Tag Archives: vintage toy advertisements

Join us ye brave space cadets…

… as TVTA blasts off into 2019 and gets completely spaced out in the name of all things space!

Stick around! Space Letraset action transfers. 1960s. France.


Dear readers, we invite you to get with the space programme! 

Here are your eight training modules. Good luck space cadets… mission control is counting on you!


Module 1 – Galactic Communication. Space exploration stamps!

Module 2 – Simulations. Learn how to make Nasa space dioramas!

“We come in pieces.” Jean Höfler / Plong Nasa space toys. West Germany. Diorama by TVTA.


Module 3 – Essential Equipment. Space toys!

Module 4 – Construction in Space. The Lego Method!

Module 5 – Video Learning. Space movies!

Module 6 – Uniforms and Kit. Space style!

Module 7 – Know thy moons!

Module 8 – Space nutrition. All you can eat and drink in the vacuum of space!

Congratulations space cadets! You have passed your basic training and can now proceed to mission control to receive your first assignment.

Don’t forget to pick up your free astronaut goodie-bags, space TV wi-fi helmet and alien monkey blaster gifts from Group Captain Buzz Lightyear who will be on hand to answer all your space questions! Cosmic calamities await!

Buzz Lightyear original 90s talking toy. TVTA collection.

Join us again soon as we blast off to Venus in search of chocolate fizzing macaroons and gravity-free Swiss cheese! Happy New year to all our readers, and may much happiness and success come your way! As always, thanks for looking 🙂


 

TVTA Christmas selection box 2018

Christmas with the superheroes. 1989. US.

Merry Christmas vintage mates! Wishing you all love, peace, happiness, creativity and much success in 2019!

I hope you get lots of toys!!!

Lots and lots of toys!

Lots and lots and lots of toys!


… hey, who snuck a Santa skelly into the gallery above?

… Wooof?

No worries, back to the toys… where were we? Yes, hope you get lots of toys!!

… toys and toys and toys!!

… toys, toys, toys, toys, toys and toys!!!


And finally… batteries required?

No worries, TVTA has you covered!


As always, thanks for looking  🙂

She-Ra: Princess of Power

She-Ra: Princess of Power. Shadow Weaver’s Magic Mirror. Ladybird. UK. 1986.

She-Ra: Princess of Power is a 1985 animated TV series and toy line from Filmation and Mattel. She-Ra’s birth name is Princess Adora. She is the long-lost twin of Prince Adam (He-Man) and her adventures are set in the same timeline as He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. She-Ra: Princess of Power aired for 93 episodes across three seasons between 1985 and 1987, including an animated film He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword. In 2018 the series was rebooted as She-Ra and the Princesses of Power for the Netflix channel.


Images from She-Ra: Princess of Power. Shadow Weaver’s Magic Mirror. Ladybird. UK. 1986.


Toys 

She-Ra: Princess of Power. Mattel. Italy. 1986.


1985. Super Jouet. France.


Rebooted 2018 Netflix series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Image courtesy of Wikipedia 


Thank you for travelling to Etheria with us 🙂

Train sets

All aboard. TVTA is pleased to present a selection of international print adverts featuring train sets, models and accessories by Lima, Märklin, Fleischmann and others.


Fleischmann


Lima


Märklin


Roco


Others


Lego train sets


Brio wooden train sets


Thank you for travelling with TVTA 🙂

I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost!

Ghostbusters and The Real Ghostbusters – Columbia Pictures. TVTA presents a number of product advertisements from comics, catalogues and magazines, plus other Ghostbusters related items.

For Filmation’s The Ghost Busters and Filmation’s Ghostbusters see here


US. Tales of the Teen Titans. 1985.

US. Tales of the Teen Titans. 1985.

France. Pif Gadget. 1988.

France. Pif Gadget. 1988.

UK. The Flintstones and Friends. 1988.

UK. The Flintstones and Friends. 1988


Ghostbusters II Activity Book 1988 US.

 


Toys

The Real Ghostbusters in pack catalogue. Details.

The Real Ghostbusters in pack catalogue. Details.

France. Pif Gadget. 1988.

Ecto 1. Wootbox exclusive. 2018.


In other Ghostbusters news…

Ecto-Plasma Saber. For Tyeth Editions. 2018.


Thanks for Stabilizing with us 🙂