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Fred FlintstoneFred Flintstone. Burger King Corporation and Hanna Barbera. “Made in China. C-02-22.” Just wind him up and watch him walk around in style. Loose. Measures approximately 3 inches (7.5 cm.) tall. Very good. $10.00. I dealt last“I Dealt Last Card Novelty Player.” Off-white plastic, with gold lettering. We don’t know who made this little goodie. According to the wrapping, it “stops all arguments on who dealt last.” We have that problem all the time…Very good. $7.00.
FurbyFurby. McDonald’s Corp and TM Tiger Electronics, Ltd. China WS 14. 1998. Still walking after all these years. Loose. Measures approximately 2.75 inches (7 cm.) tall. Very good. $10.00 Po-Ke-NoPo-Ke-No (Poker Keno) from the U.S. Playing Card Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio. Circa 1960s. Includes 12 game cards, and all of the chips are intact. Seldom played. The box itself is torn, and shows signs of aging/weathering. Also, someone placed a sticker (now peeling, with glue residue remaining) of his hero “The Green Hornet” on the top of the box. (How do I know it was a he? He is sitting across the room from me at this very moment.) Good. $7.00.
Rodney ReineerRodney Reindeer from Hallmark Card, Inc. 1986. Measures about 2” x 1-1/4inches. Very good. $10.00. Blown CamaroGetty blown Camaro. Black, with red, yellow and white. “Manufactured for Mattel.” Mint. $14.50.
soldiersOne American Revolution soldier (unsigned and mounted by previous owner) and one Yeoman Warder (from Britains, Ltd.) ARS stands just over 2-1/2 inches tall and shows some discolouration. YW stands about 2-1/4 inches tall and has a wee bit of paint missing from his upper right sleeve. Very good. $20.00. Camaro Z28Getty Camaro Z28. White with red, yellow and blue. “Manufactured for Mattel.” Mint. $7.50.
Pepto Bismol 24-hourBugThe Pepto-Bismol “24-hour Bug.” No matter how sick you may be, you’ll never feel as bad as he looks. Shows aging/discolouration. About 4-1/2” x 6-1/2" x 3-1/4." Good. $80.00. Mazda MiataGetty Mazda Miata. Red with yellow, blue and white. “Manufactured for Mattel. 1991.” Mint. $9.50.
The Irish Rovers Greatest HitsThe Irish Rovers sing their Greatest Hits. Two albums worth! Some discoloration / staining between plastic and album cover (it was sitting in a basement for a while)‚ but it is still sealed. Very good. $5.00. Nissan 300ZXGetty Nissan 300 ZX. White with red, yellow and blue. “Manufactured for Mattel.” Mint. $7.50.

“Heartland Music presents Stage Door Canteen.”“Heartland Music presents Stage Door Canteen.” HC-1051-1‚ HC-1051-2‚ HC-1051-3‚ BT 20162‚ MSC 35098. 3 cassette set featuring the music from the 1940s. Songs include: I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You); Accentuate the PositiveBoogie Woogie Bugle BoyGreen EyesMy Dreams Are Getting Better All the TimeDon’t Get Around Much Anymore In the MoodChattanooga Choo Choo and As Time Goes By. Perfect for any music lover or classic movie addict. Never opened, however the shrinkwrap does have some yellowing‚ peeling and paint speckles. $35.00.

Porsche 959Getty Porsche 959. Yellow with blue, red and white. “Manufactured for Mattel.” Mint. $9.50.
Maxi-Mum Dancefloor Capacity“Maxi-Mum Dancefloor Capacity‚ Volume One. Maxi Records / Selective Collective Corp. New York‚ 1995.” Includes the following remixes: 1. Sagat: (Why is It) Funk Dat 2. Deja Vu: Move Your Waistline to the Baseline (Sweat Mix) 3. Espresso: Ping Pong MX-2001 4. Daphne: When You Love Someone (Club Mix) 5. Cocodance: Angels of Love (The Angel Sings) 6. Urbanized‚ featuring Silvano: Helpless (I Don't Know What to Do Without You) [Kenlou Remix] 7. SK Project: SK Deepapella 8. SK Project: I've Been Searching (Club Mix) 9. Soul Verité: Chain Me to the Beat (Fine Tuned Club Mix) 10. Soundshaft: Get Up (One Step Beyond Mix) 11. Eternity, featuring Alvaughn Jackson: Real Love (Roger’s Real Club Mix) 12. Mello House: Organ Ride (Rough Ride) 13. Dawn Martin: Can You Feel the Music (Gary’s Club Mix) Mint. $13.00. Toyota MR2Getty Toyota MR2. Blue with red, yellow and white. “Manufactured for Mattel. 1991.” Mint. $7.50.

Thunderbird StockerGetty Thunderbird Stocker. Yellow with red, white and purple. “Manufactured for Mattel.” Mint. $7.50.
  1967 Corvette1967 Corvette model car from Monogram Ultimates. The box shows a wee bit of wear, but it has never been opened. “Skill 3. Most challenging. Experienced builders. Over 75 pieces.” Very good. $30.00.


Butterick pattern 3248
McCall’s pattern 4880
Simplicity spacesuit pattern 5299‚ © Simplicity Pattern Co. Inc.

Butterick Classics. Pattern 3248. © Butterick Company Inc., New York, 1994. What year is it now? And I still haven’t unfolded this pattern? The chances of me ever making one of these lovely dresses is? See how well you know me already? Good to very good. $7.00.


By Palmer/Pletsch for Mc Call's. Size 10. © The Mc Call Pattern Co.‚ New York‚ 1990. “The perfect 3 hour blouse.” Opened envelope‚ decided it would take me more like 3 years. Never unfolded pattern. Good to very good. $7.00.



Simplicity spacesuit pattern 5299‚ © Simplicity Pattern Co. Inc.‚ New York‚ 1981. Had every intention of making one of these outfits when I bought this pattern. Kinda makes you glad I’m not your neighbour‚ I know. So although it is open at one end‚ it has never been used‚ or even cut. You know how imposserous it is to re-fold patterns neatly. Good to very good. $7.00.


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