Remembering the 70s

A Simpler Time

Remembering the 70s - A Simpler Time

More Lincoln Logs for your enjoyment

Here are some more Lincoln Log sets from 1977.

Lincoln Log Sets from 1977

Lincoln Log Sets from 1977

There are several speculations from where the name came from. K’NEX (who currently manufactures them) says they were named Lincoln Logs during WWI do to the strong patriotism in our country at that time. Others say that the inventor’s (Frank Loyd Wright) real name was Frank Lincoln Wright. A few also say that name came from the fact you link the logs together, or “linkin” logs.

I lean towards the K’NEX explanation. It makes sense being that the 1st two cabins manufactured in 1918 where “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and “Lincoln’s Cabin”.

Tiny Might Mo

I really enjoy looking thru old Wishbooks. No matter how many times I have looked thru them, something new always catches my eye. That was the case for Tiny Might Mo. I came across this ad and it triggered a memory about watching Might Mo commercials on Saturday mornings.

Tiny Might Mo from 1976

Tiny Might Mo from 1976

(Another catchy tune that you will probably thank me for later. :) )

I am fairly certain that I remember a commercial for the jeep too.

Micronauts from Wards 1978 Catalog

I haven’t posted anything on Micronauts in ages. I loved these toys, but the only time I got to play with them was at my cousin’s house.

Micronauts from Wards 1978 Catalog

Micronauts from Wards 1978 Catalog

Micronauts Description

Micronauts Description

My cousin had the Micronaut Battle Cruiser. That was very cool. He also something similar to the Giant Acroyear but they were called Shogun Warriors.

I have been looking at purchasing some of these on Ebay. I want to have a collection of 70s toys for a display, but these toys always seem so costly now.