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PostSubject: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:07 pm

I am quite exited about these, that I found on Ebay, - the fowl look exactly like the old Schleich, but it only says "Made in Portugal" under them .
So I think the seller is right, they are made by Maia +Borges. They don`t put their name on the sealife either.
Also the figueres have the same silky feel as other M+B-figueres Shocked Very Happy

The dark rooster from "Made in Portugal" is plain brown, - the one from Schleich to the right for comparison.
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According to the seller these two horses are from "Borges". They look like Bully-horses, but not exactly.
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The old Bully-horse to the right for comparison
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These two were also in the bid. From Siku, the seller wrote, - can anyone confirm ?
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:51 pm

Nice figures my dear friend! :)

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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:02 pm

Very nice figures, mainly the farm birds!
You are turnin in our M&B expert! queen
Congratulations from your made in Portugal friend!cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:51 pm

:) :)
You will be very happy with your purchases

These are beautiful.
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:59 pm

Thankyou, guys king king king cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:03 pm

Seriously farming these days, aren't we Susanne? Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:08 pm

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Seriously farming these days, aren't we Susanne? Very Happy

Congrats

Laughing Yup ! I have app 800 squaremeters of stables with only 21 Canarie-birds in, so there is room for them geek lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:29 am

Congratulations Susanne, I love the hens and cockerels! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:55 am

Thank you, Harriet sunny
I love them, - they look so much like Schleich, I have to look under them so see the difference.


BTW, - it is a terrific idea that you have your name as "signature".
I wish all with funny IDs would do the same. My old brain finds it harder and harder to remember the names as we grow more "villagers" clown farao
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:58 am

Very nice finds,Susanne!They look childish,but they have a nice antique feeling! Very Happy

PS:I have no idea why,but my signatures have been invisible ever since I made my first one! pale
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:41 pm

Congratulations, you did an amazing shopping! As you can imagine, my favourites are the horses xD But I like them all! They are sooo cute!

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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:24 am

Very nice finds indeed!
The fact that they look like Schleich is not an accident, Maja & Borges made models for Schleich for many years, and have the permission to use a lot of their original moulds... Rolling Eyes

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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:12 am

WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Very nice finds indeed!
The fact that they look like Schleich is not an accident, Maja & Borges made models for Schleich for many years, and have the permission to use a lot of their original moulds... Rolling Eyes

I thought it was only the sealife Shocked
And had no idea that dey also made Bully-stuff.
But then Schleich and Bully are intertwined, as you told us Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Maia + Borges ????   Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:27 pm

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Hey, I have that duck on the right! Mine just says China though (and has a nasty seam on its butt), so I guess it's a knockoff. Cool models, I especially like the draft horses.
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