End of An Era: June 12, 2009

There is something eerie and haunting  about the last 2 minutes of the final analog broadcast in the United States. Those closing, end-of-an-era moments broadcast from New York’s WNBC, which began experimental broadcasting in 1928 (as W2XBS)! The station began commercial broadcasts July 1, 1941 with a baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies, […]

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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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