“Get a horse” 1966 magazine ad appealing to parents

This simple magazine ad from 1966 shows why parents (who are the ones who will actually pay for the thing) will love this toy horse.

It says things like:

  • No batteries required.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Safe on daddy’s knee.

While it’s obviously a fun toy for the child, it’s the parents who need to understand it’s benefit to buy it!

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