Kenner 1973 Toy Catalog, #17

And as Captain Beaky sails off toward the Island of Antique Toys, we bid farewell to this survey of a time slightly less commercialized and more innocent than the present day. No Bratz Dolls, no Guitar Hero, no Mattel Mind-Controllers, no iPods preloaded with episodes of Hannah Montana. What will the next 35 years bring? Stay tuned!

     Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 14, 2009
     Category: Toys | Advertising | 1970s

My friend had a Close 'N Play phonograph. We listened to the Ballad of Davy Crockett about a billion times on it. Hard rocking stuff. I'm sure we drove his mom nuts.

Born on a mountain top in Tennessee (not Chattanooga I hope)
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/14/09 at 11:01 AM
Killed himself (a bear) when he was only three.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 01/14/09 at 12:12 PM
Why does it advertise "2,061 winners" when the numbers on the flags add up to 2085? Was he lying then or is he lying now?
Posted by BikerPuppy on 01/14/09 at 01:53 PM
Patty -- if you didn't already know it, let me inform you. Lawyers can't do math.
Posted by BikerPuppy on 01/15/09 at 11:33 AM
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