Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Cookie ? Jack is back !

Jack Skellington cookie jar, Disney, China, 2010's

Sunday, January 21, 2018

The stormtrooper helmet.

Now I can start my Ewok music band !

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Stormtrooper electronic voice changer helmet, Hasbro,
China, 2016

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Next toyfair in Lisbon ? 3 Feb. 2018

Tell you a story I shall...

Just press my hands...
And answer your questions I shall...
Or a story you will get...
Call upon Yoda, Hasbro, China

This is a great toy (thanks mam !) which was issued after episode 3. Animatronics in the face (eyes and mouth area) and arms.

You can start the desired options by pressing his left or right hand.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Vader on bricks !

 You don't need to be called emperor to build your own Sith Lord... Proof ? see below.

Darth Vader set #75111, Lego, Czech Republic, 2015

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Gerry Anderson's Portuguese STINGRAY submarine

Portugal did not make a lot of Sci-Fi based toys, but this one is a rare exception. It is listed in the book "O Brinquedo em Portugal" from Carlos Anjos and João Arbués Moreira (see bibliography) in the section of 1961/1970 toys - as "Carro Espacial - desconhecido" (Space Car - maker unknown). It is 22cm long and came in different color schemes (some with the top "cockpit" part in a different color of plastic - some with the torpedo tubes painted red instead of black etc.)

Was it a copy of another existing toy ? If you have some information on this please let me know.

A big thank you to the fellow toy-collector who helped me get this one into my collection !

No markings unfortunately...

Stingray, ?, Portugal, 1960's