USS Enterprise: Originally released in 1976, Dinky’s incarnation of Star Trek's flagship space vehicle integrates a removable orange shuttlecraft and rapid-fire “phaser” defense system into a die-cast metal body. The result of this model/play mix, according to print ads at the time, was “the most exciting die-cast toy ever!” #startrek #dinkytoys #ussenterprise #vintagetoysUSS Enterprise
Turn-A-Tune Released in Kenner Products’ Turn-A-Tune is a mashup of a vintage phonograph and a modern turntable. The toy is operated by turning a handle – a “no batteries required” approach to entertainment that is far less common today than it was in the
In GAF revamped the Talking View-Master to include ports for a headphone jack and AC adapter. Buoyed by the success of its View-Master, GAF released an audio-enabled variant of the stereoscopic picture viewer in The Talking View-Master was powered…
In the early fully poseable action figures from Mego Corporation ensured the toy manufacturer’s dominance for a large part of the decade. The company produced a series of action figure toy lines for films, as well as Marvel and DC superheroes.