Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

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Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

PostWed Dec 20, 2017 6:53 pm

Rare footage showing the latest toys for Christmas in 1928 and 1929. Wonder what these toys are worth today!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbf5IVtQoYU




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Re: Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

PostThu Dec 21, 2017 9:54 am

Love the giant balloons at the 7:20 mark.
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Re: Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

PostThu Dec 21, 2017 12:25 pm

Aaron1927 wrote:Rare footage showing the latest toys for Christmas in 1928 and 1929. Wonder what these toys are worth today!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbf5IVtQoYU


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Take a look on ebay and I wouldn't be surprised if you find some of them there. It's amazing what you'll see on ebay - I bought an original Shirley Temple doll and two 1938 Snow White dolls as Christmas gifts for my Mom - and in great condition too.
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Re: Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

PostSat Dec 23, 2017 8:46 pm

I couldn't help notice the wind-up cars and fire truck on the round table at 0:55-1:05, I had a windup Mickey Mouse driving a car with his hand out to make a turn and he'd go around in a circle just like that (this was during the Mickey Mouse club era, I was about 4 and got it for Christmas). I've never seen one on Ebay though!
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Re: Christmas Toys in 1928 - 1929

PostSun Dec 24, 2017 2:14 pm

Quite possible that the grander ones were 'kept for best', a little like those youngsters who never played with their Dinky Toys* and kept them in the boxes, only to find they'd been given to the Church Jumble when they came back from National Service...

*Of course this habit extends to adults who keep drink until it is undrinkable and never read the books they collect, to name a couple of horrid examples...

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