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Photo copped from eBay - see seller nickismia's OTHER cool stuff! . . . THE collectibles of the new millennium are the
charming, disarming, and often crude inoffensive and/or offensive solid or hollow PLASTIC FIGURES - usually what toymakers call "knockoffs" - which represent the best and worst of entrepeneurial HONG KONG from the fifties to 1999's takeover by Mainland Communist China.
Since literally billions of copies of American and european plastic figures were knocked off in thousands of copy
poses and color variations, it MAY take most of the 21st century to collect, or even catalog them. The figures we are dedicated to ARE all MARKED "Hong Kong" without exception , however; that means we're dealing with a CLOSED UNIVERSE here!! THIS LIST, begun by an erstwhile, part-time collector of plastic figures (since 1955), will serve as a clearing house for a small but dedicated coterie of plasticsfanatics.
MAYBE YOU CAN BE ONE OF US!!
KEY WORDS: polyethelene polythene styrene celluloid figurines hummel toys soldier army men armymen playset figure toy soldiers miniature copy copies knock off knockoffs miniatures playsets polythene polyethylene styrene reissue dreamwish marx palmer rel ideal renwal tootsietoy transogram palmer pyro plasco archer elastolin britains herald reamsa johillco durso lineol hausser timmee tim mee processed dinosaur rubber arco mattel remco timpo plasty swappett swoppet replicant reproduction reproduced copied auburn dell plasticraft beton ajax dom bergen breyers belsen payton hagen-renaker cohn superior MPC Duro Empress MP Domplast linde brumberger kinder airfix britains charbens cherilea MPC Miner charbens Jecsan jean jim vilco neoform chialu nardi NVA DDR composition rubber figurines copies

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  • Toys
  • May 22, 1999
  • English

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