Friday, August 23, 2019


Cruise Ship, ? (possibly Germany), 1970's
This toy might be the quintessential beach pull-along one could encounter on the shores of the North Sea in Belgium. in the 1970's. It represented a dying breed, the big Atlantic cruiseships. This one has a certain flair of a famous one, the SS United States...

Read more about it here.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

A box full of UFO's !

Star Ships, Hokari, Japan, 1970's

Thursday, August 8, 2019

A chopper with a punch ?

Hélicoptère, Punch (Jouef), France, 1950's
This toy may be based on the real Sikorsky S-51 helicopter ? The pannelled cannopy has the same greenhouse flair !

Sikorsky S51

Monday, August 5, 2019

Bebop - Ropetwawa

Because you know, even the Arcadia needs some computing... This is Captain Harlock's little friend.

Ropetwawa robot, 1978, Popy, Japan