Christmas-1987 - Robie Junior

Retro Toys: Then and Now – Robie Junior

Earlier today (April 23, 2011), I was going through old photos while visiting my parent’s house. I came across a photo of myself holding a gift I received for my birthday in early December of 1987. It is a toy robot from Radio Shack called Robie Junior. I took this thing everywhere I went. Loved it. In fact, I still do. It is one of a handful of toys I have kept since I was a child. So, I had my fiance take a photo of me with it this evening, almost 24 years later. And if you’re wondering, it still works. If you want more information about Robie Junior, go here.

Christmas-1987 - Robie Junior

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Justin M. Salvato

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Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at
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