Space 1999 Eagle Freighter Dinky Retro 12″ Replica LIMITED EDITION of 1000

$169.99

Space 1999 Eagle Freighter Dinky Retro 12″ Replica LIMITED EDITION of 1000:

Featuring:

DIE CAST EAGLE FREIGHTER IN 1975 RETROSPECTIVE COLOUR SCHEME
MAGNETIC NUCLEAR CANISTERS AND GRAB
RETROSPECTIVE BLISTER DISPLAY PACKAGING
LIMITED TO ONLY 1000 SETS WORLDWIDE
EACH EDITION INDIVIDUALLY AND SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED

I was 12 years of age in 1975 and I wanted an Eagle Freighter more than anything in the world!

Off I set to Dellahunty’s toy shop in Formby village in Lancashire, clutching £3.50 in hard-earned paper round money with just one aim in mind – to return home with a model of one of the most amazing spaceships I’d ever seen.

I still own that same toy today, and only have to glance at it to be transported back to a time of wonder and excitement.

While it would be very easy as a grown man with 25 years’ experience in toy design and manufacturing to be cynical of a more simple time of toy production, I can never understate just how much these toys fired my imagination and became part of the reason why, 40 years on, I’m making Eagle Freighters.

So… here’s a small tribute to the Green UFO Interceptor, the Blue S.H.A.D.O. Mobile, the Blue Thunderbird 2 and the Green and Blue EAGLES. May our imaginations always be fired!

RETROSPECTIVE EAGLE TRANSPORTER – Special Edition in celebration of childhood – 1000 ONLY WORLDWIDE

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  • Catalog#: 189SI10
  • Theme(s): Sixteen 12
  • Theme(s): Space 1999

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