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From the product description on the front: "Teddy Ruxpin Electronic Telephone is a new cordless play telephone from Worlds of Wonder, Inc. For the very first time, children can have the...

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11/24/88

From the caption that ran with the image: "Transformers Pretenders from Hasbro, above, are a new entry in the toy market. My Little Pony, left, also from Hasbro, and Mattel's Barbie,...

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11/24/88

From the caption that ran with the image, "Transformer Pretenders from Hasbro, above, are a new entry in the toy market. My Little Pony, left, also from Hasbro, and Mattel's Barbie, far...

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Image depicts two lincoln log cabin buildings- one with a sign reading "Lincoln Grand Hotel" and the other with a sign that simply reads "Bank".

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5/28/87

Handwritten on back: "Toys of Summer : Let [sic] Play Steve - Concord". Image depicts several toys on top of or next to a wooden box, including squirt guns, a helicopter, a shovel, a...

11/22/83

Image depicts a number of stuffed animals on a table, including a pig, camel, dinosaur, seal and turkey among others. From the Oakland Tribune Collection

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1989

Typed on front: "For a 21st century jump rope try Skip Stik from Worlds of Wonder, Inc. It is a twist-apart 3-foot bar with foam hand grips attached on each end to an 8-foot rope. Players...

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1989

Typed on front: "Sound-activated Rockin' Boppers actually 'dance' to the beat of music. There are four different dolls each with a special, fun outfit, long hair that can be...

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1989

Typed on front: "World of Wonder's hit, Hide 'N' Sneak, transforms the traditional game of 'hide and seek' into high-tech excitement by allowing a player to locate other...

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1989

Typed on front: "Brightly colored, huggable singing animal puppets, Zoo Tunes are new from Worlds of Wonder, Inc. The puppets, sizedto fit little hands, "sing" four different...

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From a piece of paper attached to the image, meant to be the caption for the photo: "Baby Talk delights and fascinates children from ages three to ten with her verbal interaction and life-...

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1985

Image depicts a Rambo toy from the film First Blood. From the Oakland Tribune Collection

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Image depicts two versions of a plush dog toy, "Wrinkles". A white 17" version, and a brown 28" version. The 28" version comes with a plush bone. From the Oakland...

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From a sheet of paper attached to the image describing the product: "Visit the magical world of My Little Pony, a collection of enchanting and lovable little characters from the land beyond...

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2/12/87

Typed on front: "Two of Mattel's Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Duture toys, with which children shoot light beams at characters on their TV screens." Image depicts two...

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From a product description attached to the image, "The Puffalumps, a line of six irresistibly soft and feathery light baby animals, are made from crinkled parachute-like machine washable...

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From a sheet of paper attached to the image describing the products: "Transformers, America's favorite toy robots, can change from a special character to a robot and back again. In a...

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1989

Typed on front: "Worlds of Wonder Inc.'s new GT Super Screamers are the next generation electronic race cars that use the same high-tech automatic guidance system as the F-16 fighter...

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1989

Typed on front: "Hop, Skip & Jump is a new jump rope from Worlds of Wonder, Inc. that doubles as a belt or fashion accessory. Attached to it are 75 different colorful rings and charms...

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1989

Typed on front: "Teddy Ruxpin, the world's first animated talking toy, was introduced by Worlds of Wonder in September 1985. Since then, more than five million have been sold, capturing...

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2/22/83

From the caption that ran with the image: "The E.T. spaceship is expected to be a popular item with children this year." Image depicts the E.T. spaceship toy. From the Oakland Tribune...

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Typed on front, "FUN AND GAMES -- Toymaker Robert Lee with an old fashioned bathtub steamboat in his shop at the Harvest Festival." Image depicts Lee putting a wooden steamboat into a...

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1985

Handwritten on back, "new in 1985". Image depicts PetSter, a catlike toy whose box reads, "The Electronic Pet With a Mind of its Own". From the Oakland Tribune Collection

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12/15/1986|12/19/1990

From the first caption that ran with the image: "Vintage windups such as Gigantor, Mr. Atomic, Astro Boy and Zintar are the top sellers among robot fanatics." And the second: "Tin...

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