|1960s Toys for Children
an aggressive bit of television advertising in
the 1960s, every boy wanted a Johnny Seven -
seven guns in one including a rocket launcher.
Johnny Seven can still be found at ebay auctions,
but expect to pay £500 plus.
join ebay, click on the icon to the right
of here, and then use REGISTER on the
ebay page. Search on "Johnny
War News Cards
used collect Civil War News cards when I was
seven/eight years old, around about 1964.
Strangely, parents and teachers were only mildly
concerned by the content although I did
understand at the time that "Painful
Dead" (see below) was banned. I had
"Painful Death" in my set and I was the
envy of my school friends. The cards used to come
with a nasty piece of bubble gum that I used to
Paul's Civil War
News Trading Card Page