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  1. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Pictrure Problems   

    I'm aware of issues with pictures not appearing in posts. Working on it today.
  2. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Junior Toy Prototypes x3   

    Thanks John
    Gilbert reported on the Attacker a little while ago when it appeared on Yahoo Japan: http://danefield.com/alpha/forums/topic/17021-blue-attacker-robot-by-junior-toys/#comment-151201
    It's more likely that these factory test shots rather than prototypes. Gernot provided the analysis of the date on the label.
  3. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Cyrnos Spaceman From France   

    Should be showing now, Ervino.
  4. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Box for Billy's Space Car - Atomic Space Pioneer   

    Wonderful find, Gernot. A rare and interesting box. After a fretful site update this has come as a lovely surprise.
  5. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Rocket Pistol R-75 By Nomura   

    Sorry, I don't know. I have only the picture to work on.
  6. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Cyrnos Spaceman From France   

    Here's a color variation that turned up recently, followed by a third in the series. Is he blindfolded? Injured? 2 ins tall, in hard plastic.




  7. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Cyrnos Spaceman From France   

    I just picked up the figure on the left, made apparently by Cyrnos of France. It's a new name to me. A trawl of the web identified one other figure on Geoffrey Peters' site. They're certainly well sculpted, with distinctive ribbing on their spacesuits, and wing clips on their shoulders. Are there any more? The neck design is just crying out for a helmet.

    That cup in his chest is actually an optical illusion: there's a hole there that must have contained something.

  8. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Rocket Pistol R-75 By Nomura   

    Not in the database (yet), here's the Rocket Pistol R-75 by Nomura. It's the same basic pressing as Fin's recent discovery.



  9. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Premier Flash Gordon Set   

    I love a riddle and this picture has me scatching my head. This is a Premier Plastics Flash Gordon card containing two plastic delivery trucks. The set has been packed with a Toy Time header. There are a couple of these Flash Gordon Premier cards we've discussed before but I've not seen this one with its ROCKET.... ....ON ...OCK wording. I'd love to see the trucks from the side to see if they justify the term space.

    I've a suspicion that it's been rebagged at some stage with any old trucks that came to hand. Even so, it's part of the rich tapestry of Dime Store space toys.



  10. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Horikawa Battery Operated Space Gun   

    And this looks like the stock:



  11. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Horikawa Battery Operated Space Gun   

    Here's the rocket part:


  12. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Horikawa Battery Operated Space Gun   

    Here's a rather over-the-top space gun that has appeared a couple of times but which we haven't given much airtime to. The Space Gun by Horikawa. It's striking because of its size and the fact that the barrel design is based on the earlier Horikawa XB-115 Space Rocket. I've recently added a boxed example to the database.

    "Tin and plastic battery operated space gun, metallic blue litho with a wood effect stock. The gun has a distinctly angled stock with a large rocket-like structure forming the basis of the barrel. The barrel has a yellow plastic ring and is tipped with a red plastic rotating nozzle. Red sight at the back. 16.5" long. Firing noise, rotating muzzle, flashing lights at the front and rear. The gun appears as new in the 1971 SH catalog art 1031."


  13. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Nomura Friction Space Ray Gun   

    Thanks to Gilbert for pointing out that it's the same basic pressing as the Battery Powered Space Pistol. There are versions by Nomura and Rosko (or at least distributed by Rosko).



  14. Brian.. added a post in a topic: What Is This Robot ? Does Anyone Have A Box ?   

    Mike, Gilbert sent me these pictures of the box. No name though, I regret.

  15. Brian.. added a post in a topic: Ok, So Who Snagged The Normura Drummer   

    You saw the BIN and went for a coffee, Racerxc? That's a laid back approach to collecting that I admire.

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  1. Horikawa73 » Brian..

    The movie cylinder finally released. The movie is a cool fight between a T-Rex and pterodactyl. It's strange how these things happen. It's for sale on E-Bay.

  2. Horikawa73 » Brian..

    Brian, I had a question for you. Is there an easy way to "release" the cylinder scene in the Horikawa television robots? I have mine on Ebay and I'm afraid it's not selling because of this. Is there a trick, or someone you could refer me too that would know how to deal with this? I'm pretty mechanically inclined I just don't want to cause any more damage to the robot. An...