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OLD TOYS AND GAMES – TOPS


Toy Spinning Tops

Toy spinning tops are designed to be spun rapidly on a flat surface.Traditionally tops were constructed of wood, sometimes with an iron tip. The top is … Continue reading


OLD TOYS AND GAMES – MARBLES


MARBLES

The Marble might have originated in Pakistan near the river Indus. Various marbles of stone were found on excavation there. Marbles are also often mentioned in Roman literature, and … Continue reading


OLD TOYS AND GAMES – WHIRLIGIGS


WHIRLIGIGS or BUZZERS
 Simple whirling toys were mentioned in English literature in 1686, and were probably as popular in early America as they were in Europe. Similar toys have also … Continue reading