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Author's Note: 10 Antique Toys That Still Look Like Fun

The toy cabinet at my grandmother's house was filled with model cars, miscellaneous wind-up toys, and a strange little cylinder that made a noise like a cow when you turned it upside down. Everything was made from metal (some of it rusty by the time I came along), and the sharp edges and small parts would probably horrify today's safety-obsessed parents, myself included. But those toys held our attention for hours on end. Researching this article made me nostalgic for a time before I was born (Is that even possible?) when no batteries were required and a single hand-made gift might last long enough to be passed down to the next generation.

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