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AFA 85 Megatron MISB
  • Transformers Series 2 Dinobot Swoop

    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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The items represented in this gallery are the elite selections from hard fought collections accumulated by members of the hobby that possess a deeper meaning of rarity and value. Artistic appreciation of the vintage line is held in the highest esteem. Affiliates of this site have made it their life’s work to share treasures with the collecting community, and many of the pieces seen here are available for acquisition.

Additionally, over the last ten years we have been fortunate enough to procure many of the most important vintage Transformers collections that have surfaced. We take great pride in our ability to accommodate any circumstances that come with the selling of these childhood memories. If you are interesting in selling or consigning a collection, small or large, you will find no better resource than IamRatchet.com.

Apr 1 2019

Karl Hartman Introduces A New Guide

Karl Hartman is a legend in the Transformers collecting hobby. He and his brother Jon started Botcon in 1994 introducing the first Transformers convention for collectors to gather. The success of the show led to a convention being held every year until 2016 when Hasbro pulled the plug on it. Maybe one day it will…

Mar 12 2019

1986 Transformers Mail Away Offer Mirage and Ratchet

Transformers 1986 would be the new beginning for some characters, and it would also mark the end to several others that we came to love. That would include the two that are shown today. Autobots Ratchet and Mirage. After the retail offering of the series 1 cars in 1985 Hasbro introduced some back to us…