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PostSubject: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:21 am

Safari Ltd. made animal replicas since 1982. They had many product lines & change new model every 5 - 6 years.

These are some of Safari's animal in my collection. They mixed between old & new generation. We will see detail comparison and product/manufacturing developments.

Holstein Bull (3 generations)
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Triceratops (Carnegie Musuem / 3 difference colors)
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Triceratops (3 generations)
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Triceratops (2 generations)
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Styracosaurus (2 generations)
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American Bison (2 generations)
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:26 am

Wow!! Nice too see more generations!! Thank you!!! cheers cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:02 am

African White Rhino (2 generations)
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African Elephant (3 generations)
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:36 pm

Oh I like the old Bison! Thanks for all the photos, very interesting! bounce

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:47 pm

This is very interesting facts!

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sat Sep 24, 2011 7:11 pm

This is a fantastic contribution to our forum Shocked cheers

I have never seen these comparisons before !
Thankyou VERY much flower flower

Funny, I really like the first variants best, - both bull, bison and elefant scratch
The dinoes are all beautyful, I especially love the dark-and-orange triceratops , which doesn`t mean the others are not great too bounce bounce drunken Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:15 pm

That's incredibly interesting! We know almost everything about Schleich, Papo and CollectA, a lot of Bullyland and it is always hard to find information about old Safari figures! Thanks for showing! I'm really happy with this pictures and I loved to see more or even retired figures not replaced! Very Happy Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:18 pm

At least now we have a Safari Collector that can share with us!

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:40 am

I'm not familiar with any models from as far back as 1982. I know that they used to distribute the AAA figures, even after they had introduced their first collections: Carnegie Collection (1988), Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection (1991), Vanishing Wild (1992). The Baltimore Aquarium Poison Dart Frogs, as well as the first collections of mini figures all debuted during that time as well, but I'm not positive of the exact dates right now (before 1994, tho).

In 1996, they ceased sales of the AAA figures and introduced the Wild Safari and Safari Farm lines and the first incarnation of the Incredible Creatures / Snake Kingdom lines. Tennessee Aquarium Salamanders debuted around 1997.

I'd be interested in seeing which figures were produced before 1988. They started out producing an Animal Rummy card game, in the early 80s. I used to have it, but not anymore.
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:50 am

Thank you very much for these comparing pictures! :cheers:You dohave a great Safari collection as it seems... cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:23 am

Very interresting pics and infos Api and Sphyr... Thank you for sharing Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:28 am

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This is a fantastic contribution to our forum Shocked cheers

I have never seen these comparisons before !
Thankyou VERY much flower flower

Funny, I really like the first variants best, - both bull, bison and elefant scratch
The dinoes are all beautyful, I especially love the dark-and-orange triceratops , which doesn`t mean the others are not great too bounce bounce drunken Very Happy

It's tru the older bison has a more exciting pose but the newer is more detailed.

About the triceratops, the third one is far better than the previous and IMHO even a bit better than the PAPO. Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Thu May 17, 2012 8:01 pm

But among the bulls... which one is the oldest and which one is the newest? Sorry if I sound silly... question
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sun May 20, 2012 4:41 pm

The oldest is left hand side & newest is right hand side.
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sun May 20, 2012 4:51 pm

Great comparison photos! Thank You! I also think the first elephant looks best Very Happy Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sun May 20, 2012 6:07 pm

This topic is a real gem for us who don't know much about Safari. Thank you very much! Now the American Bison joined my wishlist! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Sun May 20, 2012 8:16 pm

Nice topic! I really enjoyed looking at the pics. It's always nice to see how the brands have developed... : )

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Mon May 21, 2012 1:47 am

I agree, it is a great topic. I have and love both the newer Buffalo and newer Rhino. But the older Safari models are really nice and I wish I get get a hold of them as well. (I've noticed that Safari sometimes seems to recycle their Identification Numbers. This can make it hard for collectors and sellers.)
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Wed May 23, 2012 3:53 pm

Great topic. Very interesting. I never thought to compare them like this. Thanks for all the great comparison photos.
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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:34 am

Why didn't I think of this? Great idea!
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PostSubject: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:14 pm

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I agree, it is a great topic. I have and love both the newer Buffalo and newer Rhino. But the older Safari models are really nice and I wish I get get a hold of them as well. (I've noticed that Safari sometimes seems to recycle their Identification Numbers. This can make it hard for collectors and sellers.)

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:12 am

Interesting to watch! Thanks for showing! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:10 am

Nice set of photos Lance! There are some great models in there.
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PostSubject: Safari LTD Polar Bear Comparisons   Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:04 pm

As an artist I like collecting animal replicas as a way to have something to refrence by when i'm unable to attend the zoo. Normally I favor Schleich over Safari LTD but I do collect a few Safaris. A few months ago i purchased the new Polar bear and did a comparison of it with my older 1997 version.

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PostSubject: Re: Safari Ltd. - Old & New Generations   Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:52 pm

Great photo! Very Happy

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