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USES FOR SLINKY - NOT JUST FOR ANTENNA THOUGH

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USES FOR SLINKY - NOT JUST  FOR ANTENNA THOUGH

Slinky is a toy that  was invented and developed by naval engineer Richard T James 1943 and first shown to the waiting World  at Gimbels department store in Philadelphia USA in November 1945. Not surprisingly, the toy was a hit, selling its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James and his wife  Betty manufactured Slinky and several related toys such as the Slinky Dog and Suzie, the Slinky Worm. In 1960, James' wife Betty became president of James Industries, and, in 1964, moved the operation to Hollidaysberg Pensylvania In 1998, Betty James sold the company to Poof Products, Inc.. Slinky was originally...

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