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.

The 10 Most Amazing Toy Commercials from the 1980s

The first commercial on television was for a Bulova Watch Company. That was in the ’40s, 1941, to be specific. A lot of improvement took place between then and the 3 decades in between. Back then, the advertisement industry had a cultural status. As the ’50s came along with the Cold War and prosperity began […]

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The 10 Most Memorable Toy Commercials from the 1970s

As far back as the ’70s, you would find leisure activities like bike riding, board games, playing twister, and so on already existent. These were the popular (though limited) fun options for an era that gave birth to modern computing. However, the ‘70s era was a good one for cable TV, pay-TV, national cable networks, […]

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