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Toy-Ventures: Fisher Price Adventure People Score!

Toy-Ventures¬†set up at Ajax Collector Con this past weekend, and not only did I saw some fantastic vintage toys, but went home with something amazing. You won’t want to miss this if you’re a ’70s Fisher Price Adventure People fan.   #toyventures #toyshow #actionfigures   Join our weekly newsletter. The Super Collector Newsletter combines all […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Fisher Price Sesame Street Playhouse (eBay Link) – I cannot tell you all the hours of fun I had with this thing as a kid and later with my kids. This set now rests in my storage unit, awaiting grandchildren (of which there is no rush). I love this toy like an old friend.   […]

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt 1 day, 3 antique malls, 300 miles and ten thousand steps. Come join us on our biggest toy hunt yet, the Epic Toy Hunt. We see more vintage toy eye candy that should be legal, pick up some charming stuff and play a little “antique mall bingo.” All on the extra […]

1975 Fisher-Price Catalog – Adventure People- Sesame Street

1975 Fisher-Price Catalog Fisher-Price created some of the most durable and well-remembered toys of our lifetime, if you’re a 70/80’s kid, you likely had wonderful afternoons with the little people and possibly graduated to the real-world action of the Adventure People. 1975 was an amazing year for Fisher-Price, not only did they launch the Adventure […]

Toy-Ventures: Toy Hunt with me!

In this week’s episode of Toy-Ventures, I ask you to Toy Hunt with me as I take a tour of some antique malls and toy stores on my monthly road trip. In this episode I visit three different places on my journey: The One of a Kind Antique Mall (Woodstock, ON) Southworks Antique Mall (Cambridge, […]

197 Children’s Palace Catalog- Mego-Big Jim-Barbie-Sesame Street

Planet of the Apes was a new hot ticket item for 70s wunderkind Mego¬†who also produced the World’s Greatest Superheroes around the same time. Big Jim was Mattel’s answer to G.I. Joe and Dinah-Mite was Mego’s stab at Barbie, who was the original. Child Guidance was one of the bigger players in Sesame Street merchandise, […]

1978 Fisher Price Muppet Show Catalog

The Muppet Show was as much an ingredient to a happy 70s childhood as orange kitchens and pop rocks were. The UK Produced syndicated series was a complete smash and not surprisingly oodles of merchandise followed. Toymaker Fisher-Price already knew the value of a Muppet, having produced Sesame Street items since the early 1970s released […]

1969 Toys R Us Flier

Here’s another wonderful Toy Newspaper Circular from the good people at Toys R Us, this time it’s from this weekend 41 years ago (ok I timed that part). A lot of people don’t know that Toys R Us was around in the 1960s but it’s hard to deny this kind of evidence. It’s a cool […]

Little People Love

I really should keep some Fisher Price little people on my desk (or at the very least some Pin Mates) I think starting the day with them would greatly improve my overall experience. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.