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This Toy Needs an Update

This Toy Needs an Update

Without fail every time I have posted a picture of a vintage or reissue Generation 1 Transformers figure recently that isnt highly mainstream other

Collector Interview 74 – Jose “Puma” R.

Collector Interview 74 – Jose “Puma” R.

I have been chasing Jose Puma for a few years to give me an interview. While over time the criteria for the collector interviews has evolved beyond

The Feeling

The Feeling

Is it absurd to make a statement like Buying Transformers toys is neither about Transformers nor is it about toys? Of course its absurd those of

Collector Interview 73 – Stephen Munson

Collector Interview 73 – Stephen Munson

I have been chasing Stephen Munson for a very long time to provide us with an interview. Since these features are as much - if not more - about the co

Quantum Haul

Quantum Haul

A little while ago I wrote an article about having a collection backlog with contributions from fellow Transformers collectors who had allowed their

Collector Interview 72 – Jeremy Kaufmann

Collector Interview 72 – Jeremy Kaufmann

I first met Jeremy Kaufmann online over 18 years ago when he went by the name Ginrai and as the name suggests his knowledge of Masterforce and - I

The Early Days

The Early Days

In the days before widespread collector use of eBay or social media groups like Facebook Twitter and Instagram there were many interesting ways in

Age & Restoration

Age & Restoration

A lot of Transformers toy collectors like their toys to be mint and flawless but this is not always possible due to the age and use of some specimens

First-Timers

First-Timers

Even though acceptance of toy-collecting culture has advanced significantly in mainstream society over the last decadealbeit not quite to the point

The Fifth Cabinet

The Fifth Cabinet

I have four IKEA Detolf cabinets in which to display all the Transformers I own in my current apartment. Its the most cabinets Ive ever owned but i

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