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Thirteen video games based on the toys were released between 1996 and 2006. A majority of these titles were released by Hasbro Interactive and it's later rebrandings as Infogrames Interactive and Atari Interactive, although a small number of titles for Nintendo platforms were released by TDK Mediactive under a sub-licensing agreement from Infogrames. [17] Game Title Basic Fun! Secures Rights to License Tonka Brand". Basic Fun!. June 14, 2020 . Retrieved December 14, 2021.

Hirsch, Jerry (May 10, 2015). "For Arnie Rubin, selling toys has been all fun and games". Los Angeles Times . Retrieved January 22, 2019.a b c d e f g Hopkins, Charlotte (August 22, 2021). HowExpert Guide to Toy Collecting: 101 Tips on How to Find, Buy, Collect, and Sell Collectible Toys for Toy Collectors. HowExpert. ISBN 978-1-64891-734-9. Ramirez, Anthony (February 1, 1991). "Tonka Accepts Offer From Hasbro". The New York Times . Retrieved October 17, 2012. Target Australia Pty Ltd is part of the Wesfarmers Ltd group and has no affiliation with Target Corporation US In 1964, Tonka acquired the Mell Manufacturing Company in Chicago, Illinois, allowing it to produce barbecue grills, eventually under the Tonka Firebowl label. [6] :85–86 Late 1970s Tonka Car Carrier

ANTHONY RAMIREZ (February 1, 1991). "Tonka Accepts Offer from Hasbro". The New York Times . Retrieved October 17, 2012. From 1958 to 1961, the logo no longer included seagulls and the colors were changed to white, grey, and red. [4] The colors changed to red and gold in 1963. In 1978, the oval was removed and the company began using only the name Tonka on their toys. [4] a b Miller, Aaron (September 3, 2015). "12 Things You Didn't Know About Tonka". Thrillist . Retrieved April 21, 2022. Tonka has been a favorite all over the world for decades. From one generation to the next, TONKA is the rite of passage playtime that carries meaning, creates memories and is built to withstand the toughest of play After some modifications to the design by Alvin Tesch and the addition of a new logo created by Erling Eklof, the company began selling metal toys, which soon became the primary business. The logo was based on a University of Minnesota drafting student's sketch by Donald B. Olson, who later became the company's Chief Industrial Engineer. The logo used the Dakota Sioux word tanka, which means "great" or "big". [6]Tonka's Troubles Nothing To Toy With As Ghostbusters Line Fades". Chicago Tribune. August 19, 1990 . Retrieved October 17, 2012.

Keep collections to yourself or inspire other shoppers! Keep in mind that anyone can view public collections—they may also appear in recommendations and other places. Keep collections to yourself or inspire other shoppers! Keep in mind that anyone can view public collections - they may also appear in recommendations and other places. In November 1955, Mound Metalcraft changed its name to Tonka Toys Incorporated. [7] From 1947 to 1957, their logo was an oval, showing the Tonka Toys name in red above blue ocean waves with seagulls overhead, honoring nearby Lake Minnetonka. [8] [4] Winifred Museum - Russell Country Montana". russell.visitmt.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2012 . Retrieved October 22, 2012.

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