Archive | April 2012

Lost Hobby Shops: Yennora Hobbies

Yennora Hobbies ad in Australian Models & Hobbies Vol.1 No.4

Yennora Hobbies ad in Australian Models & Hobbies Vol.1 No.4

Yennora Hobbies near Sydney in Australia is just one of many great hobby shops that have disappeared over the past decade or so.

And like many, it deserves to be remembered.

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Tyco Racin’ Hopper (1988)

Tyco Racin' Hopper

Tyco Racin' Hopper
AKA “Off-Road Racing Cars” – those little slot car miniatures of the famous Tyco Turbo Hopper R/C buggy.

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Tandy/Radio Shack Funny Beetle (1984)

Tandy/Radio Shack Funny Beetle

Tandy/Radio Shack Funny BeetlePopping wheelies was all the rage in the early 1980s.

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‘VW Beetle Toys’, by Matt Meyer

VW Beetle Toys

VW Beetle Toys

A nice book about collecting Volkswagen toys… that sadly excludes the very best Volkswagen toys of all time. Why?

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