Friday, 9 December 2011

Kenner Toys (1962)

1962 Kenner Toys
This classic ad dates back to 1962 and features Kenner Toys: Kenner Products was a toy company founded in 1947 by three brothers, Albert, Phillip, and Joseph L. Steiner, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, and was named after the street where the original corporate offices were located, which is just north of Cincinatti's Union Terminal.

Kenner introduced its popular Girder & Panel Beating sets construction toy in 1957, the Give-a-Show projector in 1959, the Easy-Bake Oven in 1963, the Spirograph drawing toy in 1966, and the Starting Lineup sports action figure collectible line in 1988. It was a pioneer in the use of television as a medium for advertising toys across the United States, beginning in 1958.

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