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Collector Interview 55 – Nicholas Hughes

Nic Hughes' Transformers collection

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Nicholas Hughes has a famous Rock Lords collection, so much so that it was put on display at TFNation 2016. Don’t be fooled though, his Transformers passion is even greater and he has a collection to match it. I know Nic from meetups in London, and you can guarantee he will bring something to the meet …
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Collector Interview 54 – Ben Parfitt

Ben Parfitt's Transformers collection

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Ben Parfitt has recently been showing his prowess as a great Transformers reviewer. He also has a pretty outstanding Transformers collection. With his background, it’s really no surprise that his insights and opinions about the hobby are worth reading and taking note of. Other than having the prestigious honour of being the first to visit …
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Collector Interview 53 – Egor Nikolaev

Egor Nikolaev's Transformers collection
If you follow Transformers photography on Instagram, you may well have come across the gorgeous outdoor and diorama pictures of ”Egorchrome”. Once I saw his collection and ability to bring toy robots to life, I wanted Egor Nikolaev to be one of our interviewees. Egor is the first collector from Russia we’ve had the privilege of featuring, and it was great to see …

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Collector Interview 52 – Emalie Pugh

Emalie Pugh and her Transformers Collection

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Cosplay champion, superstar toy photographer and shark-obsessed Transformers collector are just some of the phrases one could use to describe Emalie Pugh. A regular on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook groups, Emalie has established herself as a well-known community member at UK shows as well as online. A self-confessed Decepticon enthusiast, …
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Collector Interview 51 – Benjamin “Peaugh” Dolle

Benjamin Dolle and his toy collection

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Transformers collectors and online community contributors don’t come much more recognisable and respected than Benjamin Dolle AKA Peaugh. His video reviews have been a staple of the online fandom for some years now, his considerable body of work covering everything from vintage G1 to modern day 3rd party and …
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Collector Interview 47 – Sean Meece

Hasbro Transformers available at TFSource

Hasbro Transformers available at TFSource


I knew Sean Meece as the Beast Wars guy, or the outdoor Transformers photo guy. With a seemingly endless array of incredible outdoor locations, both natural and man-made at his disposal, Sean has rapidly become known online for sharing great photos of his vast and varied collection whilst on his travels. I first became …
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Collector Interview 46 – Ras

Vintage G1 TF available here at TFSource

Vintage G1 TF available here at TFSource


Imagine a relatively complete collection of Generation 1 Transformers from about 1984 to 1988. An impressive sight and a wonderful achievement. Now imagine that same collection in the form of prototypes, test shots, first shots, packaging samples, hand-painted mock-ups and pre-release box/catalogue/Toyfair photo subjects. Throw in the rarest production Diaclone, …
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Transformers: The Movie – When And Where

In 1986, The Transformers: The Movie was released, and even ~30 years later it still holds a special place in my heart. It was my very first exposure to Transformers and is still the most nostalgic piece of Transformers for me.

Megatron must be stopped. No matter the cost.


As a film, it still holds up well in today’s Fandom. One of the most interesting aspects of this film is …
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Collector Interview 41 – Duron Land

Weirdwolf meets Weirdwolf

Weirdwolf meets Weirdwolf


I have only recently had the pleasure of making Duron Land’s acquaintance, but in that short time he has proved himself to be a knowledgeable and well-connected collector, as well as another example of the good people we have in the community. Not only does he host the very popular TFYLP podcast, but he’s also an expert photographer and has …
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Collector Interview 37 – Eduardo Cardenas

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Eduardo Cardenas and his G1 collection


Another first for the Interview slot on TFSource Blog, our first collector from Mexico! Eduardo ”Lalo” Cardenas has an extensive boxed G1 collection as well as the kind of Mexican variant gems you would expect, which adds to the mystery as to why there aren’t more high profile Mexican Transformers given their treasured vintage variant history. Eduardo takes us …
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