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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 19 2018

Transformers G1 NGB Bluestreak and Jazz

Hasbro’s Transformers toy line launched in 1984 and as we have discussed in past posts the series 1 figures all came from a Takara toy line. Here in this post we are going to show you early examples of Bluestreak and Jazz. These two figures , shown below, are unique not by the toy itself…

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…

Jul 31 2018

1985 Transformers Series 2 Tracks in Catalog Shipper

The wonderful world of Transformers was in full swing in 1984. By 1985 Transformers were one of the hottest toys on the market. In the 80’s large department stores sent out a catalog of the products they offered. The catalog outdates Transformers by almost a century but that is a different story. People could browse…

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 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…