Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 06/16/2014


Photo taken on June 16, 2014


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Big-Bang Real Noise for Boys

Big-Bang Real Noise for Boys
"Big-Bang. Real noise for boys. No matches, no gunpowder. The Conestoga Company, Inc., main office and factory, Bethlehem, Pa., U.S.A."

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goenetix
goenetix
Sure, matches and gunpowder were so 1930s. The mushroom cloud in the background proves that these cannons were just an offshoot of the Manhattan project.
3 years ago.
PopKulture
PopKulture
I have one of these. It took the standard old red strips pistol caps. A really well-made toy!
3 years ago.
goenetix has replied to PopKulture
I think this one is quite different.
wiki | video
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.