Tag Archives: Toys

Daily 70s Ad: Parker Brothers Code Name: Sector Electronic Board Game (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “The computer built into Parker Brothers game Code Name: Sector is capable of making thousands of calculations per second.” Submarine pursuit. Very Battleship-esque. Daily 70s Ad #316: Parker Brothers Code Name: Sector Electronic Board Game originally appeared … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean Model Kits (1973)

“Now…something never in model kits before! Zap/Action.” Holy wow, I wanted these. ‘Ghost of the Treasure Guard’ fer gawd’s sake! Daily 70s Ad #305: Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean Model Kits originally appeared in the November, 1973 issue of Boy’s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel – Snoopy’s ‘Snap-Tite’ Sopwith (1970)

“There’s no drying time because you don’t need any glue or paint.” It’s got a motorized propeller. How could you not want this? Daily 70s Ad # 293: Mattel – Snoopy’s ‘Snap-Tite’ Sopwith originally appeared in the October, 1970 issue … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game (1970)

“If you managed to read this headline, you’re ready for Mirror Mania,our new game of illusions.” I can see why this one didn’t really catch on. And yet, I am intrigued. Daily 70s Ad #291: Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: MPC ‘Star Wars’ Model Kits (1979)

“Hey kids! Enter Star Wars Super Stakes! You could win $5,000!” May The Force Be With You! Daily 70s Ad #272: MPC ‘Star Wars’ Model Kits originally appeared in the October, 1979 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: LEGO Expert Builder Series (1979)

“You’ve got to build ‘em to believe ‘em!” Series includes; Auto Chassis, Farm Tractor, Go-Cart, Model Crane, Fork Lift and Bulldozer. Daily 70s Ad #267: LEGO Expert Builder Series originally appeared in the October, 1979 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. … Continue reading

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