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What Happened to Erector Sets, Plastic Armies, and Chemistry Sets?

The toys of the ‘60s kept us busy

Lee J. Bentch
Crow’s Feet
Published in
4 min readMay 5, 2024

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An old viewmaster toy from the sixties.
Photo by Girl with red hat on Unsplash

The toys of our past have been relegated to trash, boxes in the attic, or flea markets.

They were fun back in the ‘60s. I remember spending hours building intricate skyscrapers and farmhouses with an erector set.

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Lee J. Bentch
Crow’s Feet

I am an author, a technology guy, a grandad, a widower, and a man with many interests. I write to inform and entertain. Email: lee@lbentch.com