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The Victorian Age (3/28/08)
The Victorian Age began in 1837 when Queen Victoria ascended the British throne and lasted up to her death in 1901. It was an era of rapid industrial development and social changes, and you can see this by studying the toys of the period. More >>


Collecting Toys (3/28/08)
Many people seem to get started with toy collecting more accidentally than deliberately. There may be the old one-eyed teddy that nobody has the heart to give away; there may be the favorite train set that brings happy memories of rainy days indoors. Or you may visit a flea market and find yourself buying a doll because it is like the one you once had. More >>


Long Lost Barbie (3/18/08)
I was a tomboy growing up and as far as I can remember didn’t play with any dolls except for one brand. Barbie! Climbing walls and pushing supermarket carts down the long corridor adjacent to our apartment building held more thrills than playing house. Maybe that had to do with the fact that our house wasn’t the ideal of what a nice family of the 1960′s ought to be. My parents were hippies! More >>


There’s A New Boy in Town, Ken Carson (3/3/08)
Here are a couple examples of Ken™. Ken™ on the left is from 1962 and the one on the far right is one of the firsts from 1961.  Behind them are Alan™ (left) and Ken™ (right) from the 1991 Midge Wedding Set.Barbie™ was introduced to us in 1959, but what about her boyfriend Ken™ – full name, Ken Carson? More >>






The American Girl Doll (2/26/08)
American Girl dollCollecting dolls is a popular pastime among females young and old. From Raggedy Ann to Barbie, dolls are a part of growing up and often remain a part of the home through collections. A doll that has really made a splash in the media recently is the American Girl Doll. More >>


Diminutive Audio Equipment as Collectible (2/23/08)
Toy Casio Musical toys are some of the most sought-after audio equipment in avant garde music genres. This phenomenon has made primitive, electronic instruments into collectibles. In addition to the sheer novelty of collecting poor quality, low-fi objects, the idea of toy keyboards from the eighties as collectibles speaks to the high-speed rate of progress in audio. More >>


Barbie’s™ First Pet (2/19/08)
Dog n Duds & Accessories1964 was a good year for Barbie™. There were many exciting changes and there were a few new faces added. Among these was a set called “Dog ‘n Duds” (stock #1613) More >>


The El Camino in 1:64 (2/11/08)
The El Camino in 1:64by Doug Breithaupt For many years, fans of Chevrolet’s El Camino have had little to collect in small-scale diecast. That has … More >>


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