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HISTORY OF TENPIN TOYS
In the twentieth century, kids of all ages could enjoy the fun of bowling at home with these games. Learn more about this item.
If wear and tear are telltale signs of how much children love and play with their favorite toys, these bowling pins were much-loved. Aside from the pedestrian dings and dents, the crack in the rightmo ...
PINS FOR YOUR HOUSE
Toy pins were, of course, not approved by the ABC for official use. But that didn’t mean bowlers and their families couldn’t set them up in the house or on the lawn for some practice and some fun. ...
A TINY TENPIN TOY
Americans turned to toys and games for home use during the Great Depression, when spending money was scarce. A tabletop mechanical bowling alley could be the perfect solution for a cash-strapped famil ...
A LITTLE SKITTLE BOWLING
Endorsed by famed bowler Dick Weber, this 1960s-era Skittle Bowl offered a unique alternative to tabletop bowling games. Players knock over pins with a ball strung to a pole, keeping score like regula ...
IS IT PINBALL OR PINBOWL?
As part of the Gold Chest of Games from Lindstrom Tool & Toy Company, players could try their luck with this bowling-themed pinball table. The collection also includes checkers, backgammon, a horserac ...
Some vintage wooden bowling pins incorporated distinctive, human-like designs, such as clowns, sailors, firefighters and others. It is unclear whether these pins were used for professional lawn or ski ...
A PIN PARADE
Soldiers were a popular subject for decorative bowling pins. Standing steadfast and in formation, the phalanx of carefully painted pins could serve as both décor and entertainment.
IT’S A SNAP
Players would need strategy and speed to be successful in the Snap Action Bowling game, featuring a movable bowler with a spring-operated arm. Shelcore toy from the late 1980s also came with a pin rac ...
ANYONE FOR TIDDLEDY WINKS?
In an early version of a mash-up, Parker Brothers combined the British parlor game of tiddledy winks with bowling. The 1910s game directed players to use pieces called “winks” to knock over bowling pi ...