Wildly irresponsible vintage toys

Each weekend, I post the cool things I found during the week. You can follow the Weekend List category here and the RSS feed here.

It was a different time when kids could buy the Gilbert Molten Lead Casting Kit, which let them create their own metallic toys by casting them from molten lead. Cracked.com has listed 8 dangerous vintage toys, including my favorite, the Atomic Energy Lab (ca. 1960), which contained actual samples of uranium (which is radioactive) and radium (even more so).

Did Jr. always have three arms?