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Offline Marco_4124

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Playmobil Drupa 1982
« on: October 18, 2019, 18:53:39 »
Playmobil Drupa 1982

If you've worked in the graphic industry for 22 years, it's nice when you get a Playmobil promotion klicky of the Drupa from 1982. For the people who don't know the Drupa, this is by far the largest graphic trade show in the world. All major technical innovations are introduced here at the Messe in Düsseldorf every four years. Drupa is the abbreviation for Druck und Papier Messe. And from school to the last time I worked in the graphic industry, I have visited all the trade fairs, the first in 1986, the last in 2012. So I searched for some old pictures of the Drupa and played a little with Photoshop. Playmobil still uses printed matter (including building plans and catalogues), and someone has to do the shopping for the graphic supplies ;-)











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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2019, 18:58:55 »
 :love:

Playmobil Drupa 1982

It was a couple, right? That guy and a black woman saying "Happy"? I have her, but at the time had no idea where she was from..

And there is an astronaut - with a really really odd pad. Not as pictured on the box: DRUPA edition (2000) (link at playkingdoms)
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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019, 10:01:23 »
What an interesting vintage klicky! The clip-on bowtie is a nice touch.

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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2019, 10:05:25 »
Here are the couples.
Regarding the male figure : there was a mix of white hats/caps and black collars/bowties.
Regarding the female figure : she's wearing the very elusive classic RED necklace, what is great in it's own way!

Also, ther were two different flags.
All in all very cool figures!
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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2019, 15:54:05 »
:love:

I had no idea there are different flags :o

(I got the woman on a misc bundle, I think)
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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2019, 07:34:33 »
Thank you for sharing this historic moment with us  :thanks:
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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2019, 22:12:57 »
:love:

I had no idea there are different flags :o

(I got the woman on a misc bundle, I think)

You will be surprised....


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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2019, 06:40:56 »
Thanks for sharing this early promotional set, Marco_4124. Is it the earliest one of all?
I've never seen it before, but then there are many, many promotional sets from German events/cities/etc. It is only the most recent ones I have any hope of keeping up with, thanks to Daniela and St.John!
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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2019, 06:44:25 »
I don't know, you have to ask an expert. It is the oldest promotional klicky I have.

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Re: Playmobil Drupa 1982
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2019, 07:55:01 »
You will be surprised....

 :o

Wow.  Oh well. The only chance I'll have to get those (with the stupid balls NOT cooperating!) is by chance, like the woman.. But I had no idea those even existed!
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