The Saturday Evening Post is a weekly post on Saturday in which I will share my favorite Satuday Evening Post Covers.  This cover is by artist Thornton Utz, and titled “Snow Buffet Party”

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I found these amazing old tin robots on the Alphadrome Robot and Space Toy Database. These old robots are incredible!

Atom Robot - Yoshiya 1964

Atom Robot - Yoshiya 1964

Target Robot - Masudaya 1965

Target Robot - Masudaya 1965

Electronic Remote Control Robot - Matsudaya 1960's

Electronic Remote Control Robot - Matsudaya 1960's

Winky Robot - Yonezawa 1960's

Winky Robot - Yonezawa 1960's

Laser Robot - Daiya 1968

Laser Robot - Daiya 1968

Blink-a-Gear Robot - Taiyo 1969

Blink-a-Gear Robot - Taiyo 1969

Sparkling Mike the Robot - SNK 1960's

Sparkling Mike the Robot - SNK 1960's

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Robo Movido a Pilhas - Argentina 1960's

Three versions of the Television Robot by Alps 1960's

Three versions of the Television Robot by Alps 1960's

Original tin win up paddle foot bullet style. Note wire key

Original tin win up paddle foot bullet style. Note wire key 1950's

Conehead Robot - Yonezawa 1950's - 1960's

Conehead Robot - Yonezawa 1950's - 1960's

Machine Robot aka "Turn Signal Robot" - Horikawa 1963

Machine Robot aka "Turn Signal Robot" - Horikawa 1963

Space Conqueror 5 - Daiya 1962

Space Conqueror 5 - Daiya 1962

Mr. Planet - Yonezawa 1969

Mr. Planet - Yonezawa 1969

Three versions of Mr. Mercury - Yonegawa early 1960's

Three versions of Mr. Mercury - Yonegawa early 1960's

Related Posts:
Swell Toys of the Space Age
Famous Robots from Popular Culture

I’m obsessed with this.

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Image: Library of Congress

I found this amazing Better Homes & Gardens Handyman’s Handbook from 1957 at the Garage Flea Market this past weekend for $2.  I love the illustrations!

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Nothing like smoking a pipe and using a drill press while "Junior" and "Rover" watch!

Nothing like smoking a pipe and using a drill press while "Junior" and "Rover" watch!

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They’re On To Me!

January 27, 2009

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The Space Age Museum has a great collection of UFO, rocket, and  space craft inspired design.  Check out some of my favorites below.

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Orbit Rocket Toothpaste Tube

Electric Fan by Wonder-Aire - 1960's

Electric Fan by Wonder-Aire - 1960's

Tea Kettle - 1960's

Flying Saucer Tea Kettle - 1960's

Flying Saucer Table Lamp by Torino - 1970's

Flying Saucer Table Lamp by Torino - 1970's

Infant Walker - Baby's Flying Saucer - 1950's

Infant Walker - Baby's Flying Saucer - 1950's

Electric Cooker - Party Chef by Cory - 1960's

Electric Cooker - Party Chef by Cory - 1960's

Flying Saucer Ashtrays by Space Age Products - 1960's

Flying Saucer Ashtrays by Space Age Products - 1960's

Vacuum Cleaner by Hoover - 1970's

Vacuum Cleaner by Hoover - 1970's

Rocket Bicycle by Monarch

Rocket Bicycle by Monarch

Rocket Lawn Sprinkler by Allen Mfg

Rocket Lawn Sprinkler by Allen Mfg

The following Ad-Man feature is from MAD magazine circa 1960. This is from my own personal library.
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44th President elect, Mr. Barack Obama is being inaugurated tomorrow. Mr. Obama will wear a tuxedo made by Chicago based tailor Hart Schaffner & Marx. The business was started by Harry and Max Hart in 1872 as a small men’s clothing shop on State Street. Hart Schaffner & Marx has always manufactured it’s suits and menswear in union shops here in the United States of America. To celebrate Mr. Obama’s selection of Hart Schaffner & Marx and to support unionized labor, here is a look back at some great Hart Schaffner & Marx ads from the 1940’s – 1960’s. I found these on Ebay.

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1961 - Photograph by Richard Avedon

1961 - Photograph by Richard Avedon

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In the year 2000 A.D., instead of ties men will  be fitted with telephones.