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PostSubject: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 4:26 pm

By chance I recently discovered several animal figures by Franklin Mint.

They were designed by Chris Denigh.

They were offered in Germany in the 90s under the name "Die Tierwelt Alaskas." English meaning so about "the wildlife of Alaska"

Figures were not available in the German shops, you have ordered directly only by post.

That means, Franklin Mint sent the collector every month one figure.  You can´t buy one, you have take them all.

To the series belonged 12 figures - so you needed one year to get them all. Material is made by a kind of resin and a little bit of porcelain.

All animals are sitting on a socle/mounting made of a kind of "crystal glass"

Here you can see eight of them, they fit well to figures by Papo, Schleich and other brands.


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Together with Papo and Elastolin hartplastic.

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Together with figures by Schleich.

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Together wit figures by Schleich and Papo.
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Together with friends by Papo and Schleich.
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Together with figure by Schleich.
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Together with Schleich.
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With Schleich and Papo.
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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 5:26 pm

Beautieful figurines!! What is the material? Resin?

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 5:35 pm

They are gorgeous cheers All of them Applause

Thankyou very much for the beautyful walkarounds, comparisons and collages Very Happy

You also have the most magnificent view from your terasse, -  I can see that the wind is not very strong in München today, since you dare to put them on the rail  affraid  Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 7:06 pm


Thanks for sharing, splendid set of pictures.

I like much the caribou and brown bear.

cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 8:28 pm

They are all very nice.
Very good detail in fur and appearance and colour.
The size is nice as well.
Real gems!

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Wed May 11, 2016 10:23 pm

I am glad you're sharing these beautiful figures on forum! Very Happy
I like the idea of a series narrowed to a smaller geographic area.
They're all very beautiful and I am thrilled knowing that you're sharing your luck with me! Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Thu May 12, 2016 9:04 pm

Will any more figures be released?
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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Thu May 12, 2016 10:01 pm

Nice series Yvette Very Happy I'm not too much on the christal thing but the animals are really interresting and as Rogério said, it is good to see geographic limited series.

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Sat May 14, 2016 3:07 am

Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Sun May 15, 2016 5:14 pm

Thanks you all for your comments.

Widukind wrote:
What is the material? Resin?

Yes, it´s a kind of Resin.


Susanne wrote:
I can see that the wind is not very strong in München today, since you dare to put them on the rail

Yes, although no wind - you never know... What a Face

Roger wrote:
They're all very beautiful and I am thrilled knowing that you're sharing your luck with me!
Where should be a better place to live for an fox as in Portugal ?

Bowhead Whale wrote:
Will any more figures be released?
Not this series - but company has made also other series with animal figures too - Franklin Mint stopped selling figures in Germany round about 15 years ago.
But you can find animal figures on Ebay here in Germany.

Kikimalou wrote:
I'm not too much on the christal thing.....

I agree with you, Christophe. I also would prefer the figure with no cristal botton.
But it also has it´s advantages. On the shelf, the Franklin Mint animals are standing in the background.
Because with the crystal they are higher as the the other animals. With other figures in the fron, you don´t see the crystal.

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Sun May 15, 2016 9:05 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Figures by Franklin Mint "Die Tierwelt Alaskas"   Mon May 16, 2016 1:12 am

75senta75 wrote:
Roger wrote:
They're all very beautiful and I am thrilled knowing that you're sharing your luck with me!
Where should be a better place to live for an fox as in Portugal ?

I Googled, Googled, visited the closest Library, asked a zoologist and I haven't found a better place to a fox live... though, suddenly, I've seen your shelves! Shocked

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