80's

Vintage Buck Rogers Australian Ice Creams

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Tweet In 2007 I showcased the take-home box for Paul’s Buck Rogers ice creams, featuring the Star Stick competition for MEGO Buck Rogers action figures. Since then I’ve been lucky enough to track down both the Milk Bar store dislay and an example of the wrapper, so I’m going to call that a complete set […]

80's

Donkey Kong Icey Poles and Futuretronics G&W

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Tweet Here’s a ripping piece that escaped my clutches on Aussie Ebay a few years ago, an early 80’s Milk Bar Store Display for Pauls Donkey Kong Icey Poles (Orange and Pineapple Treats). It features a competition for Futuretronics (The Australian Nintendo distributor) Game and Watch electronic hand helds. Did they come in take home packs […]

70's

3XY Coca Cola Easy Roller / Freedom Machine Vans

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Tweet For a while there in the late 70’s it was every boy’s dream to cruise the streets and highways in a tricked-out Beford Van or Sandman Shaggin’ Wagon. The Hardy Boys, Hot Wheels and even Star Wars joined the rush to cash in on the craze, but the most memorable for me was the […]

80's

MYER LEGO National Building Competition 1984

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Tweet The MYER LEGO National Building Competition 1984 By 1984 LEGO had already cemented it’s place in the psyche of kids all over the world with fantastic products, lead by the now-classic Space series. The time was right for the company to move in for the kill by staging building competitions in major department stores. I remember well […]