70's

1978 Legoland Town Promotional Sticker

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Tweet Another Classic LEGO Sticker A while ago I showcased a very cool vintage Lego Classic Space promotional item, a large sticker with a couple of space mini-figs and a great space scene. It seems there was a sister piece to that item, a large Legoland Town sticker promoting the various Lego Collector Packs available […]

70's

Kenbrite Playmobil / Pocket People Update

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Tweet Kenbrite Playmobil / Pocket People Update I’ve been remiss in not posting about the wonderful new third edition of Axel Hennel’s Playmobil Collector book. This great book is an extraordinarily comprehensive reference guide to Playmobil worldwide, containing 4500 images over 650 pages. This edition has an expanded Australian Kenbrite section, as well as increased […]

70's

Star Wars Ice Cream Update

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Tweet More Ice-Creams! Long time readers of this blog will know that licenced ice-cream items, and Star Wars in particular, are my favourite vintage items. So imagine the smile when the images below came down the line from Queensland, a few guerilla “on-the-run” snap-shots of a collection of original art-work and related items that remains […]

70's

Happy Days Confectionery

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Tweet “I found my thrills…” When Happy Days burst on to Australian TV screens in 1975 nobody could resist the lovable geekiness of Richie, the wisecracking mouth of Ralph or pure dumb nerdiness of Potsie. Everything 50’s was cool again; the cars, the clothes and of course the tunes. Standing above all though was one […]

70's

LEGO Classic Space promotional sticker

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Tweet Classic LEGO Space promotional sticker I stuck my fair share of these stickers on school books in 1979, so finding a mint unused one on ebay recently was a real joy. I have foggy memories of stacks of these sitting on the counter at Griselda’s toy store in Brighton, or at the annual LEGO […]

70's

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Playmobil Promotion

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Tweet Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Playmobil Promotion I found an interesting photo showing a 1977 box of Kellogg’s Australia Corn Flakes, with a Kenbrite Pocket People (Playmobil) mail-in offer. It appears that you could send in the coupon (and 50c) to receive a Playmobil figure. Does anyone have an example of this box? I know there […]

80's

Indiana Jones Kelloggs Premiums

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Tweet Indy Coco-Pops Premiums A few weeks ago I featured the Indiana Jones Coco Pops box from the Temple of Doom tie-in. Inside each box was a card premium which broke apart to reveal two picture cards from the movie, one photo and one sketch jigsaw piece. The same design was used for the Kellogs […]