My First Toy

Posted by Joe on Aug 31, 2009 in Joe's Collection, Toys |

My First Toy

Ok, so this wasn’t my very first toy, I’m sure even I’ll never know what that was, but in cleaning the basement the other day, I found THE toy.

The one toy that is the reason my collection is what it is today.
As a kid I always had horrible luck with toys, every one I wanted was either never produced or impossible to find. Purr-Tenders Duck, Inspector Gadget Doctor Claw, Dick Tracy’s The Blank, (to name only a few..) and Ray Fillet was no exception.. I wanted him, we couldn’t find him.. We looked everywhere, and when he finally did turn up my mom insisted that we buy two. One for me to play with, and one to keep in the package because it was “rare”. Even at the age of 5, every action figure afterwards I insisted that we buy two. One for me to play with, and one to keep in the package. The rest, was history..

Sadly, my mother didn’t quite see it the way I did, and while I still have all of the figures, the packages on a lot of them got ruined.. Some people just will never get it..
More pictures of some of the other Ninja Turtles I found after the jump..

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Space Usagi 1991 Playmates Toys 043377051374

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Raph The Green Beret 1991 Playmates Toys 043377051527

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wacky Walkin’ Mouser 1991 Playmates Toys 043377056157

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Grand Slammin’ Raph 1991 Playmates Toys 043377051442

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ray Fillet 1991 Playmates Toys 043377051107

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