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Operation Game – Retro Classic Version

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This battery-operated game of physical skill is the ultimate test of hand-eye coordination! Invented in 1964 by John Spinello, an University of Illinois design student at the time. Spinello actually made a deal with the game company Milton Bradley. He sold the rights to the game for a sum of $500 and a promise of a […]

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Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Game

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This Classic Game From 1966 has been thrilling kids for over 40 years. A battle of precision and quick acting thumb action will crown you the winner in this game. This is a great gift for baby boomers to give to their own children. So go ahead and knock his block off!

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Pet Rock with Walking Leash

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Known as one of the most ridiculously successful marketing schemes ever, Gary Dahl invented the Pet Rock in 1975 and practically made himself a millionaire overnight. This is the perfect gift for those seeking a low maintenance pet.

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Retro Paddle Ball Game

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Invented and patented in the 1920s, this classic game is incredibly simple yet very difficult to master. Paddle ball makes a fun nostalgic game for adults and a hand-eye coordination challenge for kids. It’s also an easy way to hit yourself which I have done countless times while trying to set a personal record. Overall it’s […]

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Green Plastic Army Men

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The first American plastic toy soldiers were made by Bergen Toy & Novelty Co. in 1938. They became very popular in the 40s 50s and 60s. Many of you guys may remember playing with these army men in the backyard dirt. These affordable fun toys are great for party favor bags at birthday parties. Being nostalgic […]

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Classic Play-Doh Playset

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Invented first as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s, it was later repurposed into a modeling compound when a classroom full of children started playing with it in the 50s. After realizing the products’ full potential, in 1956 it was demonstrated at an educational convention and it sparked a lot of interest. Sales exploded, and to […]

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Mr. Potato Head

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Invented in 1949 but manufactured & distributed in 1952, Mr. Potato Head was originally produced as separate plastic parts with pushpins that would stick into a real potato or vegetable. That all changed in 1964 due to new government safety regulations, not to mention the numerous costumer complaints regarding rotten vegetables. Then, just when the popularity […]

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Retro 40s Classic Wind-up Robot

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This awesome little robot makes for a great desk accessory. If you grew up in the 40’s and 50’s chances are you probably had some sort of wind-up toy. This robot is a replica of the original robots made by K.T. Japan in the 1940s. Just a fun little toy to play with, as well fun […]

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Mattel Throwback Electronic Football Game

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Its back! The original electronic football game by Mattel. Only now this replica has improved sounds effects. This retro fun and simple game play technology is a great piece of nostalgia for those who grew up in the 70s and 80s.

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Atari Flashback 5 Retro Game Console

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This 70s retro game console was an instant classic among kids growing up in the 1970s and 1980s . The easy plug-and-play video game console made it very convenient to play for anyone with a TV. Classic games for the Atari include Pong, Aestroids, Centipede, & many more. Unfortunately the rise of other game consoles such as […]

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The Original Metal Slinky

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Almost every kid growing up has played with a Slinky. Whether it was the metal ones that kids in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s grew up with, or the cheaper less cooler plastics versions that the 90s, and millennium kids had growing up. One thing we know for sure though, it was nearly impossible to get […]

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Rubiks Cube

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Created in 1974, but exploded in popularity in the 80’s, the Rubiks Cube is still a great gift for your friends or children today.

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The Etch A Sketch toy

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Fun Fact regarding the Etch A Sketch: In the late 1950’s a French electrician named André Cassagnes invented it, naming it the “magic screen”.

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90’s Dazzling Slap Bracelets

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Ouch! Although these slap bracelets were meant to be a fashion accessory for girls, they could also be used as weapons on your friends!

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