Friday, August 28, 2015


Your editor is pleased to bring you selected toy and candy scans--sliced and diced so you can appreciate all the details--from the Winter Eaton's Catalog of 1920-21--with more on the way in the coming months.

For those who don't know, Eaton's a.k.a. T. Eaton Co. Limited was once Canada's largest department store retailer. It was started in 1869 by Timothy Eaton, a Presbyterian Ulster Scot immigrant from what is known now as Northern Ireland.  Eaton's grew to become a retail and social institution in Canada, with stores across the country, buying offices around the globe, and a catalog that was found in the homes of most Canadians. Sadly, the company went bankrupt in 1999. You can read more about it here's - Click on the scans below and enjoy.  SEE PART ONE HERE

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