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PostSubject: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:11 pm

Carolynne has show us her collection of sheep, and I got the idea it could be fun to see all the kinds of sheep that we have in total.

I start with two sets of sheep that I like very much :
The elder ones from Papo, and the ones from Reisler.

The latter must be 50 or 55 years old. You can see some red marks on them. It is my Mom`s nailpolish. I marked MY figueres so my playmates could not say they were not mine  Laughing

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Does anybody have other sheep to show ?  Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:38 pm

Here are my sheeps:

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:57 pm

This is fun! I'll upload some of mine tomorrow.

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:51 am

I have no sheep! Sad

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:36 am

cheers my favorite thread! Laughing until i see all sorts of sheep i don't have yet Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:43 am

I love this Papo family. They're so silly! I have to get the ram still. The lamb is one of my top favorites - he looks so confused!
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The rare demon-possessed sheep by Reisler, plotting to cause mayhem and destruction, as soon as they can figure out how to pick up the giant match:
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:31 am

Like a Star @ heaven Interesting collection, Andreas, I see VEB-Plaho, - and ????

Like a Star @ heaven Poor Kristie, good your name is not Mary Laughing
and you even gave me your goats Crying or Very sad

Like a Star @ heaven Harriet : I can`t wait cheers


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I love this Papo family. They're so silly! I have to get the ram still. The lamb is one of my top favorites - he looks so confused!

The rare demon-possessed sheep by Reisler, plotting to cause mayhem and destruction, as soon as they can figure out how to pick up the giant match:



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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:18 am

OK here is a picture of all my sheep Very Happy
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Mojo, Schleich, ELC lamb and Britains.

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:31 am

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:09 am

Gorgeous figueres, Harriet sunny

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:35 am

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OK here is a picture of all my sheep Very Happy
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From left to Right:
Mojo, Schleich, ELC lamb and Britains.

I covet your Britains!
That ELC Lamb is truly one of my favorites. It's one of the most realistic of all lambs, if not the most. The ELC Ewe on the other hand, looks like a basset hound with wool. cyclops
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:01 am

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I covet your Britains!
That ELC Lamb is truly one of my favorites. It's one of the most realistic of all lambs, if not the most. The ELC Ewe on the other hand, looks like a basset hound with wool. cyclops
Thanks Carolynn cheers yes the elc lamb is realistic - I wish the other elc sheep were as good.
I love Britains, the sheep are really cute and I love the shepherd, even though he's a bit worn. bounce

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:57 am

I have a few sheep :) I'll take some pictures of them later cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:04 pm

Very nice herd! I will show mine later too!

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:21 pm

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I have a few sheep :) I'll take some pictures of them later cheers

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Very nice herd! I will show mine later too!


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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:51 pm

Here it is

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:54 pm

Beautiful sheeps! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:57 pm

They are wonderful, Ken Shocked
Such a beaytyful flock !

The ones from Bullyland are SO much nicer than in the catalogue. esp the female is LOVELY Very Happy

Gosh! My wishlist just grew - again cheers Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:40 pm

Ken what a gorgeous collection of sheep! I love the Papo lamb I love you I love you cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:11 pm

The expression on the Papo ram is wonderful!

In our part of the world, the two main cash crops are Sheep and Tourists. In our collection, there are a lot of Sheep, so this will take some time. To start with, here are some ancient metal Sheep from Lesley's childhood, mostly made by Britains Ltd.

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Special breeds. Left to right after shepherd: Exmoor Horn Ram; Exmoor Horn Ewe; Hampshire Down Ram.

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The lambing shepherd and his boy with part of their flock.

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:38 pm

They are marvellous, Sue & Lesley !!!

So rare and old and precious I love you
The shepherds and the boy also !!!
The labing shepherd is really busy, all the lovely lambs
And you say you have still more ?

I love it that you can also mention the breeds of sheep, you are wonderful collectors.
I think we are very lucky to have you two in this forum sunny

Ha, ha, yes those retired Papo sheep are SO funny, I adore them Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:50 pm

They are fabulous Sue and Lesley!! Lesley's sheep are lovely cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:57 pm

Ken, such beautiful flock, thank you for sharing!
I love your Bullyland ewe and lamb. Their paint is wonderful. Please think of me if you ever decide to sell them! Very Happy
I love the Safari ram and ewe. It's so unusual for anyone to have done a "heads up" breed, that I adore these two. This board is inspiring me to try my hand at remaking a model, and I think I will start with this pair. All they need is to fix their ears and they'd be nice Kerry Hill Sheep, I think. Fix the ears and build up their noses and they could be Blueface or Border Leicesters. Actually, they could be worked into a lot of breeds.... study
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:00 pm

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In our part of the world, the two main cash crops are Sheep and Tourists. In our collection, there are a lot of Sheep, so this will take some time. To start with, here are some ancient metal Sheep from Lesley's childhood, mostly made by Britains Ltd.

oooooo, pick me up off the floor! Your sheep are incredible!

I can't get over the Hampshire Down Ram - He's spectacular!
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:59 am

Well, here goes again the most wonderful sheep ever made! What a Face
Atosa from Nayab, still in my collection but soon in a North American flock!
Why is this figure in my wild life collection???? Because I never saw before such a beauty! affraid Wink
I have another "Nayab?" sheep, a elegant ewe but is secret! silent

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:45 am

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Well, here goes again the most wonderful sheep ever made! What a Face
Atosa from Nayab, still in my collection but soon in a North American flock!
Is that a threat?! affraid affraid affraid affraid

you know what's really sad - i mean other than how beautiful this is - is that it looks like they were actually trying to do a specific breed, instead of the basis generic sheep. let us be silent as to what breed they were thinking of, as I fear if I say this looks like any known breed, that breed will Evil or Very Mad come after me.
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:29 am

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Ken, such beautiful flock, thank you for sharing!
I love your Bullyland ewe and lamb. Their paint is wonderful. Please think of me if you ever decide to sell them! Very Happy
I love the Safari ram and ewe. It's so unusual for anyone to have done a "heads up" breed, that I adore these two. This board is inspiring me to try my hand at remaking a model, and I think I will start with this pair. All they need is to fix their ears and they'd be nice Kerry Hill Sheep, I think. Fix the ears and build up their noses and they could be Blueface or Border Leicesters. Actually, they could be worked into a lot of breeds.... study

you can still get it at tgftoys.com

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:18 pm

I apologise, my family have gone out to a theme park for the day and taken the camera !!!!
I guess most of my sheep can be seen under the brand topics. Mostly ELC Sheep.
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:25 pm

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Well, here goes again the most wonderful sheep ever made! What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:26 pm

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Well here are some pictures I have been able to find on my photobucket account

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:34 pm

Roger's sheep! With that mean expression and gunfighter's walk! We are afraid of it!!

Rio, your sheep look kind and friendly in comparison, they're a lovely herd!

OK, here are the first three pictures of our composition Sheep.

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Tipple-Topple Sheep. A solid mountain-and-moorland breed.

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Lineol's 1940's to 1960 Sheep are smaller, and mostly painted in shades of dirty yellow-grey. (The one in the middle looks exhausted!)

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:42 pm

Your sheep are wonderful, Rio.
The have short legs just like Icelandic sheep, - but the horns are larger.Very Happy sunny
I hope I did not force you, I was just joking Embarassed


Sue and Lesley, As always your figueres are gems beyond compare, - the little boy is precious also cheers

I think I can recognize the "Bah-ing" sheep, perhaps I have one, but in a miserable condition. But she is cute anyway, of course Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:08 pm

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Roger's sheep! With that mean expression and gunfighter's walk! We are afraid of it!!

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Sorry, ladies! ...but when we collect a species we learn to love all, even the scary ones!
I think it could work as a Miniature cheviot sheep!
See here, well, if not you may keep it as Roger's sheep! :)

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:53 am

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ooooo! your ELC are beautiful.... If you ever decide you don't want them any more, let me know, please?! Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:55 am

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Sue and Lesley, As always your figueres are gems beyond compare, - the little boy is precious also cheers

absolutely! I love seeing your pieces, Sue and Lesley. They have so much character and charm!

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Sorry, ladies! ...but when we collect a species we learn to love all, even the scary ones!
I think it could work as a Miniature cheviot sheep!

Now all the Miniature Cheviot Sheep are mad at you. Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:59 pm

Wow! I'm really impressed with my knowledge about sheep! Wink Laughing
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Wow! I'm really impressed with my knowledge about sheep! Wink Laughing

You are a natural shepherd cheers

No, I'm only a moderator, the real shepherd of this forum is Torben! Wink
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Wow! I'm really impressed with my knowledge about sheep! Wink Laughing

You are a natural shepherd cheers

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...a German... shepherd! affraid Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:09 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:47 pm

SO MANY affraid
Small and large, new and old, - gorgeous cheers

Ohhh, those in the first picture, - they are SO lovely I love you

Funny thing is, - I have the little orange one also, that you show in the last picture buttom left Laughing

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...a German... shepherd! affraid Wink

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Landrover: your collection is wonderful!!!!!!!!!! cheers cheers cheers thanks for sharing! sunny
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...a German... shepherd! affraid Wink

oh, but Portuguese Shepherds are wonderful too:
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Thanks for showing this beautiful animal never replicated, Estrela Mountain dog, a dog in a place full of sheep! :)
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:08 am

Fabulous collection Fernando! I like the look of the sheep in the second picture, on the right at the front - which brand is that?

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:39 pm

Now that we have seen landrover's huge herd, we feel a lot better about swamping the forum with our Sheep! He has a lot more than we have!

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Hausser/Elastolin Sheep. Just generic sheep, with stupid expressions.

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Hausser/Elastolin 1950's Sheep. These look like a definite breed. Two have red-rimmed eyes and an evil look ... vampire sheep?

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These are odd Sheep in different sorts of composition. Five of them have composition bodies and wooden legs.

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Finally, our favourite Sheep, made by Safari. They looks as if they are dancing.

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:04 pm

Yet more fantastic figueres from The Castlerigs cheers

Please. please keep swamping Very Happy

Those Safari-sheep, they are just wonderful !!!!!
How old are they, - makes me think, I have no Idea how old Safari really is ?

Thankyou very much for the pictures Su and Lesley flower sunny
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:34 pm

Also thanks for sharing your sheep with us! I love dancing figures! :)
I am also curious about Safari, my older figures are marked 1998! But surely the brand is older...
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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:16 pm

Susanne and Roger, the sheep are from the Safari Farm Series, which hit the UK in 1991. It was a high quality series with family groups of specific breeds. It included some beautiful Jersey cattle, but we bought the Blackface Sheep ...

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... and the Clydesadle Horse family. This is the mare and foal (recognise them, Rio?) .

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The Clydesdale stallion ...

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... and his tag.

The mare is belly-dated 1990. The stallion and foal are 1991.

On its website, Safari says it started as an educational toy company in 1980. A different source says 1982.

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PostSubject: Re: Show us yours : Sheep ! (Genus Ovis)   Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:30 pm

Thankyou very much for the info flower

Those horses are just lovely, - they don`t look like "modern" horses at all, they are a lot more charming Very Happy

It seems there is no end to your gems, ooooh, I would love to spend a couple of days gawping at toyr lovely figueres drunken
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