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I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play.

Friday, September 16, 2011

A is for Anchor

A recent (1980-90's?) premium, I've had the calf for ages as he came in a small scale 'job-lot', but his mum turned up in a bag from a charity shop last week, after I blogged here!

Here they are; not much to say, based on Britains designs, made in 'Jersey' plastic and there may have been more? For years I thought it was just the calf!

Close-up of the marking. That's them done and ticked-off then! Given away with butter, Anchor is (was?) a major brand here in the UK, probably Kraft or Dannone now!!...United Conglomerate Holdings Co.Ltd. part of the Shipping (Utrecht) & Mfg. Int. Corp......

6 comments:

Paul´s Bods said...

They look nice..what scale are they..1/32nd??
Cheers
paul

Maverick Collecting said...

No; 54mm, I used to think it was around 30mm as I only had the small one, but when the mother turned up the other day it became obvious they were a large 'family'...thing is...was there a Bull? Or a sibling calf?

Paul´s Bods said...

Pity...I could have added them to my farmyard...:-
Did you get my mail??
Cheers
paul

Maverick Collecting said...

No eMail? maverickatlarge@hotmail.com...
try again!

Maverick Collecting said...

Found it in 'Junk' (what's the world trying to tell you!!) and have replied...H

Maverick Collecting said...

Call me an idiot...Anchor itsn't a British comapany at all, whoever owns it...it's a New Zealand company that imports in to the UK....Doh!