5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Go-Go Swingers : PlaidStallions 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week
Knock Off Beatles Cake Topper (5 Awesome eBay Link)-

My mum had a cookbook with all the Wilton cake toppers, they were all unlicensed at the time. I remember laughing at “Catman” who was Batman surrounded by Bats and my second favourite was the Go-Go Swingers, so obviously the Beatles in every way but name.

Parachuting AHI Joker- PlaidStallions 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

AHI Parachuting Joker Figure (5 Awesome eBay Link)

This thing was my white whale for a long time, I only this past year got one. This is from the same seller and trust me, it’s case mint. It never saw the a pharmacy peg my friends.

Space:1999 8 Track- 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week
Space:1999 Soundtrack on 8-track (5 Awesome eBay link)-

Full disclosure, I have this on lp and play it often. Barry Gray’s atmospheric score is pretty darn easy to listen to while I do chores around the house.

AHI Star Trek Pinball (5 Awesome eBay link)

AHI Star Trek Pinball (eBay link)-

This hits a lot of buttons for me, it’s a 70s Star Trek item, it’s a rack toy and it’s in Canadian packaging. Oh, this will haunt me.


5 Awesome Things on eBay this week


1960s Saturn Rocket Gumball Machine ( eBay Link)

I’ll always be a sucker for rocket ships and there is so much charm and optimism in this machine, it’s infectious. 


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AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.

1 Comment

  • Eric Hecht on July 8, 2022

    That rocketship is so great.

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