Lunchboxes of the 90sThe 90s Lunchboxes are all plastic and are either cartoon lunch boxes or movie related – marketing at school children has gone mad
Lunchboxes of the 80sThe 80s The ban on metal lunchboxes goes national, and in 1985, Rambo is the last metal lunchbox ever produced. Character licensing is still riding high
Lunchboxes of the 70sThe 70s Saturday morning and prime time television are more prolific than ever. For every new show produced, a lunchbox is made, as children become walking advertisements
Lunchboxes of the 60sThe 60s Television matures as the country is thrust into political conflict. Lunchboxes keep pace, reflecting the rise of Saturday morning TV and contemporary social values.
Lunchboxes of the 50sThe 50s Aladdin Industries makes the Hopalong Cassidy lunchbox in 1950-the first character box ever produced-and a new industry is born. Young WWII veterans now have families


Year of 1961

1961 was a year that saw congress approve the Peace Corps as a permanent federal agency within the State Department, and Kennedy signed the legislation on September 22. If you were going to school you may well of had a Pets and Pals metal … Continue reading

Tooty Frooties

Tooty Frooties

Tooty Frooties  were mainly sugar, glucose, fruit juices, Vegetable fat, Malic acid, Gum arabic, flavourings, Acidity regulator, Citric acid, wheat gluten and loads of colours. Its true, don’t be fooled this was sugar and e-numbers in heaps! Chewy and fruity sweets that … Continue reading

Camberwick Green Toothpaste

Camberwick Green Toothpaste

Camberwick Green Toothpaste Camberwick Green Toothpaste, now how wrong is that!? After having Trumpton, Chigley and Camberwick Green they decided it was time for a Toothpaste for kids. These soft plastic tube depicting Captain Snort from Pippin Fort or Dr … Continue reading


1964 Nostalgic Year

1964 was a leap year that saw Martin Luther King, Jr receives the Nobel Peace Prize, James Bond released his third outing with Goldfinger along with all the merchandise and comedian Harry Hill was born in 1964. The Summer Olympics were held in … Continue reading


1963 Year

A 1963 Holiday took place around the country by driving around in your Volkswagen camper van. The Beatles couldnt seem to do anything wrong as everything went to number one. You probably started your day off before school in 1963 with … Continue reading