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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2017, 05:36:53 AM »
Thankie! It's actually faux fur, it does a great feather impression, though.

Awesome it does!  Much safer than real too..I had a Raptor once with real feathers and moths ate them like crazy.

That's a nice pterosaur!

It's pretty cool, stiff like a figure but plush.  close to 24" wide i think.  I looked on ebay but couldn't find another to confirm it's identity.


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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2017, 11:40:22 AM »
My son has a blue version of the plush triceratops from the reopened Ulster museum and is very fond of it!

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2017, 07:00:57 PM »
I can't recall what this guy's name was. I got him at Kmart around 1990 or so, he's about 3' long and i carried him everywhere, even started putting a leash on him lol






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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2017, 09:16:30 PM »
What do you say to someone who makes fun of you for still having plushies?

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2017, 09:40:49 PM »
What do you say to someone who makes fun of you for still having plushies?

not been an issue yet, though i don't have many close friends lol

i guess i would ignore them and/or they wouldn't be my acquaintance for long.  I still have family that shakes their heads about my love for dinos in general...i usually remind them about the JP Carnotaurus I bought for .50 and sold for 350.00  ;)

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #25 on: January 08, 2017, 04:41:38 AM »
It's pretty cool, stiff like a figure but plush.  close to 24" wide i think.  I looked on ebay but couldn't find another to confirm it's identity.

I'm almost certain that its an Applause pterosaur. The style is very distinctive, and I did a quick search on Google that turned up a couple of pictures like yours.

Regarding the original topic, I have a 12" Hansa griffon vulture, but it's the only dinosaur plush I really keep as part of my collection. When I was a wee thing I had a couple Applause dinosaurs myself, and later I had a JP Velociraptor that I played with as a lizardman since at the time my interest in dinosaurs had waned. I strongly suspect they're still in a closet at my dad's though, so in that sense I still have them. I do have a few beanbag toys I got from my uncle (duckling, parrot, Tyrannosaurus wearing a fishing hat) but I'm not sure if those count towards this thread.
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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #26 on: January 08, 2017, 05:17:51 AM »
I think another member shared one once, I cut the tag off mine when little as it was distracting.. lol

Birds are dinosaurs so..we'll count em! lol

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #27 on: January 08, 2017, 05:36:13 PM »
I still remove tags from the very occasional plush animal I purchase.

Aside from soft coated animatronics, I really only buy "Audubon Birds" anymore. These little chibi birds with speakers in them that play recorded calls. And even those I only buy second hand.

I still have a lot in storage I didn't sell, either because they were sentimental or because I thought I may find a use for some of the nicer quality ones someday. The only extinct dinosaurs I can think of are the JP Dakin Dilophosaurus and Parasaurolophus.

A year or so ago I was making plush animals for school. So I have a 1:1 pigeon and blue heron along with a mostly finished Spinosaurus sitting around too.

I still want to find the Hansa Bustard someday.

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #28 on: January 08, 2017, 06:53:18 PM »
My grandmother had one of those, can't recall the name but it's orange and black with some white?

I like Hansa's items, but their dinosaurs..ouch.   I have their seagull for our pirate themed area and I did have their rat for our Velociraptor exhibit, but it was stolen recently.

Feel free to post some pics if you like!


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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #29 on: January 08, 2017, 10:54:14 PM »
Anyone know if Phoenix Toys is the same as Applause?   I think my Pteranodon might be Phoenix Toys instead, they look really similar to applause though :




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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #30 on: January 08, 2017, 11:00:56 PM »
the phoenix dolls are better quality than the applause ones. I bet thats what your lil flyer there is.
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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #31 on: January 08, 2017, 11:20:43 PM »
the phoenix dolls are better quality than the applause ones. I bet thats what your lil flyer there is.

That's feeling i'm getting too.  I had the yellow " karate" rex there too at one time, but i also had the Applause Apatosaurus..to me they were all the same at the time lol

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2017, 12:36:15 AM »
I never knew the different brands either as a kid, but I do remember seeing the nice ones and thinking the applause ones looked cheaper in comparison.
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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2017, 01:10:09 AM »
they do look more detailed. just cant find much on them.  looks like the line was called prehistoric classics ?

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2017, 01:24:41 AM »
Oh oh! This means I'll have to get mine out and take pictures!!!

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2017, 09:37:06 AM »
I think there is also a book that allows one to make plush dinosaurs somewhere.

Anyone heard of Evolvems?
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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2017, 06:39:16 PM »
Oh oh! This means I'll have to get mine out and take pictures!!!

Go for it!

I think there is also a book that allows one to make plush dinosaurs somewhere.

Anyone heard of Evolvems?
http://up-ship.com/blog/?p=4669


Those are neat!

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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2017, 04:30:41 AM »
A Pakicetus plushie? Tempting!
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« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2017, 08:38:02 PM »
Oh wow those are indeed sweet.


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Re: Plush Dinosaurs
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2017, 12:12:51 AM »
What a fun thread! I'm sometimes tempted to pick up a few prehistoric fish that have been made as plushes but not as plastic toys, but I'm not sure where I'd put them. At least they're highly compressible.
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