Cowboy And Western Toy Collectibles

Cowboy and Western Toy Collectibles - Dive into your Childhood again!

Cowboy and western toy collectibles have, during our childhood days, been an important part of our playtime. Almost every day, tirelessly, we would go about our day pretending to be cowboys or Indians, making up stories. Today, although you may be too old to find people to go back to playing with you in a similar manner, you can always live those days again, through cowboy and western toy collectibles. From the early days of toy making cowboy and western toy collectibles have always been a popular category and even today, people throng to stores to pile up on their collections.

Cowboy and western toy collectibles are available at most toy stores and even at some antique stores. These toys, though a little less popular in today's Playstation world, are quite interesting for those who have spent their childhood playing with them.

To get your hands on these toys, you should ideally start looking at stores on the Internet. On places like eBay and private sellers' websites, you are guaranteed to find something that will fit the bill of what you are searching for. These sites carry quite an extensive catalog of items and you can find anything and everything under their roof.

Other places that can house some cowboy and western toy collectibles are costume stores. These stores will, more often than not, have a cowboy costume on sale. Along with the costume, accessories such as guns and rifles are also on sale and you would be able to find something along those lines. However if you are looking for something different, then you can always look at the miniature replicas of famous stage coaches from different movies or figurines as well.

Amongst figurines, you have plenty of choice with a number of cowboy/girl figurines available at almost every store that carries toys from this genre. You will also find a wide variety of colourful Indian figurines that depict different tribes and are, historically, quite accurate.

Toy guns are amongst the most popular cowboy and western toy collectibles that are bought by children and adults alike. Some major manufacturers like Mattel, would produce toys such as the Fanner 50. These guns came with "shoot-able" shells and were considered as "Shootin' shell" guns & rifles. While in the 1950's these toys were quite popular, today, you would do well to come by any of the sets that carry these guns or rifles. When found, they can be priced between $100 - 1500 although these days, they are mostly sold off in auctions.

Many people only specialize in collecting cowboy guns under the cowboy and western toy collectibles category. With so many options being available over the years, combined with the popularity of the gun as a play toy, it comes as no surprise that the first thought that enters a person's mind when they put toys and western or cowboys in a sentence, is guns.

Besides guns, you can get your hands on a number of other toys such as fake horseshoes, miniature horse and other animal replicas, antique western town models and even model train sets fashioned around the Wild West, as part of the cowboy and western toy collectibles genre.

Having a toy and playing with it are two totally different things and you need to keep that in mind when looking up for prices of vintage cowboy and western toy collectibles that are in mint condition. You might end up shelling out quite a bit for some toys that were, at their peak, worth less than a dollar.

Whether you choose to decorate your display room with toys that you spent your childhood with or give them to your children to let their imaginations grow, you are sure to have a lot of fun reminiscing old days with your cowboy and western toy collectibles.

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