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PostSubject: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:46 pm

For a long time I was looking for the grey classics mammuth. I did have the black one, but didn`t see the grey one on Ebay.

However, before christmas I got another great prehistoric classic, - the last one of the brightly coloured dinos, and I was very happy Very Happy

Then last month they suddenly appeared in great hordes on Ebay.de. Lots and lots !!!!!

It was a bittersweet feeling to see so many of my painfully collected gems for sale Shocked
There were sets with all the dinos + the mammuth, and they were also sold separately.
After a while the prices fell, obviously the marked was saturated.
So I bought a set of them all. Hurray, inclusive the grey mammuth. So now I have both :

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But I got a chock when I saw the dinoes, - they looked like REAL plastic : Shiny and "plasticcy"
Here you can see the ones I had before, nice with subdues colours, and then the new ones.
The seller had told me, she had found 190 of them on a fleamarket !

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When they arrived here, my first thought was that they were copies What a Face
But then I discovered that they were marked differently. They had the Schleich-mark on them, and not the old Bendie-mark :
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So now I wonder when they were made...

According to Gascher`s the grey mammuth and the coloured dionoes were made in the years 79 - 90, and the black mammuth 91-94. But the oldest ones surely look very new.... Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:02 pm

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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:09 pm

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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:29 pm

Congratulations! The mammoths are so nice cheers

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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:50 pm

They are wonderful Susanne! Very Happy

COngrats!

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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:59 pm

Thank you Harriet and Philip flower
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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:16 pm

Congratulations. They are all great. Great finds.
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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:40 pm

Thank you for the new information and wonderful photos, and congratulations, Susanne... cheers Yes, the sudden "flooding" of eBay.de with these dino sets has rendered them affordable. I have a set of other classics coming from "rosenrot" and I see that "tuscheltusch" whom I have done several deals with and is a very good seller, also has been offering lots of them. So many, in fact, that I have to wonder if she isn't the fourth production facility for Schleich AG... Wink
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PostSubject: Re: The classics mammuth   Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:15 pm

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Thank you for the new information and wonderful photos, and congratulations, Susanne... cheers Yes, the sudden "flooding" of eBay.de with these dino sets has rendered them affordable. I have a set of other classics coming from "rosenrot" and I see that "tuscheltusch" whom I have done several deals with and is a very good seller, also has been offering lots of them. So many, in fact, that I have to wonder if she isn't the fourth production facility for Schleich AG... Wink



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