Retro Toys in the U.K.

Retro toy sales boom in toon

The Buchan Observer
16/10/2004

“RETRO toy sales have boomed at Peterhead’s Barnardo’s.
In fact, the demand is so high that the charity is appealing for locals to raid their old toyboxs for donations.
Adults looking to revisit their childhood are snapping up Star Wars figures, Rubik’s Cubes and Carebears at an alarming rate.
“We have noticed a distinct trend over the past year for retro toys and games.”
She says it mirrors the trend which started a few years ago for vintage clothes and shoes.”

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