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Tag: G1 Transformers

Dec 26 2018

Transformers G1 Poster Box Astrotrain and Blitzwing

1986 was the start and finish of two eras for the Transformers line during the G1 run. First a full length action packed movie! With the movie we lost many of our series 1 and series 2 characters. Although some would stick around a little longer in both toy form and in the show. In…

Dec 13 2017

1987 G1 Transformers Targetmasters Artfire and Stepper

From my personal collection I will share two of my favorite Japanese Exclusive figures, Artfire and Stepper. Both of these figures are retools of Autobot Cars. Artfire is a retool of the Inferno mold from series 2 while Stepper is a retool of the Jazz mold from series 1. Both of these Transformers are still…

Nov 6 2017

AFA 95 Transformers G1 Sideswipe

  I am very pleased to show off my newest addition to my collection. I recently received a gift from my friend Chris Arriola. He knows I love the G1 cars and had a perfect example of a G1 Sideswipe. When he first sent it to me I thought it was the nicest looking Transformer…

Sep 25 2017

Transformers G1 Sticker Corrected Soundwave

It is my esteemed pleasure to bring you a small discovery in the world of Transformers collecting! Earlier this year (2/17) a good friend of mine Chris Arriola called me in high spirits, speaking feverishly of a previously unknown G1 variant of a very popular first series character. He explained that in the fashion of…

Sep 21 2017

Transformers G1 1987 Mail-Away Minibots

In early 2016 I found a set of mail away Minibots still sealed in their packaging with the mailer box. I purchased them from the sister of the original owner. She kept all of her brothers toys. He opened all his store purchased toys, but none of the mail-aways. She wanted to remove the labels…

Aug 29 2017

Finding A G1 Transformers Collection

A kind older man named Gerry (with some truly intuitive foresight) purchased some G1 Transformers back in 1984 while attending Indiana University in Bloomington IN. During a weekend trip away from college in my hometown of Terre Haute, he saw two children almost coming to blows in a department store over a Transformer. Acting on…