Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Any giants out there?

I am trying to get hold of this Minifigs Mythical Earth giant .Can anyone help?

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  1. I'm not sure. I think that I have a giant that is at least somewhat similar . . . he's painted (with enamels, I think) and something I picked up like that at some point.

    I'll try to find it sometime in the next few days and see if it is the same.


    -- Jeff

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    1. I recall the smelly enamel days so well.

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  2. What an absolutely marvellous figure! Alan, if you source more than one, can I have one too?

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    1. If I have any luck you are first in the queue.

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    2. I had four or five of them when I was sixteen or so,sadly long since gone.

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  3. He's not all that "giant" a giant. I found mine and he's about 45mm from base to top of his head (38mm to eyes).

    I'll try to get a photo of him to you by email, Alan, so you can see the lousy paint job someone gave him (green shirt, blue pants, red socks, yellow hair and very pale "skin").


    -- Jeff

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    1. A photo would be really interesting Jeff.

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  4. I had a look but no luck I'm afraid. Have you painted the others I sent yet? They were never going to get painted by me :(

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    1. David ,in my tired state tonight I just can't recall the figures,sorry.Do remind me please...

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    2. Twas a bunch of ME including Wargs and goblins via Laf (I'm The Dozing Dragon).

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    3. Many apologies-out of context I forgot! They are on the work table and progressing.I've hit this "Oh should I rebase them singly rather tah in groups "thingie again and can't quite think where to proceed with it...

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  5. Not here I'm afraid. Looks like Giant Wimbleweather from the Narnia books. Will keep a look out for you

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    1. There is indeed a Narnian feel to him ( perhaps why I like him so much) like something from a Pauline Baynes illustration.My room had many of her maps and illustrations on the wall as a teenager.

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  6. These sort of vintage fantasy minis do crop up every so often on Ebay (usually in the toys/role-playing section. Unfortunately, they're quite collectable and therefore usually not cheap :-(

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    1. I've got many figures through ebay and not too pricey actually.I avoid the excessively priced ones.

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    2. *BEEP BEEP* - An update - Searching Ebay today generally for fantasy type minis, I found that there's one of these giants listed at the moment (usual disclaimer; I don't know the seller etc...)

      The listing is at -

      http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Minifigs-LOTR-Mythical-Earth-ME39-Giant-/190863862939?pt=UK_Toys_Wargames_RL&hash=item2c705f6c9b

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