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Old 12-16-2018, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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I think it was this wind-up tin drummer boy, 1942, I was 4.

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Old 12-16-2018, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Texas of course
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A doll. I remember it had a bun on it's head but the hair was plastic like the doll. I couldn't find a picture of the whole doll but the head looked similar to picture from the link.
I also got a red tricycle.
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:00 PM
 
Location: planet earth
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Red fire truck I could get in and "drive." Age 3

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Old 12-16-2018, 09:44 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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You lucky people who can remember your first Christmas present! All I remember from early on was a big stocking with my name across the white part at the top. My parents made a big deal about having my name on the stocking. Me? Couldn't read/didn't care. I had that same stocking well into adulthood.
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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GI Joe set, original metal die cast.
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:43 AM
 
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A Shirley Temple doll when I was about five, in the late 50's. My aunt gave it to me, and I remember I tried feeding the doll applesauce.
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:48 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Legos.
And my first dog.
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Old 12-17-2018, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Williamsburg, VA
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One of those punching bags for toddlers. I really only remember it because every kid in my family got one around the ages of 2-4 and seeing the other kids playing with them as the years have gone by has brought up a very dim memory of the one I had. Those things are wildly fun for toddlers. Great memory.


In our basement, my parents had a beautiful rocking horse that a relative apparently gave me when I was about the same age. It's a shame I don't remember that at all. As an adult, I think what a wonderful gift. But as a kid I appreciated the dollar store punching bag a lot more. Go figure.
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Old 12-17-2018, 07:37 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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I can only remember back to about age 4, and we didn't get toys. "Santa" brought us things like books and pajamas.
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Old 12-17-2018, 08:06 AM
 
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I've no idea whether it was a Christmas or birthday present, but I do remember getting a Saucy Walker doll in the early 1950s.


When I was older I remember getting an Emenee electric organ for Christmas though. And that the fan inside it was so loud, lol


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