70's

MEGO Toltoys Action Jackson Accessories Flyer

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Tweet Recently dug up this cool double sided Toltoys promotional flyer featuring three 1970’s MEGO Action Jackson accessories. All three items are scarce today, particularly when boxed. The Action Jackson Formula Racer had an Aussie cousin, a yet to be formally documented promotional release in BP livery, if you have one I’m buying! The Action […]

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 […]

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

Ewok Adventure Kelloggs Tie-In

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Tweet Ewok Adventure Kelloggs Tie-In Hot on the heels of the TV spot for the Kelloggs Return of the Jedi competition I posted last week comes another lost Aussie Star Wars TV spot; an ad for the Kelloggs promotional tie-in with the Ewok Adventure movie in the mid 80’s. Enjoy! Will Read the full post […]

80's

Kellogg’s Return of the Jedi Decoder Disks

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Tweet Kellogg’s Decoder Disks How cool is this? Thanks to the keen eyes of Nick Macarty over at Rebelscum.com I’m able to bring you the Kellogg’s TV spot from the 1980’s promotional tie-in with the Return of the Jedi. Wonderful! Cheers, Will Read the full post on Toltoys.com!

80's

LEGO Birkenhead Point Keychains Part 2

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Tweet LEGO Keychains Part 2 Some of you long time readers who have been following this site since the olden days back in ’06 will remember my excitement at finding an Aussie 80’s LEGO Fabuland mini-figure keychain in a random lot of LEGO. Well Toltoys.com reader Craig had fond memories of these little guys too, […]

80's

LEGO Birkenhead Point Keychains

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Tweet The Keys to Successful Collecting Promotional items are amongst the most sought after and valuable pieces in any line of toy collectables. From store displays such as Kenner’s Star Wars to salesman samples and awards such as Mattel’s Hot Wheels we all love having items in our collections that are outside the standard production […]