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1977 Centsible Catalog
Centsible is best known for their inflatable line of boxing gloves called "Socker Boppers" which sold for decades. The thing I remember most about these was getting the seam in the face, which hurt a whole lot when your opponent is five years older than you (what was my dad thinking?).
The company had a whole line of fun toys and definitely had a penchant for velcro. Take a peek at the 1975 Centsible catalog, sorry about some of the scans, this one had a bit of water damage.
Sockers Boppers sold well for the company well into the 1990s.
Silly Swords likely caught some sales heat from Star Wars.
Centsible should have gotten "Most Creative uses for Velcro" award for 1977.
"Attack!" a simple, yet effective name.
"Wham Wads" goes into my "most disturbing toy names" book along with "Fuzzy Pumper".
Silly Sand, another concept still found on store shelves.
I want one of these.
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