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Sunday, October 13, 2019

1960's Marx Lipton Tea (Famous Canadians)

The 36 Famous Canadians were produced in hard plastic and painted in Hong Kong by the Louis Marx Co. in circa 1960, exclusively for Thomas J. Lipton, Ltd., Toronto, Canada, to be used as tea premiums. They were issued as a single figure in a plastic bag with history card written in English on one side and French on the other side. Here I have figures of
 - Daumont De St. Lusson ((?)-1677), a military officer of New France and deputy of Jean Talon,
 - Laura Secord (1775 -1868), a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom,
 - Lord Snydenham (1799 - 1841), the first Governor General of the united Province of Canada.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

American Presidents from Louis Marx and Company

The set of US miniature presidential figures that was issued by toy manufacturer Louis Marx and Company in the 1950s and 1960s. I have some of these Marx presidents figures produced in Hong Kong.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Happy Friday ! Carry-All Action Play Sets by Marx (1968)

Happy Friday ! Carry-All Action Play Sets by Marx (1968)

Get Fort Apache!
Get the Fighting Knights!
Get the Boot Camp!
Get Cape Kennedy!

Please use the link below to watch the Louis Marx Commercial :

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Timeless Toys: Marx Playsets

In the 1950s, Louis Marx and Company began producing elaborate plastic playsets. Marx capitalized on the popularity of Westerns with their “Fort Apache” and “Roy Rogers” series. Variations of Marx style playsets continue to be popular among toy manufacturers today.

Watch the video:

Thursday, June 6, 2019

D-Day 75th anniversary (6th of June 1944)

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began the liberation of German-occupied France (and later western Europe) from Nazi control, and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May 1942: The Second Battle of Kharkov

The Second Battle of Kharkov or Operation Fredericus was an Axis counter-offensive in the region around Kharkov against the Red Army Izium bridgehead offensive conducted 12–28 May 1942, on the Eastern Front during World War II. Its objective was to eliminate the Izium bridgehead over Seversky Donets or the "Barvenkovo bulge" which was one of the Soviet offensive's staging areas. After a winter counter-offensive that drove German troops away from Moscow but depleted the Red Army's reserves, the Kharkov offensive was a new Soviet attempt to expand upon their strategic initiative, although it failed to secure a significant element of surprise.
These plastic soldiers are from different makers : Marx, CTS, TSSD, Airfix, Engineer Basevich and DGN. The terrain is produced by TTCombat.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Battle of Bataan (7 January – 9 April 1942)

The Battle of Bataan (7 January – 9 April 1942) represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan's invasion of the Philippines during World War II. In January 1942, forces of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy invaded Luzon along with several islands in the Philippine Archipelago after the bombing of the American naval base at Pearl Harbor.
The Japanese army soldiers are from BMC and Marx. The tank is produced by Gescha (Germany 30s).

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Battle of Stalingrad : Red Army positions

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia.

The photographed soldiers are from different makers (Airfix, Pegasus and Marx).

Sunday, November 11, 2018

When your hunting went wrong ...

This Grizzly bear was unexpectedly big to shoot ...Run ! Run !...