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Marx Dinosaurs Large Mold Group PL-749 1955-1959

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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
    (2112 items)

    Moving on with Marx Dinosaurs 101. These were the first dinosaurs Marx produced and they were joined later that year by the medium mold group (posted yesterday) and the small mold group (soon to be posted).
    This set included from left to right, Kronosaurus the aquatic dinosaur. In photo 3 is what a Kronosaurus should look like. The Marx version had too thin of a neckBrontosaurus the big sauropod. The name is brontosaurus and brontosaurus is the name.
    Last is the pot bellied Tyrannosaurus Rex. This one went extinct after 1959 to be replaced by the sleek Tyrannosaurus Rex. This one is based on a turn of the century recreation plus it used too much plastic.
    Marx made five groups of prehistoric creatures so there are three more to go. Plus some playsets.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Cool, I love these.
      It's amazing what evolves at Marx!
    2. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much racer4four. There are companies still making recasts of these.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      iggy
      racer4four
      kyratango
      Newfld
      TassieDevil
    4. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Caperkid
      nutsabotas6
    5. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 2 years ago
      These are great. They remind me of those plastic molds of animals from Mold-A-Rama machines. They were big at zoos in the 1970s.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much betweenthelens. Those were a sort of blowmold if I recall.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Jlmam
      dlpetersen
      betweenthelens
    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you Poire.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.

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