1976 Child World Flyer- Space:1999, Mego and more This week, Toy-Ventures looks at a flyer from the legendary toy store chain Child World. 1976 was a great year, and this is packed with toys from Space:1999, Mego, Six Million Dollar man, McDonaldland and Vincent Price shrinking heads! New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Toy-Ventures Magazine […]
EBAY LINK: Flash Gordon Duvet Cover As any listener to Pod Stallions would know, Flash Gordon is the glue that holds this friendship together and I like to picture my co-host Jason all tucked away in this every morning (he works nights, don’t wake him). EBAY LINK: Vintage 70’s Marx/Gabriel Lone Ranger SOLITARY TRAPPER […]
Kusan may not be as well known as Ben Cooper or Collegeville for Halloween and they certainly didn’t get the “A” licenses but they sure knew how to create some innovative and highly creative costumes. Not only is their assortment fun but their catalog is just a wonderfully well designed affair, every page just […]
http://plaidstallions.com/gabriel/81.html The Lone Ranger was riding high in 1981 thanks to a popular Saturday morning Cartoon series (by my favourite company Filmation) and the promise of a big budget film (that didn’t work out so good). So, Gabriel Toys blasted the toy shelves with two distinct toy lines, a relaunch of their popular 1970s 9″ […]
While popular on our home turf, the Lone Ranger seemed to enjoy “rock star” status in Europe. Check out our archive here: Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
As much as the gorgeous Gabriel Lone Ranger action figure line was popular here, it was a massive success in Europe, where cowboy lore held a special fascination. Never had a single figure as a kid and still don’t own any but man, do i love looking at these. (Thanks to Eddy for this scan!) […]
Oh Legend of the Lone Ranger, you had such big ambition, you even knocked Batman out of the selection this year.
I never got any Best of the West or Gabriel Lone Ranger but I certainly remember their presence in the early 1970s wish books and i miss seeing them.
For this year’s last Friday feature, I bring you my favourite of all sections of PlaidStallions another volume of vintage toy store pictures! Celebrating the time when we had unique independent retailers dotting our landscape and came up with colourful and and interesting ways of selling us toys. Volume 18 is our biggest yet and loaded with […]
The Lone Ranger toyline is easily one of the nicest action figure lines of the 1970s if not all time and Gabriel Toys had some real long running success with it. This 1977 Catalog is the third year for the line and shows that it was still going strong, Gabriel put a lot of effort […]