tag Archives: Toys

Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Monogram Model Kits (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Monogram Model kits are wild.” Here’s the final Mattel spot for the week. This one features “Fun & Games” like Snoopy’s Sopwith Camel model and the Mirror Mania board game. Daily 70s Ad #27: Mattel – … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Hot Wheels Sizzlers (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “This is the fastest car in the world.” I had plenty of slick-looking Hot Wheels in my collection as a kid. And those flexible, orange plastic tracks were everywhere too. The cars were great but those … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Barbie (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Barbie is the number 1 doll.” Barbie. She’s kind of a big deal. Daily 70s Ad #25: Mattel – Barbie originally appeared in the November 13, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Daily … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Baby Tender Love Doll (1970)

(Click on ad to enlarge) “This doll doesn’t do anything. Except get dragged around, bathed, hugged, talked to and loved a lot.” Here’s the second entry in our week of Mattel ads. Daily 70s Ad #24: Mattel – Baby Tender … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Dr. Seuss Toys (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Now, your little ones can play with these wonderful, whacky Dr. Seuss characters.” Today through Friday I’ll be posting a series of Mattel toy ads that ran together in a 5-page LIFE spread. These are too … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Parker Bros’ ‘Pit’ Card Game (1974)

“Pit. A lot of excitement in one little box.” Let’s open a fresh pack of fun and lay our Daily 70s Spot on the table. Here’s a Parker Brothers commercial for the stock market-style trading card game, Pit. Spot aired … Continue reading

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