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 I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)

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PostSubject: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:37 am

A friend of mine went to a garage sale today and picked up a box of dinosaur toys that he then passed along to me... The highlights are some original Carnegie Collection figures, including the Smilodon and Elasmosaurus that I am for sure keeping. The rest I'll probably look to sell, even though they're all a little beat up. Anyone interested?

The whole gang (minus the two dozen small, random, cheapo ones still in the box)...
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Carnegie Collection OG's...
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A scuffed-up Smilodon... I was thinking about repainting this one, since I'd like to place it in my Ice Age collection. I'm not so sure though, since it is such a vintage piece, even if it's roughed up.
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Comparing Safari's first Smilodon to its most recent...  It is interesting to compare, though, that even while the body shape on the original Carnegie figure is more accurate, the detail and painting is so much better on the more recent Safari Smilodon. I don't think I'm quite ready to replace the one with the other.
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I'm not sure what this set is supposed to be, but they came with info cards...
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One of my favourite of the other random ones. I call him "Smiley"...
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And then there's this... I'm not even sure what it's supposed to be...
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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:04 am

You are very lucky! That is so nice of your friend to give you that box.
Please do not repaint the Smilodon.
I have several Carnegie dinosaurs, including the two humanoid figures, some do have rubs, but it adds to their charm!
They are so old, the rubs belong to them.
Your Smilodon is actually in a nice condition considering the age :)

The ones with the info cards are surely interesting!
Is there any brand name on the cards?

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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:54 am

Congratulations , nice catch

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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:18 pm

They are wonderful, - even the more strange ones have lots of charm. Isn't it interesting, so much we have learned about prehistoric life just this millennium ? Very Happy

The old Carnegies will always be among my absolute favorites. Yes, new paintwork is nicer, but the old paintwork has tons of charm . drunken

I agree with Karin. The old smilodon has had a har life as some little boy's friend. Fighting dinosaurs and other monsters that he would never have met in real. If he became a repaint, that was all lost for ever Rolling Eyes Wink

Congratulations with this wonderful box, - and with having a friend like that cheers

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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:01 am

Hah, I never thought about the Smilodon that way before Wink

The copyright info on the ones with the cards is "Funrise 1990" and the set is called the "Authentic Dinosaur Collection".
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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:34 pm

These are amazing models! I love the old Carnegie figures and you have quite a few spectacular ones. All of these are very nice additions.

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PostSubject: Re: I got a box of random dinosaur toys! (incl. original Carnegie Smilodon!!)   Yesterday at 8:56 pm

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Hah, I never thought about the Smilodon that way before Wink

The copyright info on the ones with the cards is "Funrise 1990" and the set is called the "Authentic Dinosaur Collection".

Interesting, there is also a collection of dinos from 1998. Could you please check if those you own match with [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Very Happy

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