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weaselfan93

weaselfan93

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PostSubject: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 4:57 am

Long ago in the 90's Safari had an incredible line of 2:1 scale giant insects that are very well sculpted and detailed. I have collected a few over the years. but recently i won the masterpiece of the entire collection; The rare Lubber Grasshopper! it was in almost perfect condition and a great price! i am so glad to finally have him, after all this entire line is long discontinued.
here he is:
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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 6:45 am

Impressive catch Lance [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Could you share pics of the serie ?

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PostSubject: Smithsonian   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 7:11 am

here are my other Smithsonian collectibles. The praying mantis is a Safari Hidden Kingdom figure, the rest are smithsonian (lower shelf only) Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 7:31 am

Beautiful !

Thank you very much Lance Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 8:28 am

What a MASTERPIECE cheers
Incredible detail, they are all just like they are real Shocked

I never heard about them before Sad(o)):
Is the walking leaf from this series, perhaps ?

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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 10:25 am

BIG Congrats Lance! Sad(o)):
I don't collect insects, but I must admit that your grasshopper is amazing. Sad(o)):
Thanks for the pic.


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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 4:36 pm

What a giant, congrats Lance

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PostSubject: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 5:45 pm

Thank you friends! yes Susanne there is a leaf insect by Smithsonian which is on my wishlist also a scarab beetle, centipede, caterpillers, a flea, spiders and scorpions.
here is the leaf insect (not my picture)
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PostSubject: Re: Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper!   Ebay Victory Safari Smithsonian Lubber Grasshopper! EmptySat Jun 08, 2013 12:15 am

Very interesting line and congratulations for your rare finding! Very Happy

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