Monthly Archives: July 2015

If You are a Fan of Tarzan or John Carter

If you are a fan of Tarzan or John Carter of Mars you should go to the Edgar Rice Burroughs web site to catch up on the latest news. Did you know a new Tarzan movie is coming out next … Continue reading

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Expeditionary Force WWII Figures Debate

Over on several of the figure forums there is a big debate about the new Expeditionary Force WWII Figures. Several of the collectors are unhappy with the size and it seems from an email Gary Kuepfert got from Scott of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Sorry for not posting but I have been busy with other projects  and have finally got a chance to write.  I finally got out to my Wednesday market after being rained out two weeks in a row.  I  usually do … Continue reading

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Lone Star Highlander Playing Trombone

Usually when you see Highland figures you see in poses marching with rifle or sword or playing the bagpipes. When I saw this pose years ago highlander playing I had to add it to the collection. Lone Star also did drum … Continue reading

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Comparison of Crescent Knights and Hong Kong Romans

Our very good friend Erwin Sell is helping on an article for Plastic Warrior on the Hong Kong Romans and the Crescent knights which they were copied from. Erwin sent us a photo showing the different poses of both types side … Continue reading

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Blue Box WWII Germans

Blue Box WWII German set #1 Regular army (50 to 52mm) was the second series produced by Blue Box right after the WWII Japanese. The Germans were done in hard and soft plastic. The soft plastic was sold painted and … Continue reading

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More on McFarlane Toys

I came across a report by Emily S Whitten on her visit to San Diego Comic Con on Comic Mix . She has broken down her experience into several parts. The first dealt with the exclusives and looking at McFarlane … Continue reading

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EBay Shipping Question

I get a request from people from time to time to pack the item they won on EBay well. I have no problem with that as I used cardboard boxes and bubble wrap, but it got me wondering how are other … Continue reading

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Childhood Memory

When Laurie bought some strawberries in the above container, it brought back a childhood memory.  My mother had given me similar baskets to play with as a child.  I took them and used them as cages to hold my plastic … Continue reading

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Found in a Junk Box

I found this figure in a junk lot.  The person took the Ideal 60mm red coat, took off the sword and added a sword before painting to be a Napoleonic figure.  I have added him to the collection as I … Continue reading

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