Found 242 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • Jun 8 2010
  • 8 Jun 2010

Born in the ’50s: Steiff’s Zotty Teddy Bear

The Steiff Company is probably most famous for inventing the Teddy bear in 1902. In the 108 years since the first Steiff bruin made his […]

  • May 31 2010
  • 31 May 2010

Good Golly, It’s Steiff’s Molly!

The Margarete Steiff Company is known all around the world for producing some of most delightful, enduring and beloved soft toys for children of all […]

  • May 17 2010
  • 17 May 2010

Steiff Find of the Week – Jocko the Chimp

The Steiff Company of Germany is probably best known for creating the first Teddy bear in 1902. For many people, giving or receiving a Steiff […]

  • May 3 2010
  • 3 May 2010

Steiff Woolies – An Iconic Steiff Design

Is it possible to hold the whole world in your hand? Well, yes, if you believe the lyrics to a well-known American spiritual song . […]

  • Nov 4 2009
  • 4 Nov 2009

Wonderful Wind-up Toys: Wheels, Cogs and Springs Combine to Thrill Children

In this world of computer technology and artificial intelligence, wind-up toys of the past seem that much more amazing. For more than a century, the […]

  • Oct 19 2009
  • 19 Oct 2009

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Marian Yu Dolls, Scrappy & Margy Toy, Realistic Stereo Camera

QUESTION: I have two signed and numbered dolls designed by Marion Yu. The boy doll is #846 and the girl is #502. Each has a […]

  • Sep 2 2009
  • 2 Sep 2009

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Mickey Rooney’s One-Man Band Toy, Pitcher and Basin

QUESTION: I own a Mickey Rooney’s One Man Band toy that is near mint in its period box. The One Man Band consists of a […]

  • Aug 1 2009
  • 1 Aug 2009

‘Hey, Taxi!’ Cab Service on a Small Scale

The taxi cab is a common sight on the streets of any city. For small-scale die-cast collectors, the humble cab has been made available over […]

  • Jun 23 2009
  • 23 Jun 2009

Wacky Racers Offer a Crazily Customized Die-Cast Collection Category

Having a 4-year-old in the house is a great way to keep young. My son, Bentley, like most children his age, is fond of cartoons. […]

  • Jun 17 2009
  • 17 Jun 2009

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Tin Soldiers, M1 Helmet, Semaphore Light, ‘Family Circle’

QUESTION: I have five lead figures that my mother acquired from her grandfather when living in Macedonia around 1950. Her grandfather was born before 1890s, […]