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The massive long awaited update will be live in the morning. There are thousands of Vintage items added to this incredible update. One sample photo below.
Quick note that our upcoming absolutely massive update is too much to do in one session. I am breaking the update into 3 parts. The first part is the Loose Star Wars figures and vehicles which was completed last night. Part 2 will be coming up soon.
With Rogue One coming out this week and the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars just months away this seems to be an excellent time to announce the launch of the project www.mrvintagestarwars.com.
MrVSW (short for www.mrvintagestarwars.com)
is an informational site under construction currently totally devoted
to all things Vintage Star Wars with a primary focus on the Kenner
toys. The difference with this site and the hundreds of others on the
web will be the insights and information come from the DEALER side of
the hobby. Too often I have read and seen sites that have posted
disinformation, inaccuracies and statements that are downright wrong. I
am hoping to help the collectors escape these trappings and get back to
the point of collecting, fun and enjoyment. As many of you know I am a
diehard collector of Star Wars (and other toy lines) since the movie
hit the screen as well as being a full time dealer since 1994. It is
from this perspective I hope to enlighten and entertain my fellow
collectors as well as give myself an outlet to enjoy my own collection
and the tons of fascinating toys that have come through my business.
These are things I hope to share with you all through the site, for
example over 100 Kenner toy commercials like the one at the bottom of
this message from our Youtube page as well as the Media Gallery from our site.
Over the years I have accumulated tons of photos, informational sources, data, articles and so much more that this site will enable me to post and share with my friends, customers and fellow collectors. We hope to add a section soon to enable you to share your photos to the site as well so you can show off and share your pictures and collections as well.
Click the link to get a full background on the purpose for this site.
am very excited to announce this launch of the site and am very hopeful
that you will enjoy the site as much as I do. While there is no
endgame I will be adding more content to the site until my dying days
and would love to have you guys along for the ride as well. While we
have put in place a solid foundation we are going to be adding endlessly
to the site as the content itself is endless. I look forward to
hearing from you with any comments, feedback, criticism and ideas for
this site. Also, I hope you visit the Facebook page
I have set up for the site to make announcements and such. Anyone
wishing to contribute or add to the site please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org as I am excited to add your ideas to the site.
May the Force be with You,Frank
We just posted hundreds of Vintage Star Wars Kenner figures, vehicles, playsets, coins and much more to the site. We got some great collections with POTF figures and some great items. Our main update, which has been long in coming, is being worked on right now. There will be hundreds of great Vintage items including some one of a kind items, displays and rare pieces. Keep checking back for updates here and on our Facebook page.
Today’s post is a rant rather than a normal toy related posting. After recent events I have to stake out a position here that is both painful but necessary. The issue at stake is Star Trek and CBS/Paramounts horrific 180 degree turn on the fans and fan made films. There are a number of fantastic fan funded and made series of Star Trek shows such as Phase 2, Continues and Axanar to name a few. Paramount (and CBS), after 50 years of supporting their fan base to a praiseworthy degree, has sued Axanar and now issued its own “rules” to the fans of what they can and cannot do. While I expect this behavior from Lucasfilm or Saul Zaentz (Lord of the Rings) this is an unfathomable position for the Star Trek owners to take given its history and the true meaning of the franchise. Fans, and fans alone, kept the franchise alive during the dark years and Paramount nurtured and supported them for decades. To now turn on them is craven and a sign of the worst of corporate greed run amok.
As a result I urge all of you to join in a boycott of both the new Star Trek film and the upcoming series from CBS. While I hate to miss both of these events it is clear that money, and the loss of it, is the only thing Paramount and CBS cares about. It is with great sorrow and pain that I take this position against the new creators of Star Trek. If this is the direction they wish to take they can go it alone.
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Just a quick update to upcoming news and events. First off we found a fantastic warehouse find of Vintage Mattel He-Man Masters of the Universe toys. Those will be going on the site later this week. Photos will be posted here shortly.
Second our fantastic once every few years SALE of SALES is coming this week! Should be starting tomorrow, Tuesday. Details will be here and in our newsletter shortly.
Third we have a different kind of news bit coming later this summer. A new website will be launching very soon and details will be here shortly.
Keep checking here for more details!
We are running a fantastic sale on some Transformers starting now and for 4 days only, ending Friday night. Check out the sale by clicking on the Deals link at the top of any page.
As promised the update is ready to go here on Monday March 28, 2016. It is primarily a Star Wars update with about 200+ MOC figures and some MIB Vehicles and Playsets. There are nearly 1000 loose figures and Vehicles and Playsets as well. There is a complete run of the original 21 figures plus duplicates in various conditions from AFA 85 to C-7. Same with the loose stuff; there is a wide range of conditions, grades and prices for all levels of collectors. Check it out, you will not be disappointed. There are other items such as Battlestar Galactica (of course), Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet, some Joes, Megos, MOTU and much more.
Oh, and the last photo I promised. This one is the 12 Back run.