Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes

Oooh! Prehistoric mammal FigureFrenzy today! And quite the range of figures and companies while we’re at it! Let’s see! Starlux Deinotherium Our first figure is the elephant-like Deinotherium Starlux, released in 1973 with the item number FS40044. It was probably the first decent representative figure of the genus, and some of that is pretty clear.Continue reading “Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes”

Vault Tales 130 Starlux Edaphosaurus

Today’s post I am going to look at a figure that was one of my personal grails…and I was happy to eventually get it. It is, as the title says, another Starlux figure, the Edaphosaurus. This figure was first produced in 1983, making it one of their more recent releases (as a group, Starlux newContinue reading “Vault Tales 130 Starlux Edaphosaurus”

Vault Tales 126 ToyTrio Megalictis, Dromedary, Helicoprion

Sometimes a Toy Trio has a theme, something that links them together. Maybe it’s a taxonomic theme, or a geographic theme, or maybe their respective companies have something in common. And sometimes, the only connection is ‘animal figure that is in my collection’. This trio is one of those latter ones. These are seriously allContinue reading “Vault Tales 126 ToyTrio Megalictis, Dromedary, Helicoprion”

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 85 Starlux Nothosaurus (2nd version)

Who makes it? French company Starlux. It’s part of their second series, item number FS40095. When did it come out? This particular model was released in 1981. It seems more vintage than that…the whole line has that same look. Still available? Unfortunately no, although there were rumours of a revision of the Starlux figures inContinue reading “Vault tales 85 Starlux Nothosaurus (2nd version)”