Retro

Now We Know What's Inside An Etch A Sketch And It's A Lot

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I think everyone had an Etch A Sketch growing up, and some of us had better creations than others.

While we may laugh now at the toy's simplicity, it was revolutionary at the time.

Drawing lines without  a pen and paper and then just shaking it to watch it magically disappear was something that amazed us all.

But have you ever seen what's inside one of these toys?

We have now tracked down a video that shows us exactly what's on the inside of this cool toy, and it might not be all you expect.

This is the Etch A Sketch we all know and love:

Introduced in 1960 for $2.99 it went on to sell 600,000 units that year and became one of the best known toys of the era.  In 1998, it was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York.

Now we get to finally see what's inside this magic screen.

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