This blog discusses old toys from the early 1920's to the end of the 1950's. All kinds of topics are discussed.
The time span was the greatest period for "hands-on" toys, where a young child could actually go outside and play for hours at a time.
You can see the elegance but simple design of these toys. It was a time when huge machines, and people made and finished toys by hand.
The era has long passed, but many of the toys are still around, and that is what I would like to share.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Can you Identify These Toy Soldiers?
Monday, July 10, 2017 Cloudy with Sun 23C 74 F
Can You Identify
These Toy Soldiers?
I always like to receive e-mail from readers. The main reason is that I know people are reading my blog. The second reason is that it keeps me busy, in being able to write an interesting new post.
I received an e-mail 2 weeks ago, and today, I received photos for toy soldiers that I do not know about. Mr. William Hones sent me these nice photos of his toy soldiers and asked me if I knew who made them. I'm not very knowledgeable about toy soldiers, but I do know that lots of people collect and enjoy them. There are British and AMerican-made toy soldiers, although you can in fact find toy soldiers made all over the world. So if someone knows who manufactured these soldiers, would you please send me an e-mail, and I'll inform William as to their manufacturer's identity.
So that's it for today, and I do hope that someone out there will be