|The picture shows the cover and two sample pages of this ©1950 Miles Kimball Christmas Catalog. The Miles Kimball Company is from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.|
This catalog has (104) pages with some of them being in color. There are a lot of old toys and games in here along with a lot of very odd and unusual novelty household items. Looking through this catalog is like going back in time. There are many novelty items that range from useful, to interesting, to truly outragious! Some things pictured in it worth mentioning are:
Comical Sports Plaques, Spinning Top, Little Princess Beauty Parlor and Perfume Shoppe, Girls Household Toys, Toy Tools, Toy Guns, Space Ray Guns, Ketstone Fire Department & Garage / Service Station, Toy Cars, Remote Control Cars, Police Pedal Car, Redhill Magic Sets, Salesman Kit, Sky Ride Roller Coaster, Barber Shop Kit, Doctor & Nurse Kits, Hand Organ, Hurdy Gurdy, Toy Musical instruments, Marionettes, Hand Puppets, Walkie Talkies, Tin Wind Up Toys, Changeable Charlie Puzzle, Banks, Coney Island Penny Pitch, Mechanical Billiard Table Toy, Pinball Games, Many games, Gum Ball Machine Bank, School Supplies, Craft Kits, Nursery Rhyme Toys, Diver Toy, Slinky, Wind Up & Remote Control Animals, Toy Trains, Jack In A Boxes, Baby & Infant Toys, Mechanical Pencils & Pens, Many Household Novelties, Puzzles, Kitchen Novelty Items, Novelty Bar / Cocktail Items, Lighters, Playing Cards & Accessories, Toy Trucks, Book Ends, Salt & Pepper Shaker Sets, Smoking Items, Radios, Pull Toys, Circus Set, Christmas Decorations & Lights, Ornaments, Candy, Candies, Gadgets Of All Kinds, Miniatures, Personalized Items, Auto Gadgets, Magic Tricks, Sports Items, Telephones, Metal Railroad Playset Figures, Charm Bracelet, Play Houses, Atomic Rocket Toy, Paint Kits, Whistles, Baskets, Popcorn Maker, and much, much more........
There are character related items as well. Those characters include:
Raggedy Ann, Raggedy Andy, Daniel Boone, Flash Gordon, Mr. Peanut, Santa Claus, Roy Rogers, Trigger, and Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer.
This is a fun catalog that would be great as a reference book or a fun conversation item on any coffee table. The book measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" and is in excellent condition with some light normal wear on the cover.