Toys, Toys, Toys! We loved toys when we were kids and some of us still do! What toys were in your toy box? Get out your old toys, let’s play!
The time is the late 1960's and there were not an abundance of african american dolls on the market. It was also a time when african american's like Leslie Uggams, Diahann Carroll, and Sidney Poitier had broken into show business. Their images...
Uh-oh! Grandma has turned into the wolf! Fascinating dolls that change into two or more characters. A delight for children and a great addition to storytelling.
Barbie Doll got a new look for 1972 — she was a busy and active gal! Mattel released new versions of Walk Lively Barbie and Busy Barbie in 1972 and of course, a whole new wardrobe!
Styles and fashions were changing in 1971 … and so was Barbie! Barbie and her friends went “Malibu” and the live-action dolls got even more active. 1971 was the beginning of a new era for Barbie!
Barbie’s “mod” wardrobe featured bold colors, sharp patterns and a few classics. in 1968, Barbie wore 24 new outfits (and 14 repeats from 1967). 1968 was hot and wild!
Old teddy bears are not just loved by their owners, now they are highly sought by collectors too with over £100,000 British Pounds being paid for one notable bear. Learn about collecting them.
Collecting teddy bears is a delightful hobby. Teddy bears originated with President Theodore Roosevelt, and are produced by such companies as Steif, The Vermont Teddy bear Company, Boyds, Bearinton Bears,Gund, and TY. Older teddy bears are quite pricey, but I collect bears I fall in love with.
Barbie Doll began her fashion journey in 1959. Her clothes, including those introduced in 1959, 1960 and 1961, reflected fashion trends during the 1960s.
International dolls are a fun collectible. Purchase one as a reminder of one of your travels or find them at estate sales and auctions.