Swell Toys of the Space Age

December 17, 2008

The kids growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s must have had a BLAST playing with these toys! Not only are the toys incredible; I love the packaging as well!  I found these on EBay.

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Friction powered Mobile Jet

Space Television toy - Awesome for documenting all those new planets and moons

Space Television toy - Awesome for documenting all those new planets and moons

Alien UFO

Alien UFO

Space Tank

Space Tank

Mr. Machine - Ideal 1960

Mr. Machine - Ideal 1960

Buck Rogers jigsaw puzzle

Buck Rogers jigsaw puzzle

Rolling Astronaut toy; I love the branding with NASA on this guy.

Rolling Astronaut toy; I love the branding with NASA on this guy.

Awesome Space Gun!

Awesome Space Gun!

Space Ranger - Real flying toy!

Space Ranger - Real flying toy!