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Childhood Toys From The Year 1978

The prices shown for these Toys are the price they were sold for in 1978 not today

Included on this page of toys are Air Hockey, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Little Professor, Connect Four, Novelty Radios, Raggedy Anne and Andy Dolls, Casey Jones Musical Train, Little Gem Sewing Machine, AFX Auto Racing Set plus many more from the 70's

  • Aurora AFX Auto Racing Set From The 1970s AFX Auto Racing Set
    Manufacturer: Aurora
    Price: $29.98
    Description AFX Championship Raceway Race Set, 21ft track, 2 Magna Traction Cars with Magnatronic sound, 2 Radio car controllers, Pit Area, Track Supports, Grandstand and Guardrails.

  • Small Air Hockey Game From The 1970s Air Hockey
    Manufacturer: Aurora
    Price: $16.88
    Description Small Air Hockey set just 40 X 18 X 5 inches high, ideal for setting up in small areas, plastic goals, 2 pucks and two strikers.

  • Barbie Superstar Stage Show From The 1970s Barbie Superstar Stage Show
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $14.44
    Superstars Barbie, Christie and Ken
    Price: $6.44 Each
    Description Barbie Superstar Stage Show ideal for talent shows, fashion show or awards show (Requires 2 D Batteries for stage to turn). Dolls Not Included.

  • Casey Jones Musical Train from the late 70's Casey Jones Musical Train
    Manufacturer: TOMY
    Price: $10.95
    Description Casey Jones Musical Train plays 11 songs as it chugs along, needs 2 "D" Batteries not included.
  • Connect Four from the late 70s Connect Four
    Manufacturer: MB Games
    Price: $4.94
    Description Connect Four, build 4 rows of checkers vertically or diagonally in your chosen color before your opponent does.

  • Dolls House and Furniture From The 1970s Dolls House and Furniture
    Price: $26.99
    Description Dolls House with 8 rooms, furniture available (Additional cost). Childrens Bedroom Set ($9.99), Master Bedroom ($12.99), Kitchen ($8.99), Bathroom ($3.99), Dining Room ($8.99), Living room ($9.99).

  • 8 piece Drum Kit for boys From The 1970s Drum Set
    Price: $39.99
    Description 8 piece see through trap drum set with 18 inch base drum, foot pedal, 11 inch tom tom, 9 inch cocktail drum, 14 inch hissing symbol, percussion block and two brushes, pair of 15 inch drumsticks.

It is fun to look back in time to the 70' and see things we thought were so cool and the latest technology or the "In Thing" when we were younger, looking at the toys from 1977 is a great way to transport you back in time. 1977 was a year when solid state/transistor based electronics became the latest coolest thing to own including Novelty Radios, The latest in Radio Cassettes signing the beginning of the end of the Eight Track Player Format. We even saw the beginnings of early digital games.

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  • Master 900 piece Erector Set  From The 1970s Erector Construction Set
    Manufacturer: Gabriel
    Price: $49.99
    Description Master 900 piece Erector Set includes 2 motors, two way hoist and 16 extra wide girders, heavy duty tires.

  • First Boys and Girls Bikes With Rear Training Wheels From The 1970s First Bikes With Rear Training Wheels
    Manufacturer: Free Spirit
    Price: $53.99
    Description First Bikes With Rear Training Wheels. Boys 16 inch bike Motocross Style (Includes rear coaster brake). Girls 16 inch bike Sugar and Spice Style (Includes rear coaster brake).

  • Little Girls 1st Sewing Machines From The 1970s Sewing Machine
    Price: From $5.97
    Description First Sewing Machines battery and hand operated.
    Little Gem Sewing Machine Hand operated $5.97
    Heather Sewing Machine Battery or hand operated $9.97
    Mattel Sew Perfect Sewing Machine battery operated $13.84

  • Hungry Hungry Hippos Game  From The 1970s Hungry Hungry Hippos
    Price: $7.44
    Description Use your lever controlled Hippos to catch all the marbles.

  • Ideal Jaws Great White Shark Game From The 1970s Jaws Game
    Manufacturer: Ideal
    Price: $5.94
    Description Try to remove the objects using your fish gaff from Great White Shark Jaws mouth before Jaws snap shut.

  • Little Professor Electronic Learning  Aid From The 1970s Little Professor
    Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
    Price: $13.99
    Description Little Professor Electronic Learning Aid, gives children hours of fun while learning basic math skills.
  • Merlin The Electronic Wizard  Game Machine From The 1970s Merlin The Electronic Wizard
    Manufacturer: Parker Brothers
    Price: $24.94
    Description Merlin The Electronic Wizard Game Machine, play Tic Tac Toe, Music Machine, Magic Square and Mind bender.
  • Nerf Rocket From The 1970s Nerf Rocket
    Manufacturer: Parker Brothers
    Price: $3.17
    Description Nerf Rockets, hit the plastic launching pad to launch your rockets.

  • Selection of 1970s Novelty Radios Novelty Radios
    Price: From $5.99
    Description Selection of 1970s style novelty AM radios including NFL Helmet Radios, Hairy Gorilla AM Radio, Soft Cuddly To AM Novelty Radio's and Soda Canned AM Novelty Radios.

  • Star Quest Electric Pinball  From The 1970s Star Quest Electric Pinball
    Price: $49.95
    Description Star Quest Electric Pinball, independent flippers, flashing score keeper, scoring bumpers, bonus score channels.

  • Childrens Play Kitchen Appliances From The 1970s Play Kitchen Appliances
    Price: From $20.99
    Description Let your little girl build her own kitchen with a full range of appliances including double oven, sink, dish washer, refrigerator, freezer, table and chairs, mixer,cook and serve set all in matching colors.

  • Blip Electronic Game From The 1970s Blip Electronic Game
    Manufacturer: TOMY
    Price: $7.94
    Description Electronic Blip Game pocket size Pong type game, play against the computer or with an opponent.
  • Raggedy Anne and Andy  From The 1970s Raggedy Anne and Andy
    Price: $1.24
    Description 5 inch Raggedy Anne and Andy dolls, ideal stocking stuffers.

  • Radio Controlled Remote Control Lamborghini From The 1970s Remote Control Car
    Price: $16.95
    DescriptionUse your hand held transmitter to control your Radio Controlled Remote Control Lamborghini, works up to 30 ft.
  • Tiny Baby Rosebud Doll From The 1970s Tiny Baby Rosebud Doll
    Manufacturer: Mattel
    Price: $8.95
    Description Tiny Baby Rosebud Doll includes baby clothes, stroller and bassinet.

  • Boys Motocross Scooter and the Hot Streak Riding Machine Scooter from the late 70's Scooters
    Price: $17.97
    Description Boys Motocross Scooter.
    Price: $29.77
    Description Hot Streak Riding Machine Scooter.

  • Shaun Cassidy Record Player with sing-a-long Microphone  From The 1970s Shaun Cassidy Phono with Sing-A-Long-Mike
    Price: $14.95
    Description Shaun Cassidy Phono with sing a-long Microphone, every little girls heart throb in the late 70's.