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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:22 pm

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OK Roger,
I have too, lion, elephant,zebra, giraffe.

I will search tomorrow, I'll take some pictures.
I'll look at the year of manufacture.

The year of manufacture is VERY important: it tells exactly which exact line it belongs to. The SIZE is important as well, since my Tiger is a lot bigger than yours, which proves that they are from two different lines. study

By the way, Roger: the Smilodon is 1989 and the Arctic Wolf is 1987. You forgot to mention it on TAI.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:06 pm

Other two pictures:

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:43 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:56 pm

A very impressive collection of Imperial models Applause

It is nice to see them together. Those pictures give a good impression of the sizes and styles of the brand Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:51 pm

I'M SO JEALOUS!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:51 pm

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When the little Imperial Wildlife animals will be put on TAI, Roger will have to seperate them from the big Imperial Wildlife animals. If you look at my Imperial Tiger, you will see that it is of a lot bigger size than Landrover's; I put it besides my Imperial 1985 Brachiosaurus so everyone can see it. Landrover's Imperial Tiger is a lot smaller than his 1985 Imperial Brachiosaurus, which is the very same size as mine (you will notice also that I took off my Brachiosaurus' varnish to bring it back to its original yellow and pink colors).
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 10, 2016 2:16 am

TAI is being incredibly busy these days so I only could add Fernando's small wild animals today.
Black bear, panda, gazelle, gorilla and tiger are now entered and in a new section called Wildlife (small). Thanks also to Fernando and Valerie for your imput. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:47 am


Roger,Please say me ,if you need other pictures.

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:55 am

landrover wrote:

Roger,Please say me ,if you need other pictures.

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Yes, Fernando, it would be nice also individual pictures of giraffe, zebra, elephant, panther and lion. Just as you did with previous Imperial figures. Many thanks! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:37 am

I took new pictures with AA battery for comparison sizes:

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:40 am

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:37 am

Applause Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:25 pm

Perfect Fernando! I have downloaded all of them, as soon as possible I'll upload them on TAI. Imperial in a short time went from 0 too 100 km/h as a Land Rover. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:29 pm

Great pictures, Farnando cheers

hmmmm....I think I have seen some of them before Shocked

Later : No, the ones I have are TM, they are different, but almost the same style Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:25 am

All of them are now on TAI. 10 Imperial small wildlife figures, it now looks like a collection! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:00 pm

You forgot to put the 1985 Stégosaurus: it's the dark blue one Landrover is showing you.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:05 pm

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You forgot to put the 1985 Stégosaurus: it's the dark blue one Landrover is showing you.

Very well observed, Valerie! Very Happy It is now on TAI, 68th stego, very popular dino indeed. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Fernando also forgot to photograph his 1985 Imperial Tyrannosaurus alone. We can see it on the group picture: it's the tall, standing Brown and green dino.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:22 pm



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Fernando also forgot to photograph his 1985 Imperial Tyrannosaurus alone. We can see it on the group picture: it's the tall, standing Brown and green dino.


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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:04 pm

lol! Thanks Vallerie for noticing it and also Fernando for providing more great pictures to TAI. cheers
101th Tyrannosaurus added. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:45 pm

The TAI Imperial page is taking shape!
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:27 pm

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Yes, that's a quite unusual looking ankylosaurus, I think one of the big interests of the dino collecting hobby is to see how representations of prehistoric animals change during the years, for manufacutring design and also for popular and scientific perception of these creatures. Congratulations for your new find. I added it to TAi, 27th ankylosaurus. Very Happy

Did you write the year 1977? The year is very important, because Imperial released quite a few lines of dinosaurs, recognizable by the year.  Surprised
By the way, I also have a few surprises for you in AAA!

Yes, it was listed as 1979 and I changed it to 1977. I'll check your new AAA! bounce bounce

Imperial released a line of dinosaurs (including a Dimetrodon) in 1977. In 1978, the manufacturer released a new line of dinos, and a third one in 1979. A fourth line, more realistic than the others, was released in 1985. Another one, including a Smilodon and an American Mastodon (the one I provided you with) was released in 1989. In the 2000's, an original line of dinosaurs was released by Imperial; this one was a line of skelettons with a soft rubber skin we could put on (to see the animal alive) or take off (to see the skeletton).

Oh, almost every year a new collection, that's not a range of toys, that's an Empire! Shocked king
I'll take this information in consideration while building the Imperial page. Very Happy



I own the Imperial Mastodon & Smilodon from 1989.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:53 pm

So, I'm not the only one here to own them!
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:54 pm

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So, I'm not the only one here to own them!

I guess not. They are nice figures overall.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:53 pm

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Yesterday, while searching for my National Geographics whales card (I lost it and I just cannot put my finger on it since I scanned it), I found my Imperial Rubber Bean Bag MANTA RAY card. We can see, on it, not only the little information card about the manta ray on one corner, but also the other animals of the set in the middle of the back. I think it would be interesting to put it on TAI.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:28 pm

Interesting :)

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:42 pm

I hope Roger will put that card on TAI someday. This card is intresting, because it shows all the figures that belongs within that particular set.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:25 pm

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I hope Roger will put that card on TAI someday. This card is intresting, because it shows all the figures that belongs within that particular set.

Valérie, I uploaded the pictures of the blister on ray page. Do you know which exact animals are illustrated on it? I find it interesting that the Portuguese language was included in that card but I can't find the animal names.

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:25 pm

The name of the other animals are not mentioned on the card I have, but I do clearly remember the shark being the TIGER SHARK (I had taken the time to look at other blister cards in the store with my friend, back in 2010 when I bought mine) and the crocodile being the SALTWATER CROCODILE. As for the cobra, I'm not sure to remember well and I remember the frog not being in the store at all (maybe it was already sold when I bought my manta ray). And the spider? I remember the species photographed on the corner (little information card) was in more brownish colors than the toy. If I remember well, it was some sort of tarentula, because the spider on the picture clearly was a big one, considering the thickness of the legs. But I'm not 100% sure...
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