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Ebay Adventures

Discolouration Articulation Nation


No Transformers blog is complete without the occasional rant about auctions, that is after all where most of us still get our toys, especially vintage. Whether it’s through eBay, Yahoo or a proxy bidding service, most of us have had bad experiences and taken chances that haven’t worked out. So here is my first auction rant of 2014. 

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The Ones That Got Away

Missed for 75 Euros on auction


In a competitive market place, vintage toy collectors have to have their eyes and ears open the whole time in order to nail rare items. But we can’t always be everywhere, all the time. Sometimes real life and circumstance mean that we miss key auctions, deals, emails and opportunities. Other times a lack of experience, funds or better judgement …

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The Chicken or the GiG? – Part 2

Apparently Swoop could not be sold in Europe because he was too light for the price point


Transformers and TraSformers, what’s the difference and which came first? Last week we started looking at the origin of the Italian Takara Diaclone and Micro Change Series toys labelled as “Trasformer” and started to question whether the use of …

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