TITLE

ARMED AGAINST ALIENS: THE CONCLUDING EPISODE

AUTHOR(S)
Prunkl, Pete
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Antiques Roadshow Insider;Dec2012, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the domination of plastics of the ray gun manufacturing industry in the U.S. in the mid-century. It looks at the response of vintage toy ray guns collectors with the trend as well as highlights its impact on children. According to ray gun toy collector Brian Stillman, plastic outnumbered the various metal guns. The significant role of television in popularizing space, ray guns, and space discussed.
ACCESSION #
83514855

 

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