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PostSubject: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:59 pm

So here is the one and only plant release of 2015, the impressive Madagascan Baobab tree!  

This is another exotic tree to add to our collections but alas no Madagascan animals.......wait for 2016 (hopefully)... Very Happy Very Happy  Schleich made the African Baobab which is a more common species on mainland continent African whereas this is the taller, slimmer Madagascan species.

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:01 pm


It looks really nice and I also hope for some darker leafs.

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:01 pm

Impressive!


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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:03 pm

cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:29 pm

Interesting

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 6:26 pm

Interesting. But what size ??

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 6:35 pm

I like it but like Schliech's better...

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:31 pm

Nice! cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:10 pm

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I like it but like Schliech's better...

Schleich's was an African Baobab which is a completely different species. CollectA were going to make that species but it was decided to make the taller and different looking Madagascan species. Very Happy


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Madagascan Baobab (Grandidier's baobab) - Adansonia grandidieri

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:39 pm

Interesting Very Happy Applause Wink sunny
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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:23 pm

I love it. I would like more different greens. I hope to see more pictures. As Miguel says I'm also interested in the size of the model. Numaan, do you know it?

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:25 pm

I actually like it a lot more than Schleich version. And I find it also a more interesting species choice than regular African baobab. The Madagascar species has very interesting form and the figure shows it perfectly.  Applause
Only, like the others, I dislike the bright green leaves, that's not realistic colour. I think it gives it more plastic look. study

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:24 pm

Thanks for the information Numaan. I did not know they were different. Very good job on that species of Baobab tree.

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:33 pm

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:24 am

No it dosent look like the Schelichs, but I love it too!
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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:43 pm

Interesting, that's the effect of making a species that doesn't fit with common sense. Usually, being exotic also means less attractive. Though, I really admire that the philosophy of showing something different was used in plants collection. I find the replica of a very decent quality, however it will probably regarded for general market as a poor looking work when it is not. For me the unusual species choice is a plus, the only minus is that the impact of that tree in shelves won't be impressive, I guess. Definitively, another common African baobab was not needed . Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:15 am

...For collectors Collecta was #1 in 2014 and Collecta is #1 now in 2015 exclamation exclamation exclamation exclamation Applause Applause Applause Applause

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:22 pm

Hurray, another tree model from Collecta!!!
Marvellous surprise for me, the tree collector!

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:53 pm

Here are two updated photos for you showing changes to the leaf colouring.

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:55 pm

Looks much better and more realistic! Very Happy
Looks like a very big tree.

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:21 pm

I like it very much Very Happy Thanks!

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:02 pm

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Interesting. But what size ??

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As Miguel says I'm also interested in the size of the model. Numaan, do you know it?

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:17 pm

I just asked Collecta that question a couple days ago and they told me that it is 35 cm tall! I definitely like it better now with the darker leaves.

I also suggested to Collecta to try doing a Sabre Tree. They said they would seriously consider it!
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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:23 pm

I would love to get one !!!! bounce bounce cheers

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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Thu Dec 11, 2014 1:36 am

Amazing! So life-like. And the details... fabulous!


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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Thu Dec 11, 2014 3:25 am

This is kind of off-topic, but just to be sure, all these Collecta 2015 and final releases topics have covered every last CollectA model, right? Every one??
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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:20 am

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This is kind of off-topic, but just to be sure, all these Collecta 2015 and final releases topics have covered every last CollectA model, right? Every one??

That's right!


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PostSubject: Re: FINAL RELEASES - CollectA 2015: PLANT LIFE - Madagascan (Giant) Baobab Tree (89795)   Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:10 pm

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