Toys

You don’t have to be a child (or have children) to love toys, and we’d argue that no house is a home without at least a few of them. These tin toys are reproductions of the ones many of us enjoyed as kids; they’re still made the same way and these are a lot more affordable and every bit as charming. Just wind ‘em up and watch ‘em go!

Otherwise we try to stock a few of the classics you don’t see so much anymore: Erector sets, kaleidoscopes, bicycle streamers, juggling balls, SuperBalls, that kind of thing. There’s still room for yesterday in this high-tech world.

Elephant on Bike

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The circus is in town! The fact that this elephant rides a tricycle isn’t impressive enough; he also balances and spins a tassled ball on the tip of his trunk! You try doing that. Wind him up and watch him … Continue reading

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Robots

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Little did we know how popular robots would be when we ordered our first assortment of tin toys. And now we can plainly see why. They all walk (or lurch, more accurately). Some have gears that spins, some shoot sparks, … Continue reading

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Future Car

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Have you ever seen a more retro Future Car? These friction cars are what they must’ve imagined back when they dreamed up the Jetsons. Check out the driver’s compartment. Such styling! Available in red, green and two shades of blue, … Continue reading

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Martian Invader

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What tin toy collection would be complete (or even started) without a Martian Invader? This lurching figure towers above all else as he ambles forward on spider-like legs. Fabulous detail, and the box is almost as cool as the Invader. … Continue reading

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Overseas Airlines DC-3

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Time was when this was the Cadillac of air travel, long before jets ruled the skies. This tin reproduction is highly detailed with a classic livery. Friction powered; push it forward and watch the propellers spin. Retro packaging. 10″W x … Continue reading

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