Some of the toys available to Victorian children were train sets, rocking horses, tea sets, toy soldiers and doll houses, according to BBC. These and other manufactured toys were primarily available to the children of ri... More »

Victorian children in poor homes played with homemade toys, such as dolls, marbles that had been used to seal drinking bottles and balls made from rags stuffed with filler. Wealthier children had access to manufactured t... More »

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The Victorian Era, named for Great Britain's Queen Victoria, began in 1837 and ended in 1901. It is remembered for its embrace of middle class values associated with the expansion of the middle class that occurred as a r... More »

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According to the BBC, Victorian children enjoyed a wide variety of toys for Christmas, including clockwork toys and trains, tin soldiers, dolls and jigsaw puzzles. In addition, children frequently received handmade gifts... More »

Victorian children in poor homes played with homemade toys, such as dolls, marbles that had been used to seal drinking bottles and balls made from rags stuffed with filler. Wealthier children had access to manufactured t... More »

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American Flyer model toy trains were first sold in 1907 as wind-up toys of "O" gauge train tracks, according to The Train Collectors Association. William Frederick Hafner and William Ogden Coleman made and marketed the t... More »

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Luther Auctions is an auction house in St. Paul, Minnesota, where people can bid every Monday on a variety of antique and estate items like vintage glass vases, vintage car and truck toys, Royal Worcester china, slow coo... More »

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