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1960: “Hi Ho! Cherry-O” Cherry

“Hi Ho! Cherry-O.” Hi Ho! Cherry-O. Board Game Geek. Web. 01 Nov. 2012. <http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/6932/hi-ho-cherry-o&gt;. Advertisements

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1956: Play-Doh Container Lid

“Hasbro.” Playdoh. Web. 01 Nov. 2012. <http://www.hasbro.com/playdoh/en_US/about.cfm&gt;.

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1938: Green Army Men/Toy Soldier

Townsend, Allie. “All-TIME 100 Greatest Toys.” Time. Time, 16 Feb. 2011. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. <http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2049243_2048649_2049009,00.html&gt;.

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1967: Lite-Brite Peg

Skooldays. “Lite-Brite.” Skooldays, Nostalgic & Vintage Memorabilia. 2006.<http://www.skooldays.com/categories/toys/ty1037.htm&gt;

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1967: Battleship Game Piece

“Battleship Games” Elliot Avedon Virtual Museum of Games. Web. March 2010. <http://www.gamesmuseum.uwaterloo.ca/virtualexhibits/whitehill/battleship/index.html&gt; There are 3 dates for Battleship games depending on the type of game pieces 1967, 1983, and 1989.

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1932: Glass “Cat’s Eye” Marble

Peltier, Selles H. “Device for Making Vitreous Like Objects.” Patent: 1865787.  5 July 1932. A manufacture date could not be found specifically for “cat’s eye marble.” Peltier Glass Company is generally accepted as the first manufacturers of the earliest cat’s … Continue reading

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1992: Tinker Toy

Ament, Phil. “Tinkertoy History – Invention of Tinkertoy Construction Sets.” The Great Idea Finder – Celebrating the Spirit of Innovation. Mar. 2005. Web. 30 Mar. 2011. <http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/tinkertoy.htm&gt;.

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