Cracker Jack snack was introduced by FW Rueckheim of Chicago Illinois when he combined popcorn with peanuts and covered them with molasses. After 1914, a prize was included in each box. The first prizes were baseball cards and metal charms. Later charms made of celluloid of animals and cartoon...
Whether you want to buy, sell or trade if you are serious about building your vintage toy collection you will want to attend one or more of these annual events held across the country.
I just love those beautiful antique style rocking horses with the real horsehair manes and tales. This article includes many examples of some of the most beautiful rocking horses I found...
Mechanical banks cost an arm and a leg. Still banks can still be found at flea markets, garage sales, and shops. There are many still bank designs, so specialty or variation collecting is possible.
During the 1960s, Barbie Doll, along with her stylish clothes, had a variety of sold-separately (and now, vintage) games, toys and extras -- many sought by collectors today.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll! Generations of us love our Barbie dolls; a love affair that’s lasted since 1959.
Do you remember those famous 20th Century dolls? Well, some of them have become favourite vintage collectables; unique toys of a bygone era that must not be allowed to fade away.
If you are a vintage toy collector and are trying to find sources for collectibles, here are more than 10 ideas. Use one of more methods and increase your odds of a great vintage toy find.
Barbie has always been the pinnacle of stylishness. Here, learn about her clothing from 1959 to the current day.
As a child I had very many favourite toys, and being a bit of a Tomboy, my toys were often boy's toys as well as girl's. To take a bit of a trip down memory lane I thought I would write this Hub to see how many of my toys you had too, and what toys you remember as your personal favourites.