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Ever go to a big zoo on a Winter’s Day. Some in habitants are very happy! Same with a toy zoo. It reminds them of the good times! Creatures great and small, furred and feathered (though all are lead  hollowcast … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas – Toys

FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS – Coldstream Guards By Minikin of Japan! Lead soldiers have had a place at Christmas since The Nutcracker Ballet in the 19th Century and maybe before. These 2 1/2″ tall, beautifully detailed figures may be more collectible than … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Day of Christmas

In America Christmas begins in early October and ends sometime late on Christmas Day. In Christian tradition the Christmas Season begins on Christmas Day and ends twelve days later with the Feast of the Epiphany or Little Christmas, or Three … Continue reading

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The Last Toy Auction

My Ebay auctions that end on Sunday 12/5/10 are the last ones I intend to do after twelve years selling online. The part of this that I’ve always loved is taking the pictures and playing with the toys.  

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