The Japanese company Nikko had a good reputation for producing quality radio control toy vehicles. The Toyota model above is a great example with its ability to transform into the ‘terrible Rovabot “La Justicier”‘
British company Matchbox specialised in quality die cast vehicles. The above ad is a special offer for the K90 Matra Rancho from their Superkings range.
The Milton Bradley Company was established in the US in 1860 and is responsible for many well-known board games such as The Game of Life, Twister and Yahtzee. The above advert is for MB’s Paris-Dakar game, based on the famous rally car race of the same name.
British company Airfix began producing model kits for the mass market in 1952, offering a wide range of kits aimed at all types of scale modellers. As seen above, one of Airfix’s Models of the Month for 1986 was the Fairey Swordfish Mk II.