Author Topic: Show off your Weekly Finds.  (Read 870147 times)

raycastile

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #870 on: May 28, 2009, 08:05:59 PM »
I would love to be in a pew when you ask for some.

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Priest: "Certainly.  For what purpose do you need it?"

Nicole: (Thinking that lying is bad enough, let alone in the House of God and to a person of the cloth, no less)...."Umm, *whispers* Vampires."   :D


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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #871 on: June 01, 2009, 12:19:30 PM »
Well, I don't have a camera to show, but yesterday I picked up a set of the monster balls that featured wolfman, mummy, frank, and dracula.  they're pretty old, dated 1959. still in it's original package.  Payed 12 bucks for it.  Seemed like a good deal so I took it. 

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #872 on: June 02, 2009, 06:24:37 AM »
Are you sure that date's not 1995?  I don't remember ever hearing of any toy related monster that old.  If so, we would VERY much like to see pictures when you can get a chance.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #873 on: June 02, 2009, 06:33:58 AM »


The date on the Monster Balls package-1959- is Universal's copyright renewal date, not the date of manufacture, which was the 1990s.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #874 on: June 02, 2009, 10:02:15 AM »

The date on the Monster Balls package-1959- is Universal's copyright renewal date, not the date of manufacture, which was the 1990s.

UUUU Hu  UUUU Hu  He said Monster Balls.  ;D

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #875 on: June 04, 2009, 02:11:54 AM »
Distributed by ILLCO TOY CO.
1941, Renewed 1959 Universal Pictures Company Inc.

This is what it says on the back. I just assumed it meant it was reproduced in '59
I really need to get a camera.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #876 on: June 04, 2009, 05:59:48 AM »
Here's a pic of the Frankensttein one:


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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #877 on: June 04, 2009, 02:55:55 PM »
Distributed by ILLCO TOY CO.
1941, Renewed 1959 Universal Pictures Company Inc.

This is what it says on the back. I just assumed it meant it was reproduced in '59
I really need to get a camera.

"Renewed" generally refers to the year a film company renewed the copyright on a film; most of the Universal Monsters were renewed in the late 1950s and early 1960s.  These are dates that generally don't pop up on too many recent UM items (at least that I have seen), but on occasion they do.  Generally on today's merchandise it will say that the UMs are copyright Universal Studios and that the likenesses belong to certain estates, etc.  But, release and renewal dates do pop up ever so often.  In fact, I learned many renewal dates for the UMs by looking at monster toys/collectibels.  Hope that helps.


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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #878 on: June 04, 2009, 07:17:36 PM »
UUUU Hu  UUUU Hu  He said Monster Balls.  ;D




Well, I could have brought up the Phantom's organ, you know...





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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #879 on: June 04, 2009, 10:20:59 PM »



Well, I could have brought up the Phantom's organ, you know...





Better that you brought it up than got it up.  (sorry)
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #880 on: June 04, 2009, 10:33:28 PM »
She asked "Why is your organ so small?"

He replied, "I didn't know I would be playing in a cathedral."

Vicky didn't laugh at all...
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #881 on: June 04, 2009, 11:22:22 PM »
well, it was still a cool find for me. :)

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #882 on: June 04, 2009, 11:35:03 PM »
Hey, lewd jokes aside, that would be a cool find for me, too!  Closest I ever had was a Madballs werewolf, which could only resemble the Wolf Man if Universal had been bought out by the Garbage Pail Kids.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #883 on: June 04, 2009, 11:42:59 PM »
I thought I might find something cool at Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash in Red Bank NJ today... but they now have a Humans Only policy that I found offensive so I refused to go inside.

Plus they closed an hour before I got there.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #884 on: June 06, 2009, 08:19:35 AM »
I thought I might find something cool at Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash in Red Bank NJ today... but they now have a Humans Only policy that I found offensive so I refused to go inside.

Plus they closed an hour before I got there.

LOL...

I didn't know you were in my neck of the woods. I work like 10 minutes from The Stash...