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The Toy Museum contains artifacts which some folks may not consider "toys", (i.e., advertising memorabilia, clocks, radios, etc.) but in todays collector world the definition of the word "toys" seems to be rapidly changing.
(The items with prices marked next to them are for sale, the others are not)
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Toy Ferris wheel from the '64 World's Fair- SOLD
The Driver Ed game- Sold
Assembly Line- Sold
The Driving Test toy - SOLD
Gas Station Road maps
Flying 'A' Gulf Phillips 66 Cities Service Skelly
SOLD - SOLD SOLD Bing Crosby ice cream GE Refrigerator display- SOLD Borden's tablecloth
3-D display for medical supplies
The Hammond Happiness Home display- SOLD
From grocery stores to supermarkets to mini-marts, playsets from the 1940s through the '90s. The scene on the far right is from Barbie playsets. It's amazing what you can do with a little paint and some imagination (maybe Mr. Neuman wouldn't agree).
Three of the beautiful cardboard punchout playsets produced during the early 1950s by E.Joseph Cossman & Company of California. If anyone knows more about the playsets this company produced, please let me know. I'd love to find more of them.
Some favorite Mad magazines from my collection, including the very 1st issue of the French version of Mad (upper left hand corner) from the Fall of 1965.
Vintage Airliner timetables and tickets from the 1950s.
(You certainly got your money's worth in printed matter when you bought a ticket from Western Airlines.)
Classics Illustrated comic book rack -SOLD
A few vintage comic books from my way too large collection
I have a very small collection of autographs and this is my most prized possession. Yes, that's really Groucho's signature. Probably signed very late in his life, judging by the handwriting.
One of my favorite childhood toys, the Remco Movieland Drive-in Theatre.
A colorful cardboard cut-out city.
Yes, it's true. I collect salt and pepper shakers, and even a few plates!
Assorted Pop Up books
An incredible British "pop up" book called GARAGE
Here's one for all you aging Rock 'n Rollers- The original Maestro Fuzztone ca.1967.- SOLD
Assorted cardboard punch-out gas station premiums from the '40s - '60s.
A fantastic punch-out Bakery toy from Pillsbury, late 1930s.
The Revell-O-Rama- Hidden Airstrip
The Town and Country Building Set store display -SOLD
The Kenner Girder and Panel set
Mr. Kellys Car Wash - SOLD
Cardboard trucks used for advertising - SOLD
The Bilt Rite Airport playset
Our vintage Barbie display
The Deluxe Reading Dashboard- Probably the only one I've ever seen with a straight, non-warped windshield.
The Deluxe Reading Jimmy Jet