Behold The Power Of The Plazer Ray Gun! (1966)

[Thanks to some photos posted by RetroArt over on his Facebook Page I was made aware of a futuristic ray gun toy called the Plazer Ray. While looking at that photo above I knew I would have to find out what it was all about. While I didn’t uncover any history beyond the fact that it seems to have been first advertised in a 1966 Montgomery Ward catalog and was made by the ‘Multiple Toymakers’ company, I did at least find this vintage TV commercial showing how the toy worked.

Maybe RetroArt can give us the lowdown on this mighty toy weapon?

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
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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