The first Schylling toy: a mechanical flying bird imported from France, similar to the one Harvard grad and Massachusetts resident Jack Schylling spotted in Harvard Square. He founded the Rowley-based company in 1975 and though a lot has changed in those decades — today, along with continuing to import toys, half of Schylling's shelves are stocked with originals designed in-house — one thing has stayed the same. Timeless, retro-inspired toys with a nostalgic feel have stayed Schylling's specialty, from Jack in the Boxes to porcelain tea sets to collectors' tin toys.
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A toy that you and your tot can both appreciate? You'll find plenty of those in this selection by the retro-inspired brand. For your little musicians, find a crop of instruments including accordions, guitars, and even a miniature piano. And fire trucks and speedsters will appeal to the little adventurers in your brood.
This mix of toys is all about good, old-fashioned fun. We have ride-on toys for tots on-the-go, play tents and tunnels for mini adventurers, and adorable tea sets that encourage imaginative play.