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    1985 AFA 90 Tape Sealed

  • Transformers Series 2 Dinobot Grimlock

    1985 AFA 90 Tape Sealed

  • Transformers Series 3 Decpticon jet Scourge

    1986 AFA 85 Tape Sealed First Release

  • Transformers Series 3 Decpticon Jet Cyclonus

    1986 AFA 85 Tape Sealed Blue Ear Variant First Release

  • Transformers Series 2 Decpticon Jet Thrust

    1985 AFA 90 Tape Sealed

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Nov 9 2018

Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Metal Plates Trailer

In our last post we discussed the light blue trailer Optimus Prime in the error box. Today we will discuss the metal plates Optimus Prime Trailer in a regular TM box. As most G1 collectors know there are several variants of Optimus Prime. Probably the most sought after is the metal plates trailer. What makes…

Nov 2 2018

Transformers G1 1984 Error Box Optimus Prime AFA 80

Today we will open up a discussion on Optimus Prime. Most of us know that the first Prime released under the Transformers brand was the 1984 Tractor Trailer released in the US in 1984. There are a few variants that were released. The first release was the “Error Box” release. This box has the radar…