Thursday, June 27, 2019

Magic Ray Gun - illuminate your galaxy !

Who makes boxes like that ?

Magic Ray Gun, maker ?, Hong Kong, 1960's

Monday, June 10, 2019

Experimental aircraft - the Valkyrie

USAF XB-70 Valkyrie, Aurora (?), 1962 (?)

One of the prototypes of strategic bombers that made production and were later flown by Nasa to test a number of resistance issues. Read more about it here.





Saturday, June 8, 2019

Spooky celluloid doll

Doll, T.Y (in heart) ? Japan ? 1950's ?
Another find at the fleamarket... someone knows more about this ? Material is very brittle (maybe celluloid ?) and the arms are fixed by an elastic cord.

Next weekend ? toyfair in Lisbon !



Sunday, June 2, 2019

It's Franjinhas !

Pollux (ceramic), ?, 1970's
Another strange Feira da Ladra find... This one looked first like it was made out of rubber, but apparently it is a ceramic figurine... no markings.

Can someone help identify the maker / date ?

Thanks !

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Monkey Business

Ape soldier (unpainted version), Yolanda, Spain, 1992

Friday, May 31, 2019

More Cowboys and Indians

Cowboy, Hausser-Elastolin, Germany, 1980's
Indian, Gulliver, Brasil, 1980's
Cowboy, Hausser-Elastolin, Germany, 1980's

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The Quack is strong in this one...

Black Star Duck, Lilalu, Germany, 2010's

Monday, May 20, 2019

The Megahouse Arcadia

Arcadia, Megahouse, China, 2016
It's nicely detailed for it's size and comes with a little Spacewolf ship. A very nice model of about 15cm. length.






Saturday, May 18, 2019

Bruce Wayne shades... and 1967 cowl

Battarang Sunglasses, ? China, 2010's
Batman cowl, Ogawa studio, Japan, 2010's

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Plastic on wheels !

Cyclists, ?, 1970's



Cyclists, ?, 2010's





Sunday, May 12, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Funky robot

Robot, nº 32655, China, 2010's
This one is brand new - just loved his rolling eyes... - Windup.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Prince Adam found his kitten !

He-Man and Battle Cat, Mattel, Taiwan, 1981 





Monday, April 29, 2019

The Interceptor

Angel Interceptor, Airfix, United Kingdom, 1968 - 2014





Sunday, April 28, 2019

Italian puppetery...

I got these  "burattinos" (puppets) in a shop close to Piazza Navona in Italy. They are modern - but nicely made and handpainted !

Batman, "It's Him", Italy, 2010's
Spiderman, "It's Him", Italy, 2010's


Thursday, April 25, 2019

The new Metaltech Cosmoliner

Cosmoliner (Comet) Metaltech 11, HLJ Pro, China, 2018

Well ! It took about 40 years to have a truecolour replica of Captain Future's main ship, the Cosmoliner (Comet or Cyberlabe in French) - but finally it is here ! And it has shooting missiles also in the wings ! Sweet !

With Popy counterpart...
They are about the same in length !