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Old Toy Ads

Toy ads from various toy magazines and catalogs are great sources of information A 1927 Sears catalog example is shown below. Click here to see more toy catalogs.

A very interesting page from 1927 Sears Roebuck and Co.
catalog. Shown are Gibbs wagons, Schoenhut circus,
Ted Toylers pull toys, Hustler pull toys, Newton Thompson pull toys, and others.
The Doc Hustler near the center was expensive
 but today sells for about 200 times its original retail price!
The Schoenhut reduced size tent then sold for $2.98
but today sells for about $1,500.