Antique Snoopy Toys
This lovable dog from the Peanuts comic strip has been running in newspapers since October, 1950 when it was developed by Charles Schulz. For years Snoopy was a popular comic strip, which grew to include movies and television shows, with one of the most famous being A Charlie Brown Christmas.
The Snoopy character could be found in many incarnations including a WWI Flying Ace where he put on goggles and scarf and fight the Red Baron. Other times he would be dressed as Joe Cool with dark sunglasses, a hockey player, lawyer, figure skater, grocery clerk, flash dancer and even an astronaut. Apart from these more interesting roles, Snoopy also plays the shortstop for Charlie's little league games and is a scout leader. Whatever the case, Snoopy always returned to his dog house which was lavishly appointed for a dog house. One theme that seems to be shown over and over is his love for flying and his image has been used in an official capacity for the U.S Air Force, NASA, and the U.S. Postal Service when Snoopy was depicted on a stamp.
With the popularity of the comic strip and subsequent TV and movie appearances, Snoopy toys and merchandise became a hit. Pull toys, wind-up toys, figurines and the Snoopy snow cone maker that was so popular in the late 1970's and beyond.