Tag Archives: Play-Doh

Happy 4th of July!

Kenner Spring 1976 Toy Fair catalog cover. “A bicentennial flag of Play-Doh® Modeling Compound created especially for Kenner Products.”  © GENERAL MILLS FUN GROUP, INC., 1975  

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Kenner Play-Doh Fun Center Plastic Shelf Talker Display

This is a shelf talker for Kenner’s Play-Doh line.  The display is die-cut from thin plastic and features colorful printed graphics. In a retail environment, the shelf talker would be attached to a shelf using double-sided adhesive squares on the … 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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Steel Production Molds for Kenner’s Silverhawks Play-Doh Set

Here is a set of three steel production molds used to create the plastic forms/molds for Kenner’s 1986 Silverhawks Play-Doh playset.  The plastic Play-Doh forms are shown along with the matching steel mold that was used to create them.  Each … Continue reading

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Kenner Store Displays on PlaidStallions.com

If the picture above doesn’t make your heart skip a beat Kenner collectors, you just might be dead already.  Cruising around the PlaidStallions.com site, I found a page with some amazing Kenner store display images. Click on through here to … Continue reading

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FAO Schwarz Celebrates 150 Years With Display Of Historic Toys

FAO Schwarz is celebrating their 150th anniversary with a tribute to some of the most popular toys of all time. “Now celebrating its 150th Anniversary, FAO Schwarz is marking this rare milestone in the world of retail by unveiling a … Continue reading

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Kenner Play-Doh Double-Sided Metal Store Display

Let’s keep the store display love going with another double-sided metal sign.  Kenner store displays, or POP (Point of Purchase) displays as they are sometimes called,  are a really fun segment of toy collecting.  Kenner produced many different types of … Continue reading

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Play-Doh Stocking Stuffers Cardboard Store Display

Merry Christmas from KennerCollector.com!  This is a fun Christmas themed store display from Play-Doh.  The thin cardboard display is printed on one side, and has a fold line running horizontally across the top of the display.  It also has a … Continue reading

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Interview with D.S. – Kenner Toys Manufacturing

The following story provides an insider’s view of what it was like to work at Kenner during one of the company’s roughest transitional periods.  The late 80’s and early 90’s saw Kenner change ownership several times.  The employees were working in … Continue reading

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Kenner’s The Real Ghostbusters Prototypes And Documents

Reader and fellow Kenner collector Josh Blake contacted us with some really neat The Real Ghostbusters items he wanted to share.  He sent in pictures of an unpainted first shot, a hand painted first shot, and some original sculpt pieces. … Continue reading

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