80's

Waltons Special Offer Star Wars

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Tweet Two more Special Offer mysteries solved… A couple of years ago on Toltoys.com we presented a feature on all the known Star Wars Special Offer boxed toys that had surfaced in Australia during the 1978 – 85 period. In the post below we were able to confirm that the Attack Base was a Waltons Department Store special offer […]

80's

Toltoys Star Wars Special Offer Origins

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Tweet Toltoys Star Wars Special Offer origins revealed! A couple of years ago I was lucky enough (thanks to the eagle eyes of fellow Toltoys collector Dax) to pick up a very cool Imperial Attack Base featuring a huge “Special Offer” sticker across the front, indicating that four figures were included. As featured in a previous post […]

80's

Waltons Free Spirit BMX

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Tweet Treasures from the Waltons Wishbook Not to be confused with the American Waltons of Walmart fame, Waltons Department store in Australia was a retail institution during the 70’s and early 80’s, especially at Christmas time.  Over many years they offered a Christmas “Wishbook”, an idea most likely borrowed from Sears in the USA, with whom they […]