If you are looking for classic toys brooches then you have found the right page. My collection is built around the special Royal Mail stamps released in 2017. These celebrate such classic toys as Action Man, Meccano, Stickle Bricks and many more.
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The Action Man toy figure was first sold in Britain in 1966. It was based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe figure.
This is a classic fabric toy from the 1970s although it was actually invented by American Lois Allan during the Second World War.
The Hornby Dublo 00 scale train sets were first introduced by Meccano in 1938.
The Meccano construction sets were first sold by Frank Hornby back in 1898.
The Sindy fashion doll was first sold in the UK in 1963.
The Space Hopper toy was first seen in the UK in 1969 and became something of a cult toy in the 1970s.
The Spirograph as we know it was first seen in the UK in 1965 but similar drawing toys have been around since the 19th Century.
The Stickle Bricks construction toy was first released in 1969 and primarily intended for younger children.
The Merrythought Bear
Merrythought has been making teddy bears and other soft toys in Shropshire since the 1930s.
W.Britain Toy Figures
The original company behind these toy figures was founded by William Britain Jr, who invented the process of hollow casting in lead.