Planes, trains and automobiles

Ding, ding. Tickets please. A selection of vehicular retro toy ads is today’s destination. Buckle up, enjoy the ride, and thank you for travelling with TVTA.


UK. Mighty World of Marvel. 1976.


UK. Mighty World of Marvel. 1977.


Denmark. 1985. Image courtesy of Jaltesorensen


France. Pif Gadget. 1983.


UK. HORNBY BOOK OF TRAINS auction lot. 1925-1940.


UK. Hamleys catalogue. 1983.


France. Pif Gadget. 1979.


US. The Unexpected. 1972.


US. Time. 1980.


France. Pif Gadget. 1981.


UK. Hamleys Catalogue. 1983.


UK. Hamleys Catalogue. 1983.


Denmark. 1976. Image supplied by Jaltesorensen.


France. Pif Gadget. 1983.


Denmark. 1976. Image supplied by Jaltesorensen.


Denmark. 1976. Image supplied by Jaltesorensen.


France. Trampline Catalogue. 1980.


UK. Hamleys Catalogue. 1983.


UK. Hamleys Catalogue. 1983.


Greece. Mister P catalogue.

Fischertechnik – quality German engineering toys since 1964

Fischertechnik is a building block system invented in 1964 by Professor Artur Fischer of Germany. Fischertechnik sets can be combined with additional sets from the range. The company continues to produce toy engineering kits to date.


Germany. YPS. 1980.

Germany. YPS. 1980.


France. Pif Gadget 373. 1976.

France. Pif Gadget 373. 1976.


UK. Hamleys Catalogue. 1983.


See official website: Fischertechnik