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These Asterix toy leaflets showcase most of the range in all their Gaulish beauty

These Asterix toy leaflets showcase most of the range in all their Gaulish beauty

I picked up these two Asterix toy leaflets from the 80s off eBay recently. This is a toy range that I held dear to my heart even though I think I only had one other friend who was into them back in the day. The…

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This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

I recently got this Zoids leaflet off eBay. It’s French but the pictures are in English ;-). I love ephemera things like this. Small leaflets that are meant to be thrown away but which contain beautiful imagery of all the products in the range. There…

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This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

When I got this Matchbox catalogue off eBay, I just kept turning the pages and my “wow”s just kept getting louder. So many awesome products in this one little catalogue. And it only cost 5p back in the day! Feast your eyes on what is…

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Transformers Legacy: A book review

Transformers Legacy: A book review

Transformers Legacy: The Art of Transformers Packaging. This book was first advertised about 9 months ago as far as I remember. And it got delayed once too. So the pressure was on for it to be worth the wait, when it finally arrived a couple…

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Argos catalogues from the 70s, 80s and 90s

Argos catalogues from the 70s, 80s and 90s

Big news today… I’ve uploaded all the PDFs I have in my Argos catalogue collection. Like most people, I get that warm fuzzy feeling when you think back to Christmases past and all the exciting presents you got. For me, one of the big parts…

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