Author Topic: 4651 Cleopatra !!! Special Report  (Read 9135 times)

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2006, 07:38:34 »
I must say that I really love her. The one thing I don't like is her head - I would have preferred to have the normal face - I find this to be too detailed.

I agree that she would have been better with a tanned skin; but I can live with this.

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2006, 16:34:38 »
I must say that I really love her. The one thing I don't like is her head - I would have preferred to have the normal face - I find this to be too detailed.

I agree that she would have been better with a tanned skin; but I can live with this.

Bogro

I absolutely agree, Bogro ...

I too prefer the normal face and think that this klicky would have looked a lot better with tanned skin ...  :yup:

In fact, I really like set 4546 a lot more than this "new" one.

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2006, 02:46:14 »
I hope Playmobil doesn't start painting the face on all their klickeys...
I just picked up a clearance Asian judo figure at TRU, and the  face was painted on.
I was disappointed.

I like the tan Cleopatra better as well, and the "regular" head. :yup:

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2006, 14:08:00 »
I don't collect the specials, with the exception of the union and confederate soldiers, unless there is something quite special (pardon the pun).

For example Sherlock Holmes, Mummy and Vampire. As these figures are quite unique. So I will be getting Liz Taylor for my small collection. Does she fit in the mummy case I wonder ?

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2006, 14:30:39 »
Does she fit in the mummy case I wonder ?

Was that ANOTHER pun, Craig? ... ;)


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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2006, 15:03:33 »

Your getting good richard

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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2006, 14:14:36 »
I know this is a fairly old thread now but I only got my Cleo last weekend and I'm a bit confused with the printed face. :-\

I can't work out if the mouth is to far too the left or the eyes are to far to the Right, that's Cleo's left and right. Also the right eye has running mascara and a bit of the white on the left eye can be seen under the eye outline.

I have noticed on the box image though that the mouth is black, so I wonder if they tried the head with  black moulded in eyes and mouth. Maybe they had problems getting the print exactly over the black eyes and decided to go for a complete printed face.

So , I too would of liked the older style head and a tan skin. However I'm not going to customize or change my Cleo to get a perfect figure, I like her with her slight defects, nobodys perfect.
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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2006, 19:39:53 »
Hm... the "Pirat with red striped trousers" in this year's US Target-exclusive 5782 has also a painted-on face!!
(his eyes are the same as those of the Black Queen special 4591)
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Re: Special Report 4651 Cleopatra !!!
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2006, 16:35:43 »
Hmm, I really like her. A lot of nice and exotic new pieces.
As I have a faible for new wigs, I like her haircut.
As for the tanned skin, you should not forget that in ancient times
the tanned skin was a sign of poorness. It was luxurious to spend
the whole day outside the sun, and to be outstanding in egypt, I
expect Cleo must have been extraordinarily pale. ;)
Look at the painting of Reginald Arthur...
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d9/The_Death_of_Cleopatra_arthur.jpg

(I think in Japan, still all woman try to stay as pale as possible.)

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« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2006, 03:53:27 »
The first Cleopatra special looks more Playmobil to me - The new Cleopatra reminds me so much of some Kinder eggs Egyptian figures that came out in the late 90's. Her outfit and accesories are very cool though.

Nice conversion, Brian.
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