12 Nuclear Toys From The Dawn Of The Atomic Age

Living in the '50s must've been cool (aside from the racism and constant gnawing fear of nuclear annihilation)—I mean just look at all these cool atomic-themed toys to play with! Our friends at Oobject have assembled the 12 best.

1947 Lone Ranger Atomic Bomb Ring.

Atomic Bomb Game.

Atomic Fireball Candy.

Atomic Reactor with Battery.

Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (circa 1950).

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bomb Models.

Model Nuclear Tipped Missile for Travelling Salesmen. Not for kids, but still a toy and perhaps the original suitcase nuke. Why on earth would this in the type of case that a door to door salesman would use?

Safe, Harmless, Giant Atomic Bomb

Toy Geiger Counter (ca. 1950)

Toy Nuclear Power Station

Toy Polaris Nuclear Weapon Submarine

Uranium Rush Board Game (circa. 1955)

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