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Evolution of bml87’s collection
« on: December 30, 2017, 14:59:46 »
Hi klickies!

I will share in this topic my purchases and how my collection will evoluate from now on. Since I can’t go back in time, I will start this after a busy day... A couple of days ago I ordered some Roncalli and other sets by Galeria Kaufhof, they had an extra 15% discount on all Playmobil during the Christmas weekend. Because of this some sets where almost 50% discounted, a chance I couldn't resist! But, as you might now, Galeria Kaufhof only delivers in Germany, so I had to let them deliver my purchase at one of their shops, the closest one for me was in Aachen. It took me 3 hours by train to get there, so I left the morning at 5:30 am. But believe me, it was totally worth it!

I’m sure this is my favourite purchase of 2017:


The outside of the Café des Artistes is unfortunately not printed, but stickered. The good thing about it: it comes stickered!


The inside with pictures on the wall


The trailer looks really nice! I hope they will produce more sets of Roncalli...


That’s it for today :-)
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2017, 15:13:50 »
They seem to be great sets in the spirit of Playmobil which seems to be disappearing.
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2017, 22:09:34 »
They seem to be great sets in the spirit of Playmobil which seems to be disappearing.

Couldn’t say it better, but I have hope. If the licensed product will sell, I hope they will pay more attention again to the “classic playmobil”, as what happened with Lego.
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 05:33:20 »
Couldn’t say it better, but I have hope. If the licensed product will sell, I hope they will pay more attention again to the “classic playmobil”, as what happened with Lego.

Don't hold your breath, I'm afraid...But these are great buys!
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2017, 10:12:37 »

It took me 3 hours by train to get there, so I left the morning at 5:30 am.

Such dedication! But well worth it, those Roncalli Circus sets are lovely.
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2017, 11:24:00 »
Such dedication! But well worth it, those Roncalli Circus sets are lovely.

Well, if I count everything together I saved about 110 euros! My train ticket was 26 euros, so in total I still saved 84 euros! That was worth a 6h (in total) trip! I can’t wait to build my next diorama, but that will be in two or three months I guess. I’m still adding more details to my Western diorama and I’m waiting for the little amount of new Western  klickies that will be released in January and February.
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2018, 17:03:39 »
Today I received my (small) DS order, since I mentioned that the old DS was still online (in Belgium), I didn’t hesitate and ordered the next animals;

The buffalos I’m going to use in a diorama about the native Americans and the cows are for a Alpine / Forrest diorama:



To my own surprise I have the buffalo in two colours now, the more darker one was added in a second hand Zoo I bought 2 years ago. I always thought that the lighter one, was the rare colour:

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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2018, 02:31:07 »
I love the buffaloes's faces. They look like they're about to speak.  :indian:
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2018, 17:13:47 »
Alright! Today I received another DS order; 3 native Americans and parts I had to order via the after sale service. Normally I will receive the remaining parts of my order on next Monday. So, expect some new pictures for my Western diorama  :lens: http://www.playmofriends.com/forum/index.php?topic=16454.10

To be clear: I ordered the Western windmill through parts, in total it was about 20 euros, seems a fair price, no? Also the carriage is still available via the parts service (except for the original wheels, so I ordered different ones):
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Re: Evolution of bml87’s collection
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 11:05:23 »
Today my final parts order arrived, the two walls on the left I ordered on eBay, the other parts via the Playmobil parts service. I can almost finish my ideas for my Western town  ;D I’m still waiting for the DS update on the Benelux website...



And a small purchase from a local shop:

« Last Edit: January 15, 2018, 16:04:47 by bml87 »
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