Tom's sister had been going thru some things of their mother's (she passed away several years ago) and brought him a number of things from his childhood. Just look what collector's items we have now! I told him it means you're old when your toys are 'vintage' and collectible. ha, ha.
The silver rocketship has a similiar action. Aren't they neat?
Here's his Boy Scout handbook and school dictionary. How funny is it that I remember the same dictionary even tho' I grew up in Kentucky and he was in Tennessee.