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Retrorewind: 1966 – Transogram Swing Wing Toy

The Swing Wing was a toy introduced by Transogram in 1965.

In a 1966 UPI story, Transogram President Roy Raizen stated, “Children will be able to do many things with this toy. It may be the biggest toy sensation since the hula hoop.” It was not.

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Swing-Wing-Ad-Honolulu-Star-Bulletin-November-30-1966
Ad for the Swing-Wing toy that appeared on page 16 of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on November 30, 1966.
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