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What do we want from Reissues?

What do we want from Reissues?

What do we want from the seemingly fresh line of reissue G1 Transformers that are being stocked in Walmart and seemingly come from Hasbro Asias stabl

Backlog

Backlog

It may seem like the most luxury first world problem that a toy enthusiast could ever have but some Transformers fans do find themselves with a back

Tighter Focus

Tighter Focus

Over the years I have changed the face of my collection repeatedly. This has involved downsizing prioritising streamlining and sometimes re-inventi

What’s Not New?

What’s Not New?

Recently TakaraTomy unveiled a number of new Masterpiece Transformers releases while Hasbro unveiled a new approach to reissuing Generation 1 Transf

Iconic

Iconic

The new series of The Toys That Made Us debuts on Netflix tomorrow and one of the four new episodes is about the Transformers. Itseems like a good

What is Mint?

What is Mint?

Baby dont hurt me. The definition of mint can be obtained in a toy collecting context from many sources such as grading companies toy sellers and

News to Me – 2018 Edition

News to Me – 2018 Edition

Every once in a while I put together an article like this for the Source Report which consists of vintage Transformers and pre-Transformers discoveri

Collector Interview 70 – Ted Ekering

Collector Interview 70 – Ted Ekering

Ted Ekering is a collector unlike most weve featured on this blog so far. Ted is based in Japan and while he has an extensive Transformers and 3rd p

Gimmicks

Gimmicks

Transformers by their nature are a gimmick. Toy cars planes animals etc that turn into action figures or vice versa. Within our beloved toy line

Masterpeace

Masterpeace

If you follow this blog regularly youll know that I started to sell my TakaraTomy Masterpiece Transformers collection recently and have not stopped

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