Tag Archives: Toys

Monorail Models from Walt Disney World

Highway in the Sky. Transportation of Tomorrow. Just Plain Cool! However you choose to describe the modern monorail system it’s just impressive. Years ago I became hooked on this mode of transportation after riding it at Walt Disney World. I … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Planes: TED YALE Die-Cast

Who? Well, that’s what I said when I saw this little guy on the shelf at T. J. Max yesterday. While on holiday in Chicago we were checking out the local stores. We don’t have T. J. Max in Canada. … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ROAD TRIP Die-cast Models

I am officially giving up. I’ve said again and again that I was not going to buy another version of the die-cast model cars from the Pixar movie Cars. But what have I done? During a recent trip to Wal-mart … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse SKIPPING ROPE

Skipping is one the oldest outdoor activities for children. Most often little girls will play various skipping games together while the boys look upon the ‘sport’ as sissy. But boys have been known to jump in from time to time! … Continue reading

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Disney Store Elite Series: R2-D2

We’re back in the die-cast business again today as we check out a beloved character from the Star Wars series of movies. I’m a ‘original three’ fan (Star Wars fans know what that means) and was guardedly optimistic when I … Continue reading

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Disney Lesney/Matchbox DIECAST CARS from 1979

I love die-cast cars and especially if they contain a Disney character in the driver’s seat. I found two examples from the same line recently and was able to catch up with them while they were on the ‘open road’: … Continue reading

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Choo-Choo Mickey HALLMARK Keepsake Ornament

I love Mickey Mouse. I love trains. I love toys. I love collectibles. Who knew I could fulfill all of these loves in just one piece of Disneyana? A pull-cord and wheels? Gimme! This is a Keepsake Ornament from Hallmark … Continue reading

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COLLECTORS’ SHOWCASE Vintage Magazines

There’s nothing I love as much as old collectibles than old magazines about old collectibles! And recently I was able to pick up thirteen issues of Collectors’ Showcase, ‘America’s Premiere Pictorial Magazine for Collectors’. Long name, great content! Now why … Continue reading

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Disneyland ROLLERCOASTER Tin Toy

I’ve always wanted one of these vintage Disney tin toys but have never been able to justify the cost. But today I found one at a reasonable price, although it has many condition issues. Let’s have a look: ¬†Wonderful graphics! … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS: BESSIE Diecast Model

Well, Mater might be willing to give two of his left lug nuts for a chance to work with Bessie, but I’m only willing to pay $11.94 plus tax. Bessie die-cast model Cars die-cast models have been out for years … Continue reading

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