Shop with Roadtrip-'62 ™
The Roadtrip-'62 ™ wall calendar is here! Order yours today at CafePress! Includes a BONUS 1962 calendar.
And come visit us at CafePress for more! Enjoy the following fun Roadtrip-'62 ™ merchandise you too can travel like it's 1962.
Or, shop with any of our affiliates, many of whom have been in business since at least 1962 to serve you: Lone Star Comics, Ball® glass jars, M&M's ® Candies, A. T. Cross office supplies, Target Stores, Oster Appliances, Coleman Outdoor Equipment, and Sunbeam Appliances. Some of our other affiliates haven't been in business that long, but sell great products that have been, like: Fabric.com fabrics, Amazon.com, Retro Planet, and eBay. And don’t forget our friends at the Sylvania Area Historical Society.
Roadtrip-'62 ™ is also proud to be an affiliate of Lone Star Comics, Inc. In case you wonder, even our retail partners have stood the test of time. Buddy Saunders and Lone Star Comics have been selling comics since 1961. You can see one of their earliest mail order ads, or better yet, visit the store and buy some of your favorite comics from 1962 or any other year.
Fabric.com is an Amazon subsidiary, focused on bringing you a wide range of cotton print, home décor, and apparel fabrics along with crafts and notions. You can still sew like it's 1962!
Ball® branded glass jars, along with Kerr® branded glass jars compliment Jarden Home Brands' other food preservation equipment, allowing you to preserve garden fresh produce, as Ball has been since 1884.
M&M's originated in the United States in 1941, and are now sold in as many as 100 countries.
A. T. Cross is America's oldest manufacturer of fine writing instruments. It was established in 1846 in Providence, Rhode Island, a city on our US-6 roadtrip. Today, they not only continue to produce fine writing instruments, but also journals and other office accessories.
Target Stores were created in 1962 by the Dayton department store chain of Minnesota, to move the company into the new discount store field. They're still around, with more savings than ever!
Making small appliances since 1924, including their famous Osterizer blender.
Coleman began selling gasoline pressure lamps in 1900. I've used their famous camp stove on many a roadtrip.
The first Sunbeam home appliance was the Princess Electric Iron in 1921.
Amazon.com has loads of products that were around in 1962, or just remind Roadtrip-'62 ™ of things that were. Here's a sample!
Retro Planet sells loads of stuff 1962! And also offers nostalgic products that remind you of that era.
Click to buy the Cap Bomb, just like we used to throw at the sidewalk for a good POP!
Click to buy the Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone pull-toy, first introduced in 1962.
Here's your chance to buy some actual stuff from 1962! Have Fun!
And don't forget to visit our friends at the Sylvania Area Historical Society. They've helped out quite a lot here, with information and publicity, so please stop into their online gift store. Thanks.
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