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Christmas Joy for Girls and Boys

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the joyful toy of 1001 faces!

the joyful toy of 1001 faces!

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head ad

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head ad

Over the next 12 days I will be counting down to Christmas by featuring type from vintage Christmas ads and magazine covers. The original Mr. Potato Head required that you supply your own potato, which was considered an irresponsible waste of food when he was introduced in 1952.

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Discussion

  1. Fred wallin says:

    Played with potatohead in grandma marthas kitchen. Circa 1959.

  2. Su Hall says:

    I remember making the Mr. Potato Head, then, setting him in a saucer of water. He grew HAIR! LOL
    This series is neat! I have enjoyed your blog! Thank you for the memory(ies)!

    Su

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