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PostSubject: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyTue Mar 22, 2016 8:25 pm

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Does anyone know about Imperial? It is a company founded by Fred Kurt back in 1969. Fred Kurt was a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp of Worl War II who wanted to bring fun to the world (he died in 2003 and his son took over). Here are two treasures that I own: an American Mastodon released in 1989 and a yellow Unicorn released in 1983.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyTue Mar 22, 2016 8:44 pm

Very, very interesting !!!
I have a couple of horses from Imperial, Look here.
It seems that you have some much more precise info about the brand. Applause
DO you know if Frank Kurt was German ?

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyTue Mar 22, 2016 8:59 pm

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Very, very interesting !!!
I have a couple of horses from Imperial, Look here.
It seems that you have some much more precise info about the brand. Applause
DO you know if Frank Kurt was German ?

He was jewish, I know that. Probably German, or Austrian; he was captured by the Nazis back in the 1940's, so he was probably from somewhere in Central Europe. I also have two Chinese Dragons from Imperial: a 1969 soft rubber one and a big latex 1979 one. I will photograph them soon to post them here.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyTue Mar 22, 2016 9:13 pm

THANKYOU very much for the info Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyTue Mar 22, 2016 11:50 pm

Very interesting, especially the mastodon. Thanks for sharing! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyWed Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

Nice and interesting figurines :)

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyWed Mar 23, 2016 7:05 pm

Very interesting figurines and brand story, thanks for sharing! How are they marked? Can you show a picture? ^^

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyWed Mar 23, 2016 7:44 pm

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Very interesting figurines and brand story, thanks for sharing! How are they marked? Can you show a picture? ^^

I'll show a picture later. because in the library, I don't have my toys or my camera with me. For now, I will just say it is recognizable by the crown above the name "Imperial". Although, that crown changed with the generation: my 1980'sImperial creatures have an emperor's crown above the brand's name; today, it's a duke's crown.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyWed Mar 23, 2016 7:46 pm

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Very interesting figurines and brand story, thanks for sharing! How are they marked? Can you show a picture? ^^

I'll show a picture later. because in the library, I don't have my toys or my camera with me. For now, I will just say it is recognizable by the crown above the name "Imperial". Although, that crown changed with the generation: my 1980'sImperial creatures have an emperor's crown above the brand's name; today, it's a duke's crown.

Thanks Valérie, that's already really helpful Wink Don't worry about the pics, just share them whenever you have time and opportunity Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyWed Mar 23, 2016 8:17 pm

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Very interesting figurines and brand story, thanks for sharing! How are they marked? Can you show a picture? ^^

I'll show a picture later. because in the library, I don't have my toys or my camera with me. For now, I will just say it is recognizable by the crown above the name "Imperial". Although, that crown changed with the generation: my 1980'sImperial creatures have an emperor's crown above the brand's name; today, it's a duke's crown.

Thanks Valérie, that's already really helpful Wink Don't worry about the pics, just share them whenever you have time and opportunity Smile

Anyway, I started, this morning, taking new pics of other Imperial creatures I have: a 1985 standing frilled lizard, a 1983 green occidental dragon, a 1969 soft rubber oriental dragon and a colorful 1979 oriental dragon. I took care of photographing each one of them aside a canadian 2$ coin, to give an idea of the size of each animal. Tomorrow, I will photograph my Imperial purple 1983 two-headed occidental dragon, plus more animals of other brands you will see when I post them. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyThu Mar 24, 2016 9:50 pm

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Here are two Chinese Dragons made by Imperial: the little Brown one was released in 1969 and the large green one was released in 1979.
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Now, from up to down: 1983 occidental Dragon (green), 1983 Hydra (white-purple) and 1985 Collared Lizard (standing).
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyFri Mar 25, 2016 11:27 am

Interesting to see it

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptySat Mar 26, 2016 8:15 pm

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And here is my 1987 Imperial Arctic Wolf.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptySun Mar 27, 2016 12:00 am

I am sure this owlf is missing in most of the collections of our wolf collectors. By the way, do you remember if Imperial ever released a fox? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptySun Mar 27, 2016 9:58 am

WOW ! Fantastic cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyMon Mar 28, 2016 2:08 am

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I am sure this owlf is missing in most of the collections of our wolf collectors. By the way, do you remember if Imperial ever released a fox? Wink

I have no idea... question
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyMon Mar 28, 2016 9:58 am

Wink interesting, thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyMon Mar 28, 2016 9:46 pm

I also have a large tiger and a large goat I will show you as soon as I can.
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Here they are: Imperial Tiger and Imperial Domestic Goat.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Imperial creatures EmptyFri Apr 08, 2016 9:56 pm

The second Chinese dragon and collared lizard look familiar, I should search through my childhood toys again.. scratch Love the Arctic wolf! cheers

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The second Chinese dragon and collared lizard look familiar, I should search through my childhood toys again.. scratch Love the Arctic wolf! cheers
I Wonder why Roger didn't put them on TAI, yet... is it because my pictures are in a wrong angle?
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The second Chinese dragon and collared lizard look familiar, I should search through my childhood toys again.. scratch Love the Arctic wolf! cheers
I Wonder why Roger didn't put them on TAI, yet... is it because my pictures are in a wrong angle?

It's actually quite a lot of work to put something on TAi. You have to create new pages with tables for all the information. Besides, you have to add the figurines in a list of the same species as well. A few editors are working very hard to add as much as possible to TAi. I know Roger is working on lots of sections, I'm sure he'll find the time to put your pictures on TAi. But until then, we all have to be a bit patient! cheers

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The second Chinese dragon and collared lizard look familiar, I should search through my childhood toys again.. scratch Love the Arctic wolf! cheers
I Wonder why Roger didn't put them on TAI, yet... is it because my pictures are in a wrong angle?

It's actually quite a lot of work to put something on TAi. You have to create new pages with tables for all the information. Besides, you have to add the figurines in a list of the same species as well. A few editors are working very hard to add as much as possible to TAi. I know Roger is working on lots of sections, I'm sure he'll find the time to put your pictures on TAi. But until then, we all have to be a bit patient! cheers

Iknow the Arctic Wolf, the Mastodon and the Unicorn already are on TAI...
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The second Chinese dragon and collared lizard look familiar, I should search through my childhood toys again.. scratch Love the Arctic wolf! cheers
I Wonder why Roger didn't put them on TAI, yet... is it because my pictures are in a wrong angle?

It's actually quite a lot of work to put something on TAi. You have to create new pages with tables for all the information. Besides, you have to add the figurines in a list of the same species as well. A few editors are working very hard to add as much as possible to TAi. I know Roger is working on lots of sections, I'm sure he'll find the time to put your pictures on TAi. But until then, we all have to be a bit patient! cheers

Iknow the Arctic Wolf, the Mastodon and the Unicorn already are on TAI...

All are now on TAi. Julie is right, there is always a lot of work to do on TAi. I don't remember waiting for work there is always something to do. Species section takes a lot of time too.
Angles of pics are not a problem even some of them are asleep. Sleep I believe you couldn't picture them standing. Very Happy
Do you know the years of the goat and tiger? Very Happy

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