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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1530 on: June 12, 2010, 02:41:13 PM »
Great stuff, Primate. Happy Birthday buddy, btw!

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1531 on: June 13, 2010, 08:07:52 PM »
OK- here's a couple weekly finds, the first is a 6" soft plastic WHITE gorilla, it is like a squeakie toy with no squeaker.  I first was watching it on ebay, and it closed with no bids at $2.95, and I felt an overwhelming sense of loss.  When it was re-listed, I bid to win, and won it for $15.50 in quite heated bidding including an attempted last second snipe.  It has no markings whatsoever, and no indication of origin or year.  I am guessing 70s.  Would appreciate any comments or info on this....


Next I have a 1998 RKO King Kong ornament, abt 5" tall, MIP .  I think a friend who worked for paramount back then gave me a big box of stuff including a bunch of Star Trek stuff and 3 of these.  Is this worth anything?  I might look for the others.





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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1532 on: June 13, 2010, 08:40:08 PM »
The white gorilla is the Abominable Snowman from the old G.I. Joe set. 

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1533 on: June 13, 2010, 08:48:57 PM »
The white gorilla is the Abominable Snowman from the old G.I. Joe set. 
Yep, he was also cast in black as the Pygmy Gorilla from another Adventure Team set.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1534 on: June 13, 2010, 09:00:15 PM »
I really like the Kong ornament.  It is cool!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1535 on: June 13, 2010, 09:04:39 PM »
Yep, he was also cast in black as the Pygmy Gorilla from another Adventure Team set.
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Unbelievable, I should have known that though...I though I had a vague recollection of that guy from somewhere....god bless the UMA for being such an incredible resource of knowledge and wisdom.  I am eager to hear info and comment on the kong ornament.   Thanks!

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1536 on: June 13, 2010, 09:34:07 PM »
Indeed, the UMA is a knowledgeable crowd! I recall having the black version of that gorilla, and my mom used it as King Kong to decorate one of my birthday cakes. But as a foe for the much-taller GI Joe, he was rather disappointing!

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1537 on: June 14, 2010, 01:03:47 AM »
I remember another G I Joe Adventure team set with a mummy inside a green sarcophagus,I have one packed away somewhere.

I bought a couple of those Kong ornaments back when they came out. Here's a photo of mine.
I think they made another ornament that just said "King Kong" on it,too, but I didn't buy that one.


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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1538 on: June 14, 2010, 04:44:00 PM »
FINALLY! I've been wanting a SSE Dracula for a long time. Last week, I came across a great deal MIB at my price range, he arrived on Saturday. This is not his regular home, that is on a shelf in my closet (until I have my man cave). This is my only Sideshow and I'm thrilled to have Drac.



I got these two last summer but never posted a photo. They are an original '61 Frank and a '62 Drac, I absolutely love them. I painted Frank in October and Drac over the winter. You can't see in the photo, but I was going for that cheesy 70's vampire bluish dead skin tone for Drac. He ended up a little too blue. I may repaint him before Halloween. I also ditched the grassy field look in lieu of shades of darkness over a graveyard look. These were my first models in decades, just having fun. Again, not their display home.



Thanks for looking!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1539 on: June 14, 2010, 05:09:19 PM »
Congrats Baron. I know you've been jonzing for one of these SSE Dracs for a while.


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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1540 on: June 14, 2010, 05:11:24 PM »
Congrats Baron. I know you've been jonzing for one of these SSE Dracs for a while.


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Thanks OG, I see they are addictive. Now I'm thinking a SSE Nosferatu would make a perfect pair...Good luck with your Creature hunt...
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1541 on: June 14, 2010, 07:03:57 PM »
FINALLY! I've been wanting a SSE Dracula for a long time. Last week, I came across a great deal MIB at my price range, he arrived on Saturday. This is not his regular home, that is on a shelf in my closet (until I have my man cave). This is my only Sideshow and I'm thrilled to have Drac.



I got these two last summer but never posted a photo. They are an original '61 Frank and a '62 Drac, I absolutely love them. I painted Frank in October and Drac over the winter. You can't see in the photo, but I was going for that cheesy 70's vampire bluish dead skin tone for Drac. He ended up a little too blue. I may repaint him before Halloween. I also ditched the grassy field look in lieu of shades of darkness over a graveyard look. These were my first models in decades, just having fun. Again, not their display home.



Thanks for looking!


Very nice!!!!  ;D
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1542 on: June 14, 2010, 07:42:30 PM »
The silver screen  is sweet.  Until the cave is ready just throw him back into his "coffin". ;)

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1543 on: June 14, 2010, 08:59:14 PM »
Ahh, so thats what those Kong things are, ornaments!   i had saw them in someoens collections pics and always wondered.  Very cool!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1544 on: June 14, 2010, 09:26:21 PM »
Some goodies of recent purchase at the end of this thread:

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=4497.30