Vault Tales 227 FigureFrenzy Cheetah, Iguanodon, Milkfish, Sifaka, Sturgeon

Well, today is about as random as they’re going to get. All over the place in terms of species, quality, brand, materials…Kind of like my actual collection, it can be kind of all over the place! Schleich Bayala Arelan Cheetah Our first figure is a Cheetah from Schleich, but not one of the wildlife figures.Continue reading “Vault Tales 227 FigureFrenzy Cheetah, Iguanodon, Milkfish, Sifaka, Sturgeon”

Vault Tales 216 Run the Set Wild Republic Bouncy Ball Sharks

So weird set today–and proof that amazing figures and sets can come from very, very dumb places. I am sure that most people are familiar with Wild Republic–their merch is ubiquitous in shops at zoos, aquariums, museums and science centres…and has also infiltrated regular toy shops and ‘impulse’ toy sections in other stores. These days,Continue reading “Vault Tales 216 Run the Set Wild Republic Bouncy Ball Sharks”

Vault tales #28 K&M International Red Salamander

Who makes it? The company is called Wild Republic now, but back in the day, the good figures were K&M International. That’s what this salamander is branded as, part of their ‘medium’ size rubber salamander set. Item number 20757 When did it come out? Unlike many of the more obscure ones, the stamp makes thisContinue reading “Vault tales #28 K&M International Red Salamander”

Vault tales 16 Wild Republic Sockeye Salmon

Who makes it? Wild Republic as part of their Canadian Wildlife tube, number unknown. When did it come out? From what I could find, 2007 Still available? And from the same research, the set is discontinued so…nope. Sorry. This is a bit of a shame for reasons I’ll get into below! Where can it beContinue reading “Vault tales 16 Wild Republic Sockeye Salmon”