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Re: Happy New year. Check out my new post on the Imperial Shuttle at www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby retrotoyinfo » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:57 am

Hi,

Check out my new post on the 1984 Imperial Shuttle, one of the best vintage toys made in my opinion.

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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk. New post on the ROTJ Imperial Shuttle

Postby retrotoyinfo » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:04 am

Hi All,

I created a new post on the 1984 Imperial Shuttle vehicle at www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk. I love this toy. The post took me a while as I wanted to reference as many catalogs as possible, as well as explain all the International versions. The original Kenner TV advert is viewable too.

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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby Paullaura » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:28 am

Some really cool pics and info on there. Good read.

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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby spoons » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:56 pm

Congratulations - a big undertaking and looks great!
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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby retrotoyinfo » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:08 pm

Thanks for the comments. Check out my new post on the Star Wars vintage diecast vehicles.

I was going to include the ESB diecast vehicles, but the post kept growing. I will cover those in a future post.

http://retrotoyinfo.co.uk/index.php/tag/diecast/
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Re: Happy New year. My new blog at www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby retrotoyinfo » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:10 pm

Check out my new post today on the vintage Kenner diecast vehicles.

http://retrotoyinfo.co.uk/index.php/tag/diecast/
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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby retrotoyinfo » Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:19 pm

It's not Star Wars but just made a post on my website www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk about the toys made based on Disney's Tron movie.

TOMY was very interested to become the licensee for the Tron toys to test the market after the success of Kenner's Star Wars 3 3/4" figures. The Tron figures are on the same basic scale, but the figures stood about 4" tall. TOMY produced only four figures and two light cycle toys, a very small range but they have gained a certain cult following.
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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby Capetown » Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:13 pm

I'm going to move this thread to the more appropriate 'Links' section now. :)

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Re: Started a blog www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk

Postby subzero » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:21 pm

retrotoyinfo wrote:It's not Star Wars but just made a post on my website http://www.retrotoyinfo.co.uk about the toys made based on Disney's Tron movie.

TOMY was very interested to become the licensee for the Tron toys to test the market after the success of Kenner's Star Wars 3 3/4" figures. The Tron figures are on the same basic scale, but the figures stood about 4" tall. TOMY produced only four figures and two light cycle toys, a very small range but they have gained a certain cult following.


Interestingly, they also released a Tomytronic 3D electronic handheld game ( Sky Attack ) which seemed to be heavily influenced by a mix of Tron and also Star Wars in terms of the ship/vehicle designs in the game.
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