I had a no-holds-barred real chemistry set too…Bunsen burner and everything. No toys though, dangerous or otherwise.
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Mine had that too. Ferric ammonium sulfate is another I remember. There was sulfur, and I could have got some charcoal, but I didn’t know of a source for saltpetre. (6:1:1, if I recall.)
I had a little blob of mercury from a thermometer that I would roll around in my hand. I often wonder what I might have achieved with my life…
I have low-res photographic proof of it!
I was just learning to skate, so I used a broom to help me stay upright. Man, were those metal wheels NOISY.
Did someone say one-upsmanship?
I put a new battery in it for the pic, but I see the flash washed out the display anyway.
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