Vault Tales 157 ToyTrio Glyphoderma, Nothosaurus, more Nothosaurs!

So today will be all Triassic marine reptiles! And all are relatively small figures, in the tube-size range or so. Some great ones, some…not really. But it’s not a common type of figure, so still great to have! Bin Figure Nothosaurs I’ll start with what is (originally) the oldest figure, and, yeah, the weakest one.Continue reading “Vault Tales 157 ToyTrio Glyphoderma, Nothosaurus, more Nothosaurs!”

Vault tales 156 Run the Set Play Visions Prehistoric Reptiles

Okay, so here’s a Run the Set for one of those sets that lots of collectors know about, and everybody wants…but can prove difficult to actually get anymore. It’s the Play Visions Prehistoric Marine Reptiles (aka Marine Dinosaurs…ugh) set, from 1998 and discontinued soon after. Play Visions was noteworthy at the time…and notorious now…for theirContinue reading “Vault tales 156 Run the Set Play Visions Prehistoric Reptiles”

Vault tales 109 – Clades – “Stegocephalia”

So we’re back with another ‘clades’ post, and this one is a very unique one, which requires one heck of a caveat! In this case, it is figures labelled as ‘Stegocephalia’ in my collection database–informal labels, not truly clades. If I was going to discuss all of the stegocephalians, well, it would cover the entirelyContinue reading “Vault tales 109 – Clades – “Stegocephalia””

Vault tales 59 Play Visions Elasmosaurus

Who makes it? Play Visions, as part of their classic Prehistoric Marine Reptiles series. The elasmosaur is number 6 if you’re curious. When did it come out? The figure is stamped 1998 so…1998? Still available? As with other excellent marine reptile sets, this one is discontinued. It has been for some time now. It hasContinue reading “Vault tales 59 Play Visions Elasmosaurus”

Vault tales #25 Play Visions Placodus

Who makes it? Play Visions, as part of a bin figure set of prehistoric marine reptiles. It has a stamp of #1 on it When did it come out? The figure is stamped 1998, so go with that! Still available? They were discontinued in the early 2000s, although they still show up in the occasionalContinue reading “Vault tales #25 Play Visions Placodus”