Category Archives: Paperwork

Kenner Fall ’78 Star Wars supplement

Many collectors have seen various vendor catalogs, typically called ‘Toy Fair’ catalogs because they were sent out around Toy Fair to promote the new and existing lines to vendors.  These catalogs contain nice photos of the toys, descriptions, case packing … Continue reading

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Kenner internal department “do it” list

Here’s a fun little list that was found along with a bunch of other internal Kenner paperwork from the early 1990’s.  Like in any office environment, the employees at Kenner enjoyed poking fun at the other departments they worked with.  This page is an … Continue reading

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Kenner Christmas Dinner Dance 1988 Invitation and 1986 Confirmation Cards

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Kenner collectors!!  Your invitation to the annual Kenner Christmas party has just arrived!  Grab a drink and let the office shenanigans commence!  Here are a few neat Kenner internal items that will hopefully help you … Continue reading

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Kenner Farewell Party Invitation

In 2000, Kenner’s Cincinnati office was set to close and for all intents and purposes, the Kenner we all knew for decades was disappearing into Hasbro, Inc.  Some employees were set to retire, some were to go to Rhode Island … Continue reading

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General Mills Fall 1969 Horizons Shareholder Magazine

This General Mills Horizons mini magazine was provided to shareholders in the Fall of 1969.  The magazine provides a financial update, recap of the annual shareholder’s meeting, and other current events happening at the company. It measures 6″ x 9″ … Continue reading

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Kenner Employee Toy Store Receipt From 1995

Kenner employees were able to buy currently produced toys at a discount from a company ran store.  Here is an employee’s receipt from 1995.  This receipt is quite a bit more involved than the ones issued in 1983.  Maybe Kenner was just … Continue reading

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Kenner 1979 Press Kit

This press kit, likely handed out in the winter of 1979 at Toy Fair in New York, reviews the past as well as the immediate future of Kenner product lines. Kenner hit a home run with the Star Wars license … Continue reading

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Six Million Dollar Man Bionic Arm Toy Buyer Alert

Colonel Steve Austin says you are doing it wrong!  This 8 1/2″ x 11″ letter is another great example of how Kenner put a lot of effort into communicating with their toy vendors in order to help keep the end consumer happy.  The letter was … Continue reading

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Poseable Paradise – Awesome Care Bears Website

Friend of the site and fellow Kenner fanatic Sarafina over at the Littlest Pet Shop Collector website, gave us a head’s up about a great Care Bears site.  The website is called Poseable Paradise and it has a lot of … Continue reading

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Kenner Employee Price Lists for 1983, 1984, and 1985

Seems like everyone I run into in the Cincinnati area knows someone who used to work at Kenner, or knows someone who knows someone who worked there.  One of the benefits of working at Kenner was the ability to purchase … Continue reading

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