Monthly Archives: June 2012

Richard O’Brien has Passed Away

Issue 64 of Playset Magazine has informed us of the untimely death of Richard O’Brien at the age of 78. He had cancer. Richard had done a several books on toy soldiers which Laurie and I contribute photos to help … Continue reading

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Marx 60mm Rusty the Answer

  Last Night we posted if the Marx 60mm Rusty without winchester was a variation or damaged. I want to see your responses. I got three responses, the first said damage without backing up his reason. The second one enlarged … Continue reading

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TSSD Cowboys Shown

TSSD  is showing pictures of their up and coming Clanton and McLaury set. The set will have eight figures in four different poses.  The eight figures will cost you $18.00 and will be available at OTS. You can go here to … Continue reading

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Marx Convention 2012

  Last year we did the Marx convention and had a very successful time in finding items for the collection and resale.  This year I was not sure if it would be as successful. Many people this year have been … Continue reading

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Miller Alien Martian

This is one of the Miller alien Mars.  The figure was  done in the 50’s.  This one was for sale by Mark Hegeman. I still have mine from my childhood.  The alien  figures shows up once andwhile and sell for $75.00 and … Continue reading

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Pech Animals

I am working on the Marx Convetion report and hope to have it up in a few more days. In the meantime here is two of the Pech Hermanos animals fighting snakes. Our good friend Mark Hegeman got these figures … Continue reading

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TSSD New Romans and Barbarians Revealed

TSSD   has placed on its web site photos of its new Romans and Barbarians which are to be available at OTS in September.  The set will have four Romans and four Barbarians. The Roman poses will be three Romans in … Continue reading

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Just Back From Marx Meet

Laurie and I are back from the Mext Meeting at the Kruger Museum. Right now I am very tired from 6 hour trip back. It was an interesting show and I have photos  from the show as well. It will … Continue reading

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Little More on Peter Fritz

I got a chance to talk to Rick Eber at Marx Meet  on Peter Fritz. Peter is in his 70’s and is living with his 4th wife. Peter collects 60mm Marx figures.  He asked who was still in the field … Continue reading

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CTS WWII German Medical Team

When I first heard that CTS was doing German medical team, I was surprised as it was a subject  that had been looked over in plastic figures. Other than the Timpo German stretcher party, there is nothing avaialable unless you … Continue reading

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