Saturday, January 17, 2009

Sanrio Cats Mailbox

This Sanrio clear plastic mailbox is only 2.5 inches long and features cats wearing striped dresses. I don't know if this character has a name, but I've only ever seen them on this item. It's dated 1979.

Inside the mailbox are tiny sheets of paper and envelopes with cat stamps drawn on:

Sunday, January 11, 2009

A Stage of Life Pen

This pen features A Stage of Life: Gentle Hippo and his Beautiful Girl Friend:

It was made by Expression and isn't dated, but I've had it since the early 80s. The pen has yellow ink.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Three Bigrees Paperclips

This set of 12 Three Bigrees (Victoria Fancy by Gakken) paperclips was a recent Ebay find. The plastic part is 2 cm in diameter and the back has a metal clip. They feature the Three Bigrees in a sports theme.

Not dated, but probably from the early 80s.