when we think of our childhood

     and the toys we played with,

     we realize how much they defined us...


     luckily, many of them are still around...

     others have disappeared, no longer made,

     only allowing us to describe to today’s generations what they were...


     they have become COLLECTIBLES...

     highly desired by those of us craving to recapture our childhood memories


     over the years, we have acquired some of these collectibles from throughout the country,

     going into old dusty barns and warehouses, “mom & pop” store closings, and many miles on “back country roads”...


     some are new, in the original packaging

     we call them “new-old stock” (NOS)


below are some of the collectibles we currently have for collectors and die-hard fans:

copyright 1982-2018 bobb howard’s general store    trademark “we sell old candy”    all rights reserved

SIREN WHISTLE RINGS

remember these?
adjustable metal whirling whistle rings...
from the 1950s... original packaging, made in taiwan
a drop of vegetable oil keeps the whistle whirling...
SIREN WHISTLE RINGS

remember these?
adjustable metal whirling whistle rings...
from the 1950s... original packaging, made in taiwan
a drop of vegetable oil keeps the whistle whirling...
FASCINATION GAME

the very fun reversible electronic marble maze game...
solo or multiple players...
a timeless classic...
one of our personal favorites from childhood...
FASCINATION GAME

the very fun reversible electronic marble maze game...
solo or multiple players...
a timeless classic...
one of our personal favorites from childhood...
PENNSY PINKIE BALLS

from the 1960s...
sometimes known as the "spaldeen's" rival...
3 left...
we advise you to sit down when you ask the price...
PENNSY PINKIE BALLS

from the 1960s...
sometimes known as the "spaldeen's" rival...
3 left...
we advise you to sit down when you ask the price...
RETRO TOPPS BASEBALL CARDS

the way it used to be...
when you got 15 cards in a pack & a piece of gum...
these are from the 80s...
wanna flip?
RETRO TOPPS BASEBALL CARDS

the way it used to be...
when you got 15 cards in a pack & a piece of gum...
these are from the 80s...
wanna flip?
SKATE KEYS

original chicago skate company keys...
we love to watch people choose their key...
some want a shiny one, others a touch of rust...
most tell us it's going on their neck on a shoelace!
SKATE KEYS

original chicago skate company keys...
we love to watch people choose their key...
some want a shiny one, others a touch of rust...
most tell us it's going on their neck on a shoelace!
RETRO TRADING CARDS

all your childhood favorites...
wizard of oz...lucy...beatles...harley davidson...popeye
garbage pail kids...wacky packs...leave it to beaver
our stock is always changing...
RETRO TRADING CARDS

all your childhood favorites...
wizard of oz...lucy...beatles...harley davidson...popeye
garbage pail kids...wacky packs...leave it to beaver
our stock is always changing...
PUNKS

we thought we were so "cool when we lit up
these long brown sticks ...
remember the glow?...
and who could forget that distinct aroma?
PUNKS

we thought we were so "cool when we lit up
these long brown sticks ...
remember the glow?...
and who could forget that distinct aroma?
3 STOOGES BEER

very cool graphics...made by panther brewing co.
late 90s, no longer made
buy the bottle or a 6-pack - empty of course!
yuk!  yuk!  yuk!
3 STOOGES BEER

very cool graphics...made by panther brewing co.
late 90s, no longer made
buy the bottle or a 6-pack - empty of course!
yuk! yuk! yuk!
POPSICLE / CIRCUS BAGS

circa 1950s...
gorgeous graphics / perfect for framing
twin pop popsicle bags
ringing bros circus peanuts / popcorn bags
POPSICLE / CIRCUS BAGS

circa 1950s...
gorgeous graphics / perfect for framing
twin pop popsicle bags
ringing bros circus peanuts / popcorn bags
WACKY WOBBLERS

retired bobbleheads...
howdy doody...snagglepuss...bazooka joe...wimpy...
constantly changing...
don't wait too long to snag your childhood favorite!
WACKY WOBBLERS

retired bobbleheads...
howdy doody...snagglepuss...bazooka joe...wimpy...
constantly changing...
don't wait too long to snag your childhood favorite!
RETRO FASHION RINGS

we love hearing the stories:
the 5 & dime...woolworths...kresges...newberrys...
gumball machine capsules!
boomers, bring one home to show your kids & grandkids
RETRO FASHION RINGS

we love hearing the stories:
the 5 & dime...woolworths...kresges...newberrys...
gumball machine capsules!
boomers, bring one home to show your kids & grandkids
SIDE OF A GOOD HUMOR TRUCK

yes, you read that right!!!
remember the bells ringing and the gh man's bowtie?
fyi: ronnie was a good humor man one summer...
48" x 64"...original porcelain!
SIDE OF A GOOD HUMOR TRUCK

yes, you read that right!!!
remember the bells ringing and the gh man's bowtie?
fyi: ronnie was a good humor man one summer...
48" x 64"...original porcelain!