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Johnny Eagle By Euphrates
This was another one of Topper's "Johnny" series of toys made for boys. The Johnny Eagle line
of guns are some of the nicest examples of toy guns from the Baby Boomer era. The plastic pistols
and rifles were very attractive and would mount together on a handsome brown plaque. They
were also functional, shooting plastic bullets and firing caps.
Topper made the guns to represent several uses. You can identify the purpose of the gun by the symbol on the handsome simulated-wood stock:
The guns have a lot of problems today. The firing mechanisim may not fucntion properly and the shells and cartridges for the shells and the sites and straps for the rifles are frequently missing or incomplete.
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