Monthly Archives: May 2012

Marx Four Inch Germans

I have not been getting out to the flea markets due to the weather or other commitments. Still when I do get out I am finding surprises. One of the items I turned up recently were four inch Marx Germans.  These … Continue reading

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The Boys’ New Neighbor

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The boys have a new neighbor, a rabbit that is living under our hedge in the front of the house.  The rabbit has been around for awhile in fact  we have several of them in the area. This one  sits … Continue reading

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Coming in September Zombies vs Zombie Hunters

Checking  the latest issue of Previews, I found a items that might be of interested for figure collectors.  On page 428, Previews is offering  Zombie vs Zombie Hunters Bag. The bag is a an exclusive  for Previews. The bag has … Continue reading

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Chinese Terracotta Warrior

Here is the plastic Chinese warrior I picked up at the MFCA. He is about 2 1/4 inches tall. Nice unusual piece for the collection. I am looking for odd items like this for the collection.

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Tv Toy commercials

the people over at boing boing have posted a link to a group of toy commercials. They are an interesting look at our past. You can check them out at the location below. http://archive.org/details/batteriesnotincluded_2009

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Russian Revolution Figures

Bas Enginner Russian Revolution Figures  have been causing a stir since we  first mentioned.  Until last week, I have been only able to see the figures in photos, until a friend sent me the first two boxes. The first  box … Continue reading

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MFCA Show

  The MFCA Show is the oldest toy soldier show in the United States. The show started in 1941 and this year was the  71st show.  The show has been at various locations over those years. The last few years … Continue reading

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MFCA Figure Exhibition

Here are photos from the figure exhibition part of the MFCA, The show gets exhibitors from around the world.  This year they had  exhibits from past grandmasters.  Enjoy  

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Pvblivs Romans A Review

The past few months I have been talking about the new plastic figures from Russia. The problem has been I have had to use  photos of the figures to give you any information . That problem got resolved this  week when … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

I know we are in summer when I have to put the bedroom air conditioner in. How has your hunting at the flea markets been so far this year? I have been finding dribs and drabs.  I found at today’s … Continue reading

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