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Hi, I am Canadian now retired and living in Central Mexico. Growing up in the 1960's is where my collecting began from television series like Man from U.N.C.L.E. ThHi, I am Canadian now retired and living in Central Mexico. Growing up in the 1960's is where my collecting began from television series like Man from U.N.C.L.E. The Invaders, The Time tunnel and many others. I received my first train set from my uncle and have been into trains ever since. (Read more)


  1. Hey Terry, Made in Japan tin windups cover a lot of different themes. A quick rundown as found on the internet. Collectors today search for the 1945-1975 toys that have bright graphics, unusual s...
  2. No Phil it wasn't me.
  3. Hi TerryL, Sorry I don't follow the newer Lionel remakes and never really got into their race car sets. I was into the Eldon, Strombreker... 1/32 o guage until the HO guage Aurora sets came out. Us...
  4. You've got a good mixture of gems there!!
  5. I have always liked collecting the food product items. At one time I had a few table top hockey games with the metal hockey players. Eagle was my favorite as the players had the offical NHL team logo...
  6. Both sets are independent as you have mentioned Terry. The collector referes to them as set A and set B. I love the different sets from the 1960s. I have the full 60 coin dog set and the 20 coin Figh...
  7. Hi TerryL are you working on both sets? Space magic and space orbits. Both of my sets are incomplete I haven't been working on them for awhile.
  8. Fort how do you secure your tires on the loose ones that you have? I just wrap some plumbers tape around the hubs then slide the tire back on. It then fits good and snug and the tape is hidden from si...
  9. Eventually you will find the field radio Fort. This is good that you have extra accessories. The Green Beret is one Joe I will continue to search for to add new ones to my small collection.
  10. Your writeups are always so interesting!!
  11. You always have great vinyl!!
  12. awesome collection so many boxed figures and the Jed Gibson is a great piece.
  13. I just got my first Green Beret this last November he is missing the field radio and his beret. Very minimal play wear. I've been on the lookout for quite sometime and finally found one. You are right...
  14. Thanks for sharing the love. blunderbuss2, Watchsearcher, vetraio50, Vynil33rpm six-0-one, fortapache, Manikin, dav2no1, jscott0363
  15. This is a great looking piece Scotty!!
  16. For sure Watchsearcher so many toys in the 1960's along with all the Television series. In the warmer weather we had breakfast and spent the whole day playing outside grabbing a quick lunch. It was gr...
  17. Watchsearcher I used to live for a soft ice cream cone. The times sure changed growing up in the 1960's was great.
  18. Fortapache the commer van I will try to buy anytime I have an opportunity.
  19. A very nice grouping of regular wheel goodness!!
  20. Hey Scotty so true how we are more beat up than some of them are. It's a wonder how some survived all these years we played hard with them. They were meant to be played with. I really do love them the...
  21. Racer4four, kwqd, clockerman, aura, Vynil33rpm, fortapache, jscott0363, dav2no1, Newfld, vetraio50, RichmondLori thank you for sharing the love.
  22. It fits right in with the other regular wheels on your shelf. My first regular wheel was a hand me down in the 1960's
  23. Hey thanks clockerman much appreciated
  24. Yes Vynil33rpm it is the record from the Gi Joe Space Capsule set.
  25. Found it I like it> Very nice
  26. Hi Vynil33rpm I don't have the record as of yet. The original red colored record came in an envelope with a flap with a hole in the flap to fit over the neck of the capsule. There are also 3 other c...
  27. Thanks fortapache I have another capsule without the box for a few years. I was in the right place when I got the boxed capsule. They don't seem to show up that much.
  28. Hey Scotty thanks. I'll post it sometime in the New Year!!
  29. Thanks Fortapache I'll check the mark again I was thinking that it is the 65 Joe and with the smaller head it more than likely is the 1964. I have a question for you on your Gi Joe brown motorcycle si...
  30. It took me 60 + years to finally be blessed Scotty. Time to enjoy watching them grow up. I hope that one day soon you will be a proud grandpa.
  31. I'm happy to be back Scotty it's been too long to be away. I love this sculpture!!
  32. Hey Scotty good to hear that all is well with you. I have missed the group great people with wonderful items and sharing kind words always. I've been catching up on posts your dog collection seems to ...
  33. Hi FortApache, I'm looking at a similar bike online being aware that there is a reproduced model also. Does yours have any IRWIN markings anywhere on the body?
  34. It's like your first solo flight you got through it and picked up some experience along the way. Very nicely done!!
  35. 1100 cubic centimeter motor. I believe this is the only style lesney produced with no variations. Yours is in excellent condition!!
  36. Thank you Phil. much appreciated!!
  37. Thanks fortapache! I thought it was neat when I saw it and since it was a talking view master something I never had before and also the reels were space related I picked it up.
  38. Thomas I haven't seen the new documentary as of yet. I will search for it, will be good to see. Have a good day my friend!!
  39. Vynil33rpm thanks so much. I remember watching the moon landing on the TV with all the family gathered around a good memory!
  40. A labor of love from Rod Stewart a lot of respect for him doing pretty well everything himself and who could really do the work better then the builder and model railroader enthusiast!!
  41. You have 2 oil tankers which is a bonus. All the other 4 pieces seem to be from the original set with the exception of the orange colored Shell oil tanker. Many sets would get mixed up from being oper...
  42. I've seen the stretchers before this is a first for me seeing the removable blanket awesome!!
  43. Thanks iggy I hope that all is well out your way.
  44. Hey Toyrebel, thank you. I've been admiring your vehicles very nice collection!!
  45. Hi Ken, it's great to return and catch up with you and all the awesome collectors again. For sure the truck has been well preserved since the 1960's. I am trying to find them in the best condition tha...
  46. Hey Thomas my friend great to hear from you. It's good to be back and catch up with old friends!!
  47. yougottahavestuff, Gnat, Rick55, Chevelleman69, betweenthelens, bobby725, Trey, Nicefice, fortapache, Casperkid, lisa, PhilDMorris, oficialfuel, rniederman, vintagelamp, jscott0363, vetraio50, Roycro...
  48. Thank you fortapache. I would like to find the black wheel one and if by luck the variation with the grey cement mixer.
  49. This is great that you have the stretchers for both ambulances!
  50. My dad used to play some of his albums and also Al Hirt.
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