Launched in the mid-1980s by Coleco, Sectaurs is a fascinating toy line growing in popularity amongst collectors. Although the toy series was relatively short-lived, many toys have survived and are desirable. So, are old Sectaurs toys worth anything? The simple answer is: yes. They can be worth quite a bit, depending on some critical factors. […]
Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog
Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.
Are Old Crystar Toys Worth Anything?
Crystar action figures have carved a unique niche in the ever-growing vintage toy market. The Crystar line, based on a short-lived but beloved comic series by Marvel, is synonymous with quality and creativity. The colorful characters, intricate designs, and unique crystal-centric mythology made Crystar action figures a sought-after commodity during their initial release. Today, these […]
Are Old Rambo Toys Worth Anything?
The 1980s Rambo films hold a special place in many people’s hearts – as does the toy line inspired by the movie. Many people across the nation have collected Rambo action figures that they treasured throughout childhood. As time passes, these toys’ value increases. If you own old Rambo toys and want to know if they are […]
When Were the First Sectaurs Toys Made?
The release date of Coleco’s Sectaurs toy line is a confusing subject for many people. When were the first Sectaurs toys released? Coleco Takes a Risk with the First Sectaurs Toys In the world of vintage toy collectibles, Coleco’s Sectaurs claim a unique place. Known for their iconic Cabbage Patch Kids and video game consoles, Coleco daringly […]
When Were the First Rambo Toys Made?
Are you a fan of Rambo and wondering when the first Rambo toys were created? Look no further! We have all the information you need!
The Ten Most Expensive Toys Created by Mego
Mego entered the market in 1954, with D. David Abrams and Madeline Abrams at the helm. In its early years, the company focused on creating affordable toys for discount dime stores. However, they eventually hit their stride once they began creating 8” scale licensed toys for comics and television shows. By the 1970s, Mego had […]
The Most Expensive Star Wars Toy That You Never Owned
As Star Wars was hitting theaters in 1977, Kenner was preparing to launch one of the largest toy lines to ever hit the market. Since they were only given months to prepare toys before the movie’s debut, they could not immediately offer action figures. However, they managed to avoid catastrophe by offering one of the […]
The Ten Most Expensive Star Wars Toys
The world changed in 1977 when Star Wars became a cultural phenomenon that broke records and remolded multiple industries. While the entertainment industry would spend years chasing after the success of George Lucas’s space epic, the foundations of the toy industry were uprooted by Kenner’s success. Few movies had become commercially viable for merchandise, especially […]
The Top Ten Most Expensive Dino-Riders Toys
In an era where most companies were creating mutant teams and soldiers, Tyco decided to introduce a team of warriors that rode on top of armored dinosaurs. They took note of a rising surge of dinosaur interest in the 1980s when they decided to make them the focal point. However, they knew that they could […]
The Ten Most Expensive Chogokin Toys
At a time when most companies were turning toward economically sound plastics, a company from Japan decided to take a chance with die-cast zinc alloys. Bandai formed Popy to specialize in producing products that would appear outside of the toy aisle in 1971. Even though their earliest products appeared in candy stores and the like, […]