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5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

Dr Shrinker Halloween Costume– I really want this, nobody bid on this k? Also remind me when it’s about to end?     Knock Off Water Pistol– Not only am I getting ROM Spaceknight vibes off the guy on the header card but that’s a recycled AHI Hulk watergun, this thing is full of easter […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

AHI Sky Diving Parachuting Penguin- It should come as no shock that i love rack toys and especially ones with parachutes. The Penguin is actually a lot tougher to find than Batman and I really like the way the figure looks. Planet of the Apes Puzzle- Not much vintage merch features Charlton Heston but come […]

5 Awesome things on eBay this week

Buck Rogers Lampshade Kit- I can’t think of anything that would light up a room better than Pamela Hensley and Erin Gray in this wonderful 3-D piece from the UK. I love it’s not the stock art but an original creation. Incredible Hulk light switch cover- Speaking of lights, this 1970s light switch cover is […]

Toy-Ventures: Kamen Rider Mystery Figure

Bit of a departure this week as I’m talking about a figure I literally don’t know anything about. This mysterious figure is from Portugal, appears to have been made in the late 1970s and is clearly based on the Kamen Rider tv series from Japan. The big question is why? Why make a very nice […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Superhero Cake Toppers from the mid 1970s- I’ve had a couple of sets of these guys and they still go for $5 each. I don’t think they’re licensed but there is something so lovable about them, especially since they look like they’ve had enough cake. Presto Magix Empire Strikes Back Store Display- I won’t lie, […]

Toy Ventures 19: Space Sword & Space Shield

Ok let me address the fact that for some reason I keep saying “Star Sword” despite what’s on the label but please don’t let that mar my celebration of two of my favourite childhood toys, Space Sword and Space Shield! These glow in the dark Star Wars inspired toys were the source of hours and […]

5 Awesome things on Ebay this Week

Robot Man with Four Faces- I did a Youtube video about this awesome Bionic Man Knock Off earlier in the year. It’s such a cool toy and it almost never pops up loose and complete like this. Sunshine Family Knock Off Set- I never like the Sunshine Family, as a kid I was terrified of […]

Systems Control Headquarters

I cannot get over the charm of generic playsets like this, lots of computer buttons to press, laboratory work to be done and of course, a lookout. This would have had my imagination going for hours. New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the […]

Toy-Ventures 17: Mr. Rock from Lincoln International

The subject of this weeks Toy-Ventures is one of the most notorious and hilarious knock-off action figures from the 20th century, Mr. Rock the outer space adventurer from Lincoln International. With his flare gun and pink transistor radio, Mr. Rock is set for his intergalactic mission of confusing parents and disappointing children across the galaxy.  […]

Space Wars figures

With all the mishbegosh about Star Wars, I’d thought I’d end the week with these Space characters from the 1978 Vanity Fair catalog. I sure hope these got made because I love them.   New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital […]