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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by the89thchris on Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:30 pm

Very cool! popcorn Are the instructions branded Mecanno?
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Post by jawa.57 on Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:32 pm

yes, it's a miro meccano instruction, i can made a pics if you want
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Post by the89thchris on Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:47 pm

If it's not to much trouble, that would be very interesting. The only examples I can find online are just showing the first page.
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Nico on Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:55 pm

Very cool Fabrice, great find mate clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by the89thchris on Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:43 pm

This is boarderline vintage lol 1992 issue of Action Figure News featuring a big photo of unreleased micro collection goodness on the front. Got it at a comic shop in Vancouver for 99 Canadian cents. rofl

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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:37 pm

Chris, that's another great find for under $1. It's interesting that they would have unreleased toy sets on the cover, in 1992. Well after their prime era?

Was there any pictures & articles inside the magazine?
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Post by the89thchris on Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:06 am

There are more photos inside, most are small and black & white though.

I get the impression that someone part of the SWCA (or adjacent to) probably supplied the photo or the items for photos, but inside it is described as “unreleased & rare”, somewhat understating the manner in my estimation.... although I don’t know how many of the actual play sets there are. scratch

And I suppose that predates the SWCA..... at least how we know it lol and it’s pretty comtemporary with all the “Cincinnati raiders” stories so it’s strange that they would have something like this in print. I’ll have some more time to look at it tmro, I just skimmed through.
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Post by grinchy on Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:16 am

great score fabrice, and an interesting magazine Chris, clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by the89thchris on Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:53 pm

I posted a thread with big photos of all the relevant interior pages if anyone is interested.

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Post by poncho on Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:23 pm

a right odd little curio. late 70s early 80s bootleg jiggler found in american vending/gumball machines. they were clearly copying the kenner look. they can be found in assorted in colours i thinks its just the first 12 figures they copied. they are made of rubber[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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Post by poncho on Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:25 pm

comparision with kenner figure[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Commander Clint on Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:46 pm

Chris, that's a fantastic odd item. cheers They clearly had a machine that copies and shrinks objects.
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by poncho on Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:32 pm

from todds post on the facebook vintage bootleg group. here are some more
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by the89thchris on Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:44 am

Very cool, it’s like a Yupi only it’s a direct copy rather than being inspired by the Kenner figure.

I was in Quebec for 2 days again and I found another one of these French Canadian Treasury Edition comics. I already have this one but for $10 it’s was a good buy, someone local will want it.

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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Commander Clint on Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:00 am

That's an awesome pick up for $10. clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Nico on Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:06 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] great pick up's on the toy review mag and comic mate cheers

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Lovin that giggler man, very cool afro
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Dr_Ball_MD on Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:42 pm

Not added to the loose vintage collection for a long time, but just added these 2 variants. Takara alternate sculpt C-3PO and PBP red armour 4-LOM.

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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Commander Clint on Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:59 pm

Fantastic additions to your collection Marky. The red armor 4LOM is one of my favourites. clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Nico on Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:31 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Marky two top draw variants there mate clapping Congrats, thanks for showing rockon

Just a China raised bar Luke farmboy for me Very Happy
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Nico on Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:49 pm

PBP Lando  Very Happy
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Commander Clint on Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:54 pm

Well done Andy. Those are 2 very nice looking examples. clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by jawa.57 on Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:35 am

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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by Commander Clint on Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:49 pm

Fabrice, that's a fantastic Meccano MOC. Well done. clapping
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by jawa.57 on Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:56 pm

thanks a lot Wink
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Re: Your Latest Pickups........ Volume 3

Post by grinchy on Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:36 pm

Some great stuff lately guys, nice variety of vintage, nice figures Marky, love the Luke and Lando Andy, and lovely jawa MOC Fabrice Very Happy
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