70's

Toltoys 12 and 20 Back Star Wars

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Star Wars Week on Toltoys.com! One of the “must do’s” when I started this blog was to eventually showcase a pic of every Toltoys logo Star Wars carded figure. So far I have been spectacularly unsuccessful with that, chalking up a grand total of none at all. Well hold on to your potatoes kids, ’cause […]

70's

Licensed Australian Ice-Creams

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Licensed Australian Ice-Creams It all seemed so natural. You went to see the latest summer blockbuster. You became obsessed overnight. You had to buy the toys, the posters and the swap-cards. You cut out articles about the movie from magazines and newspapers and kept them in a folder. You bought the cereal and tried to […]

70's

Mego and Toltoys

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Mego and Toltoys The US based Mego Corp had a wonderful knack of making successful action figure lines in the 70’s, either by gambling on the popularity of old properties like the Wizard of Oz, or trusting in semi-current ones like Planet of the Apes or Star Trek. Australia received these wonderful toys thanks once […]

60's

Toltoys Mr Potato Head

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Idaho or Tasmania? The Potato. Or, if you spell like Dan Quayle, Potatoe. Either way you’ve got to admit that it is one hell of a popular vegie. In fact you could say that they are the shrimps of the vegetable world. You can boil them, dice them, fry them, dip them, chip them and […]

80's

Toltoys Power of the Force figures

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The Little Aussie Battlers! It’s a pity when a great toy line goes out with a whimper and not a bang, but more often than not that’s exactly what happens. Kenner’s Star Wars line of 1977-85 was no different. After re-writing toy sale records and re-inventing action figures and film-licensed products the mighty Star Wars […]

Toltoys

Welcome to Toltoys.com!

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Hi All! Welcome to Toltoys.com – The Australian Toy Connection. The purpose of this blog is to showcase Australian released versions of the popular (and sometimes unpopular!) toys many of us enjoyed whilst growing up in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. So what can you expect to see? Well obviously with a blog called Toltoys.com […]