In 1974 with the US rightfully experiencing what could only be described as “Planet of the Apes Fever” with the movie marathons and TV show bringing in big bucks, not to mention the popularity of the Ape MEGO figures with kids, it stands to reason that the Pressman Toy Corporation wanted to offer products as well.
Though a ring toss game strikes me as odd.
Though…maybe not…as I still finding myself wanting to buy one of these. A huge thanks to the Vintage Toy Archive for that awesome image you see up top.
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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.
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