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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Flying Yankee Streamline Train

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This classic three-car wind-up tin is a chrome-plated reproduction of a real train made in 1935 for the Boston & Main and Maine Central Railroads and now being restored by its current owner, the State of New Hampshire. This one … Continue reading

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You Can Quote Me

An ingrained sense of community. An undeniable satisfaction in simple pleasures. Joie de vivre. These are benchmarks of a small town.

-from Small Wonders by John Frazier

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