In 1963, The Saturday Evening Post surveyed toys both mundane (Barbie) and marvelous (gas-powered Wen-Mac Kingcobra planes). It’s amazing how many of them are still around 55 years later, although these days a 165-piece Lego set will cost you more than $3.95, and that eight-foot-tall Steiff giraffe will set you back nearly $5,000. We’d like one of everything, please, although we’re partial to the Morticia doll.
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