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I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

12 is for Days of Christmas - Day Twelve

That's it I'm afraid, we've come to the end of the images! On the left of the shelf are a few of the many animals issued over the years, then the Vikings with some of the less common and 'one-off' steckfiguren in front and the big goggle-eyed robots I remember from eggs in the late 1980's

To the right we have a nice tower, a Viking 'egg' and the Afro-Polynesian/Alien-Amerindian eggs! Another set which used the casing as part of the toy, these (the casing sections) tend to have holes, catches and/or slots specific to the contents of each toy so can be much harder to build from odd parts harvested from evilBay.

And - many thanks to Francesco Ferretti for sharing this set of images with the Blog, if you'd like to be swap-mates with Francesco get in touch with me and I'll pass your email on to him.

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