I found these wonderful pages from a 1976 Dinky catalog in my server and thought I’d give them a proper share, Dinky was the Rolls Royce of diecast and I love their licensed vehicles from Gerry Anderson and Star Trek with a passion, they’re just brilliant toys. Their Eagles may have not had show […]
The Eagle One Ship and Moonbase Alpha Playset were holdovers from the 1976 Mattel Space:1999 Offering Space 1999 is heavily featured in the premiere issue of our new magazine “Toy-Ventures” available now! The Zython alien figure was added to the line this year, however he wasn’t an […]
This week we talk about one of the rarest action figures I’ve ever come across, the highly elusive Zython from the Mattel Space:1999 action figure collection. I don’t own this incredibly rare carded example but thankfully, I do know someone that has one and I examine it and give it’s interesting back story. Please subscribe […]
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I love Space:1999 and I occasionally dabble in lunch boxes when I find them for a decent price, so it should not come as a shock that I own the stunning Space:1999 lunch box. Say what you will about the series, it had some incredible merchandise. More after the jump: The Eagles, easily my favourite […]
One would be foolish to go up against the Dinky armada in the late 1970s…..
UFO by Purnell (1971) One of the nicest things I received at Mego Meet was this colouring book, which frankly, I didn’t know existed until it was placed in my hands. The one caveat my pal Corey had was that he hoped it would be featured on CBT. Wish granted! (One little bit of trivia, […]
Presenting the coolest cross ever toy I’ve seen in a long time, normally I am immune to spaceship models (cause I suck at painting them) but this just broke my brain. More after the Jump: My love for Gerry Anderson’s UFO and Space:1999 could fill a warehouse and to find out IMAI of Japan added […]
It’s no secret that I love Space:1999 toys although I don’t own many these days. An opportunity came up to own an item I have never even held before, I couldn’t pass it up. This wonderful diecast Space Eagle was made by Japanese toymaker Popy and as we’ll explore they’ve wonderfully left some cultural fingerprints. […]
Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds was easily his most toyetic series and that was not lost on the Japanese. Even though the show was 14 years old in 1980, it didn’t stop Popy from creating some incredible diecast toys.