If you were a young boy during the 1950s, chances were you dreamed of finding a metal Tonka Truck with a bright red bow resting under the tree on Christmas morning. Due to the desire of those young and old to get their hands on a Tonka Truck of their own, by the end of the 1950s, the Tonka Toys Incorporated company was producing 400,00 toy metal bulldozers, firetrucks, semitrailer, and pickup trucks every week.[Read more…]
How Much Are My Comics Worth?
While the days of young boys and girls collecting comic books may be vastly over, some years ago, purchasing your favorite comic from the corner store would have been the highlight of your week. While it is hard to say when the very first ‘Comic Book‘ came to life, we do know that the popularity of these paper books grew immensely after the release of Superman in 1938. Even today, the character Superman is known and adored by youngsters, with their dreams to become as strong, or powerful, or courageous as he.[Read more…]
Vintage Tonka Trucks with Price Guide
In this post, Vintage Tonka Trucks with Price Guide, we’ll go over the history of the very interesting history and evolution of the Tonka Toy company. You’ll find price guide references, some of the most unique items up for sale right now on eBay and information about the different sizes that were made over the years.[Read more…]
50 Most Influential Toys of All Time Produced During the 1900’s
If you grew up during the 1900’s, either the 20’s, the 30’s, the 40’s, the 50’s, the 60’s, the 70’s, the 80’s or the 90’s, you may recognize one or a number of the most influential toys mentioned here. These memorable toys were often the best selling items for children at Christmas during their respective years of production, or for one reason or another have been described as the greatest toys of all time by a number of their previous owners.[Read more…]