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“In a thousand years, even you may be worth something!”
“‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ toys and merchandise were somewhat hard-to-find treasures when the film became a box-office sensation back in 1981.”
“Some minifigs … can sell for as much as $200, Masek said. One of the most expensive items he ever sold was a $1,500 mint condition Millennium Falcon.”
“Stikfas ball-and-joint model kits have sold over four million figures since their 2001 launch. … (Metalgraves) will consist of six figures, including complex ball-and-joint models that echo Stikfas’ simpler toys.”
Minifig, maxi profit.
“… the runaway success of a range of £2 lucky dip figurines aimed at those with pocket money to burn had provided the building blocks for a record year for the Danish toymaker.”
The Ranieri collection.
“The 77-year-old Great Falls man had few toys as a kid growing up in Black Eagle. … Now facing some health issues, Ranieri decided to part with nearly all of his estimated 1,500 to 2,000 toys.”
Detroit Toy Stories.
“Toys are such personal items … We all have that favorite toy from our childhood, we all have those memories, and what we want to do is share very specific stories with our visitors.”
“Each set will cost $750, with all of the proceeds going to the Pablove Foundation and Alex’s Lemonade Stand, two charitable organizations dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.”
Elliot Handler, RIP.
“It’s just great he was able to be around this long, to see the collectivity of what he invented … People were coming to him 40 years later, saying, ‘I wrote this book about something you invented.'”
“… it’s hard to imagine a time without Lego …”
“If you have six 2×4 Lego bricks of the same color, they can be stacked 915,103,765 different ways.”
“… toy soldiers were all us boys played with back then.”
“Lee, 87, began collecting toy soldiers at age 8.”