Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Little lead rocket

Lead rocket on wheels, ?, Russia, ? (with Raja astronaut)

I have no idea if this one came from a set or...


G-Force Go !

Keyop, Banso (?), Japan, 1970's

Keyop was the youngest member of the G-Force - but was always there to help the team when needed...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Little Red Bot danced happily going to grandmother's house, ...

Wind-Up robot, FUN Action Toys (Cragstan / Aoki ?), Japan, 1960's
"Fun Action Toys"
walking action similar to Kitchen - Robot


with back of window-box



Another Sel-Mac "Portuguese" astronaut ?

Spaceman, Valverde ?, Portugal, 1950's
Well, my favorite blue astronaut found a grey family member. Not complete, but just finding one of these already makes my day any day (thanks C. !)



Still thinking the maker could be Portuguese company Valverde based on the plastic "saucers" that are related to the blue one...









Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Taking pics of my toys

For info, I just posted some information here about how I go around and take the photos of the toys on my blog.



I am not a professional photograph and always appreciate any comments (good or bad :)) on how to take the best pictures possible. So, if you have any advice or tricks or... please don't hesitate to post them.

All advice will be greatly appreciated !

Sunday, March 13, 2016

For the sake of Poseidon !

Ulysse 31 bendeable, Ceji Arbois, Hong Kong, 1981 

Never angry the gods ! Especially when they have the Cyclops and Sirens and Sorceresses...

Saturday, March 12, 2016

See-through Biotron...

Biotron, Takara, Japan, 2000
When all is clear, you can see the guts of Biotron on a sunny day. Japanese toy-companies always have liked to do clear and black and white versions of whatever toy they brought on the market. It's just their thing... 

Bagged !

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Nuts and Bolts baby !

The tin man has arrived... Wait, there are two of them ? OMG !

Gigantor(s) Sofubi's, ?, Singapore, 2008/2009 ?

Monday, March 7, 2016

Dalek's to light up a party !


Dalek light, ? (made under BBC licence), China, 2012

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Modern futurism from the past ?

Duelling water zapper, Wild & Wolf Holdings Ltd., China, 2015

Duelling water zapper, Wild & Wolf Holdings Ltd., China, 2015

Ray gun water squirter, Wild & Wolf Holdings Ltd., China, 2015

Ray gun water squirter, Wild & Wolf Holdings Ltd., China, 2015