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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8340 on: February 24, 2017, 02:52:52 AM »
let's pretend big rex is molting or losing its feathers due to old age.

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8341 on: February 25, 2017, 07:09:18 PM »
The 2 most recent figures I have gotten are:


The Safari LTD new Diplo

And the Giga

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8342 on: February 26, 2017, 12:50:05 PM »
I won a very ecclectic lot of (mostly) vintage figures on eBay.
The stars of the group are these lovely starlux, a line I hadn't been that interested in before, but having them in hand I think I'm in love with these figures, gonna have to collect more of them:



The rest of the lot is an interesting selection of Inpros, Schleich Ursaurier (I think?), a Favourite series 1 Allosaurus, some diecast JP figures (which I dont want to keep), and a couple of odd little things.



All of this for £22, which seems like a steal to me, especially with those beautiful Starlux.

If anybody wants the duplicate Inpros and JP diecast figures, let me know.

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8343 on: February 26, 2017, 02:05:34 PM »
I won a very ecclectic lot of (mostly) vintage figures on eBay.
The stars of the group are these lovely starlux, a line I hadn't been that interested in before, but having them in hand I think I'm in love with these figures, gonna have to collect more of them:

The rest of the lot is an interesting selection of Inpros, Schleich Ursaurier (I think?), a Favourite series 1 Allosaurus, some diecast JP figures (which I dont want to keep), and a couple of odd little things.

All of this for £22, which seems like a steal to me, especially with those beautiful Starlux.

If anybody wants the duplicate Inpros and JP diecast figures, let me know.

Good catch! I almost bid on this same lot, but opted for two other auctions of the seller instead. They turned out at least as much of a steal. I'll be sure to post pics when the stuff arrives.

Good thing I didn't bid on this lot, saves us both money. Even though I was very tempted by those lovely Starluxes. ;)

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8344 on: February 26, 2017, 10:01:51 PM »
Aha, I thought it was likely to have to caught the eye of another forum member. I think I can guess which of the seller's other pieces you got, funnily enough I considered bidding on one of them myself, but decided not to... so I suppose it worked out well for both of us!  ;)

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8345 on: February 26, 2017, 10:49:17 PM »
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8346 on: February 27, 2017, 01:49:15 AM »
I've gotten some good stuff recently but haven't had time to post. So here we go. Starting with Marx Kronosauruses...


On the left is the painted Krono from the 1963 Nuremburg World Fair. In the middle is the hollow tin Linemar Krono. Linemar was Marx's Japanese division. Searched for this guy for years - finally acquired it from Joe DeMarco. And on the right is the Dapol Krono, also from DeMarco's collection. Extremely rare and valuable, this one cost more than twice as much as either of the others. X.X Stupid rare colors...

Tsukuda Plesiosaurus, from the collection of Mike Fredericks of Prehistoric Times magazine. I understand this is the second rarest of the Tsukuda dinos, after the Allosaurus. Came mint in box.


And next to a soft plastic knockoff that I had for years and didn't know was a Tsukuda copy until I acquired the real deal. Authentic Tsukudas are made with hard, unyielding plastic.



Two color variants of the Carnegie Brachiosaurus. The older one appears to be very similar but slightly different. It's about an inch taller somehow.


And the newer one has more finely sculpted toenails.


And the two color variants of the Dor Mei T-rex. The blue one has a production error on it - its belly reads "Tyrannosaurus Res".

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8348 on: February 27, 2017, 12:42:56 PM »
Nice figures! The jw mini Triceratops looks nicer than the big offerings for that line.

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8349 on: February 27, 2017, 12:52:56 PM »
Seems to be a general theme with the JW Minis. Might have to do with their flaws being less obvious due to their smaller size.
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8350 on: February 27, 2017, 08:24:40 PM »
Aha, I thought it was likely to have to caught the eye of another forum member. I think I can guess which of the seller's other pieces you got, funnily enough I considered bidding on one of them myself, but decided not to... so I suppose it worked out well for both of us!  ;)

Wasn't the black Favorite T-Rex. Should have gone for that as well...

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8351 on: February 27, 2017, 08:46:29 PM »
Nice figures! The jw mini Triceratops looks nicer than the big offerings for that line.

Thanks! I think so too. 😇
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8352 on: February 27, 2017, 08:57:34 PM »
Thanks Roselaar!

I've re-read your post BlueKrono and those are valuable pieces of dinosaur toy history. Thanks for sharing the information! 😇
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8353 on: February 28, 2017, 07:19:15 PM »
The first wave of CollectA has arrived, thanks to Mini Zoo, Only took one week to arrive!
More photos later, this crappy one will have to do for now.
The figures are beautiful, I do have a few complaints that I will point out later with better photos, Cheers and happy dino figure hunting!

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8354 on: February 28, 2017, 08:26:27 PM »
Looks like a lovely bunch of Collectasaurs! :)

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8355 on: February 28, 2017, 09:53:04 PM »
Beautiful acquisitions! Still a great shot Boki. 😇
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8356 on: March 01, 2017, 04:47:43 PM »
Scored these figures today, my first haul of 2017 releases. Wonderful creatures by both Safari and Papo:
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8357 on: March 01, 2017, 05:07:27 PM »
Docronnie - did you repaint the Carnegie Albertosaurus? Yours is brown, but mine are grey.
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8358 on: March 01, 2017, 06:05:34 PM »
Docronnie - did you repaint the Carnegie Albertosaurus? Yours is brown, but mine are grey.
Thanks.

Good catch--it looks like it was painted to be similar to the Carnegie Sinraptor from the same time period!

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #8359 on: March 01, 2017, 08:17:07 PM »
I criticized the polacanthus when I first saw pictures because the paint looked metallic but the paint on yours looks nice.

The Giganotasaurus looks awesome in every picture though!

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