Your guide to great vintage toys & dolls

In the early 19th century, pedlars and street traders sold cheap toys carved from a single piece of wood, mainly produced by rural craftsmen or in small backstreet factories and sweatshops. In the late 19th century these toys were replaced by even cheaper toys stamped out of tinplate and die cast which were exported from Germany. Many of the toys were clockwork and were developed as a sideline of watchmaking. They were originally made in the 1830s for the amusement of adults... -> read more about vintage tin toys.

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On this website you'll find info on 1200+ manufactures and you can search worldwide for vintage toys on ebay to find that missing toy for your collection. If you have any questions or comments on toys you have or want to have, find the right page and leave a comment.

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February 24, 2018 Sue Thomas wrote regarding Milton Bradley:
"I have a Happy Families complete set No 6860. Anyone know it’s age ? ..."
February 24, 2018 Donn wrote regarding Parker Brothers:
"I have a Parker Brothers "Raceway" game. Very simple. Spin the dial for numbers 1-6 and move the cars the appropriate number of square..."
February 23, 2018 Tracy Uptmore wrote regarding Parker Brothers:
"I have the game" The New Game MOCK TRIAL Fun and Laughter for a roomfull" by parker brothers. How old is it, need the game rules and lis..."
February 23, 2018 Gregory Urbach wrote regarding Keystone:
"I've been collecting the Keystone western target sets. Found six of them so far. I'm curious how the illustrations of the figures ar..."
February 21, 2018 mike wrote regarding Wham O:
"Hi,I found the original wrapper of a C 1957 Wham-o "figure beauty in 10 minutes a day" exercise band. It's from when they were still o..."
February 21, 2018 derrick wrote regarding Majorette:
"hello im derrick i live in denver colorao im looking for majorette rigs and cars 1.87 scale please email me at"