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Posts Tagged ‘airplane’

Early Airplane Aeroplay Toy found- Halsam Toys

We enjoy readers bringing us new-to-us historic items.  We know of early aviation toys, but did not know Halsam made an airplane set.  How wonderful! Pictures below are of a very early, circa 1916, toy build set from Halsam.  It appears everything is complete and details are shown below.  It has a “revolving propeller”, a…

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Wright Brothers Tin Airplane by Fischer Toys, Germany

If you are a bit rusty on history we will refresh- Wilbur and Orville Wright were American inventors and pioneers of aviation. In 1903 the Wright brothers achieved the first powered, sustained and controlled airplane flight; they surpassed their own milestone two years later when they built and flew the first fully practical airplane.    …

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Antique Tin Toy Plane by Modern Toys Japan

  Every once in a while toy collecting will surprise you.  One can study older toy catalogs, read books, visit shows, and then believe you have a grasp on what was made.  Then there is that new find. Granted, new toy finds for me aren’t necessarily new to others, but this toy didn’t show up…

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