In the same vein as playing “house,” imagining life on the farm is entertaining and delightful, and it’s lovely to take a look at some of the toys that brought people so much joy as children and that bring back our own fond memories of pretending what life would be like working the land. Take a look at these great toys and feel free to send in your own photos!
from: Susan L Shimsky: “Trying to find out the age of this old toy and value. The body of the sheep is wood. Was given to me by a ver Dear friend.”
from: Lori E. Nathan: “This is really a tiny toy I found it in my grandmas stuff early 1900s she was German so wondering if it’s an old toy”
from: Rebecca Weiss: “This large toy barn has real glass windows and metal hinges and locks. I would love to get more info on it. I bought it at a yard sale a couple of years ago.”
from: Vicki Davis Gamblin: “My uncle, who was born in 1909, told me this was the last toy he received from Santa.”
from: Tammy Pike: “Does anyone know anything about this cast iron toy . Thanks”
from: Jason Schiermeier: “Arcade Farmall A that was my father’s first toy tractor, cast iron, broken into several pieces and details ground away or destroyed by poor welding. I carefully restored it with every method I could think of. I have 60 plus hours in restoring it”
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