Ed Berg reminded us that Gerry Anderson, creator of iconic sci-fi / fantasy kids fare like Supercar, Stingray, Fireball XL-5, the wildly popular Thunderbirds and many more, passed away recently; read more here http://www.toyconnect.blogspot.com/2012/12/rip-gerry-anderson.html
We've received so many requests for help in finding patterns/templates to make your own cardboard putz houses that we're sending you to the BEST place around--you can find hundreds of patterns and templates conveniently located in one place--not to mention the best advice at Cardboard Christmas Dot Com; click on the link: http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=10
VINTAGE JAYLINE TINPLATE BUILDING, SUBURBAN STATION http://www.toyconnect.blogspot.com/2012/12/jayline-no-201-suburban-station.html
It was our
privilege to shoot and scan some pages of a 1930's movie star scrapbook belonging
to a local vintage Hollywood morabilia collector here in the village. We've had to
do heavy duty restoration in some cases, but with classics like these,
we're sure you'll agree it was worth it--especially the MGM two page mega-ad; click on the photos below.