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one of the best toy traffic lights ever manufactured | by tomovox
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one of the best toy traffic lights ever manufactured

Anyone who has ever seen the movie "Citizen Kane" will understand when I say that this toy is my "Rosebud."

 

This battery-operated traffic light was manufactured by Buddy L- the year 1967 is on one of the boxes, but the one my parents bought me was from around 1970 or so.

 

I just thought it was the best toy I ever had (I always had a thing about traffic lights!) When Buddy L discontinued the item, I recall writing a letter to them hoping they'd reconsider and start making them again; I was around 8 and VERY idealistic!

 

The company was very kind in that they actually did reply and sent me a catalouge of their newer toys.

 

Thank goodness for ebay because I found two of these, in MINT condition yet- and still operational!

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Taken on April 23, 2007