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Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Now the Most Valuable Star Wars Action Figure Ever

Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Now the Most Valuable Star Wars Action Figure Ever

The bounty hunter has been hunted and the price on his head now makes him the most valuable Star Wars action figure of all time. Heritage Auctions has announced a $525,000 winning bid for a Hand-Painted AFA Star Wars Prototype Rocket-Firing Boba Fett L-Slot. Translation: if your 1979 Kenner Boba Fett has a fireable rocket, […]

Did You Own It: Strawberry Shortcake Dolls

Did You Own It: Strawberry Shortcake Dolls

If you were a girl growing up in the early 1980s, you almost certainly had a Strawberry Shortcake doll. In fact, there’s a chance you still might have one (or want one again). The concept for Strawberry Shortcake began in 1972 as a greeting card. Designed by Barbi Sargent, Strawberry Shortcake made her debut in […]

Did You Own It: Kenner’s Real Ghostbusters Firehouse Playset

Did You Own It: Kenner’s Real Ghostbusters Firehouse Playset

When it comes to classic toys from the 1980s, we know who we’re gonna call. That would be Kenner and its The Real Ghostbusters Firehouse Playset, that’s who. Released at the end of 1986, the playset was the centerpiece of Kenner’s The Real Ghostbusters collection and one their most coveted toys through 1991. The playset […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

The Force was strong with hobbyDB this week, with hundreds of new items arriving in the database from Funko’s annual FunkoWeen reveals to vintage Kenner Return of the Jedi action figures. Among the new items is Pop! Red Miller, the first Funko exclusive from good hobbyDB friend Legion M. Read more about the exclusive here. […]

Wreck Royale Vehicles Are Smashing Good Fun

Wreck Royale Vehicles Are Smashing Good Fun

In 1970, Kenner’s SSP Smash-Up Derby toys crashed their way into the rec rooms of kids everywhere, inspiring good, wholesome vehicular violence (you remember the jingle, right?). Fifty years hence, there’s Wreck Royale from MGA Entertainment. This series of seven vehicles are designed for explosive impact and maximum chaos with multiple parts that fly off […]

Todd Coopee, Easy-Bake Oven Expert, Lights Up hobbyDB Advisory Council

Todd Coopee, Easy-Bake Oven Expert, Lights Up hobbyDB Advisory Council

Sometimes a light bulb goes off in your head, and you just have to chase an idea. For Todd Coopee, that light bulb was inside an Easy-Bake Oven. Coopee, who lives in Ottawa Canada, is the world’s leading expert on collecting Easy-Bake Ovens, the light-bulb-powered kitchen appliances from Kenner. “We had one in the family […]

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