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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sat 15 Sep - 2:39

wow! what a beautiful display!
where did you get those fantastic shelves? didn't you make them? i'd love to have a set like that.

beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! i ca't wait to see future displays as you rotate your collection.

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sat 15 Sep - 6:34

Thank you friends, I'm happy you like it cheers

Mastiffcat wrote:
wow! what a beautiful display!
where did you get those fantastic shelves? didn't you make them? i'd love to have a set like that.
beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! i ca't wait to see future displays as you rotate your collection.

Yes Carolynn, I made them. And i'm thinking about the rotation

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PostSubject: Joan's shelves   Fri 4 Jan - 22:28

wonderful collection! cheers i really love the seals and the common dolphin is spectacular! i have never seen one before. thank you so much for these pictures. this really has made this a great day for me. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Tue 29 Jan - 13:13

I love your collection! And your photos have such a great light! :)

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Tue 29 Jan - 15:39

Thank you Martin and weaselfan,
this week I'd like to post photos of the shelves again because I made some changes Cool
Now there are only marine animals, birds, amphibians and reptiles :)

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Tue 29 Jan - 19:21

Great!!! bounce bounce

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Wed 30 Jan - 21:38

Beautiful display. I'm in love with your whales... Sad(o)): Sad(o)):
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 0:17

GREAT collection. SO many great figures that I am still looking for. What do you use to hold up your whales and flying birds? Its a great idea. Congrats.
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 15:53

Hello friends, as I promised I'm posting photos of my collection updated. The first ones are before a display change I made weeks ago.

first shelf:

- Prototheria and Metatheria
- Lagomorpha, Rodentia and some primates
- Hominidae
- Afrotheria
- Afrotheria, Meridiungulata and Xenarthra

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- Insectivora
- Artiodactyla

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Third one:

- Chiroptera
- Peryssodactyla
- Cetacea

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Fourth one:

- Carnivora

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As I said before I made some (important) changes in the display. I had a lot of non mammal figurines in boxes, so was time to take them off. That's the result:

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First shelf:

- Aquatic mammals
+ Sirenia
+ Cetaceans

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Second one:

- Another aquatic animals:
+ Cnidaria
+ Crustacea
+ Mollusca
+ Fishes

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Third one:

- Birds

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- Amphibian
- Reptilia
- Own creations :)

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I must improve that last shelf because reptilians and amphibians are not well displayed. I must think about that scratch
Now, lots of mammals are sleeping in boxes Sleep Sleep (and also some extinct reptiles)

Saarlooswolfhound wrote:
GREAT collection. SO many great figures that I am still looking for. What do you use to hold up your whales and flying birds? Its a great idea. Congrats.

I use small plastic vessels. First I was looking for small metacrylate cubes, but they were soo expensive Evil or Very Mad

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 16:25

Impressive collection, a joy to look at. Must be hard to decide which ones are going "sleep". I couldn't do that Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 16:26

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 16:30

Awesome displays now Joan! Wonderful! And this new addax drunken drunken drunken Absolutely great Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 18:02

Awesome like always Joan! Enhorabona!
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 19:15

I really love the way you use ranks/orders to display your animals.
It's a fantastic idea (that I think I'm going to steal from you for my future displays). lol!

Maybe an idea for your amphibians and reptiles is to show them from an angle.
Maybe with cardboard or something you can create some kind of slope to display them with?

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Only way more professional of course! geek
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 20:42

ana wrote:
Awesome displays now Joan! Wonderful! And this new addax drunken drunken drunken Absolutely great Very Happy

cheers Cool Cool Sad(o)): Sad(o)): drunken

I also like all cetaceans, beautiful! Cool bounce bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Thu 31 Jan - 21:05

Nice displays as usual Joan Very Happy I agree the amphibians are a problem because they are more "flat" than usual models and the shelves seem "empty" .

Nevertheless those models are fantastic Sad(o)):

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Fri 1 Feb - 21:16

sensational Joan ! I love your collection and I am particularly impressed by the second row of fishes....what brand are they? I think something from Japan(?) and the impressive celacant ( omg is this its name in english Rolling Eyes )...where did you get it from? I m also in love with your beautiful quagga Sad(o)):
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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sat 2 Feb - 9:40

Joan I like your collection very much!!!
Very nicely displayed without getting overcrowded!!!
I love your sea world!!! Really impressive!!!
Your hand made figures are stunning!!! Congratulations!!!!
It is quite a gift to be able to create your own figures!!!

Once again congratulations!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sat 2 Feb - 12:02

pm64 wrote:
sensational Joan ! I love your collection and I am particularly impressed by the second row of fishes....what brand are they? I think something from Japan(?) and the impressive celacant ( omg is this its name in english Rolling Eyes )...where did you get it from? I m also in love with your beautiful quagga Sad(o)):

The fishes are COLORATA and KAIYODO, the Coelacanth is SAFARI Ltd Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sat 2 Feb - 14:10

Amazing!! I love your adax!!!! Did you made it??? Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: Joan's shelves   Sun 3 Feb - 10:46

Kikimalou wrote:
pm64 wrote:
sensational Joan ! I love your collection and I am particularly impressed by the second row of fishes....what brand are they? I think something from Japan(?) and the impressive celacant ( omg is this its name in english Rolling Eyes )...where did you get it from? I m also in love with your beautiful quagga Sad(o)):

The fishes are COLORATA and KAIYODO, the Coelacanth is SAFARI Ltd Wink

THANK YOU CHRISTOPHE!! Very Happy Very Happy
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