ICONIC COLLECTIBLES! Captain Kangaroo Pets, Joey Stivic Doll, The Jetsons

Hasbro’s 1956 issue Kitten Head; Bushy Bear; Dinkey Donkey; Piggly Wiggly; and many others. Worth several hundred dollars today. ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: ALL IN THE FAMILY, JOEY STIVIC DOLL, 1976 In 1976, All In the Family created a marketing controversy with the release of IDEAL’s Joey Stivic doll. An adorable little doll while dressed, but parents […]

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The Daisy Ad, September 7, 1964

During the telecast of David & Bathsheba on the NBC Monday Night Movie, the most controversial presidential advertisement in the history of television and politics aired. Democratic incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson approved the campaign ads depicting a typical American girl in a field of daisies. As she plucks petals from the daisy, charmingly mis-counting to ten, the voice […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES!

ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: THE 1964 JIM BEAM BOTTLE This seasonal gift item became an overnight icon when I Dream of Jeannie used it to create a genie bottle. These days, this bottle will cost you a hundred bucks. Also, there are replicas that are sold of all the Jeannie bottles for around $300 – $500 bucks! […]

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