70's

1979 Toltoys Fun Fountain

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Tweet One of the most viewed posts here on Toltoys Kid is the entry featuring Willy Water Bug. I receive regular requests asking where they can be found today, unfortunatey I’m not much help, suggesting they start a ongoing search on ebay. It seems the kids of the 70’s want their kids today to enjoy […]

70's

Toltoys in the 1975 Toyworld Catalogue

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Tweet And finally we have the Toltoys pages from the Toyworld 1975 Christmas Sale catalogue! The 6 Million Dollar Man heralded the arrival of Kenner as a licensing force in toys, cemented a couple of years later by their securing of the Star Wars license. Toltoys would come to profit greatly by this relationship, coming […]

70's

More from the Toyworld 1975 Catalogue

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Tweet A few more pages from the 1975 Toyworld Christmas catalogue…   Croner Toys had an eclectic mix of international brands including the popular Janex talking alarm clocks, I’m still looking for a mint boxed Batman version! The Holly Hobbie sewing machines seemed to grace every girl’s dresser for a time, including my sister’s. I […]

70's

Imperial Toy Catalogue for 1973

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Tweet Cheap and Cheerful – Imperial Toy 1973 Catalogue No 70’s childhood is complete without at least one Imperial Toy memory, I bet you all have one, you just may not know it… Remember those little plastic parachute guys that you hurled skyward or chucked off the Grade 5 balcony, and then stood entranced as […]

70's

Willy Water Bug

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Tweet Willy Water Bug If you look closely underneath the “1982” text on the Walton’s Wishbook cover below you’ll see a strange little yellow creature. He’s the one sitting innocuously next to the cool Tomy / Toltoys Air-Jammer motorcycle. Who or what is this thing you ask? Meet Willy Water Bug, one of Wham-O’s contributions to the summer-toy craze […]

80's

LJN Indiana Jones Blaster Balls

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Tweet One green, one red. Indy might need to seek medical advice. There wasn’t a lot of merchandise available for Temple of Doom, a small run of LJN action figures, some food tie-ins, soundtracks and such, but Lucasfilm were really scraping the bottom of the barrel with the licensed Blaster Balls shown above. I have […]