AAA spider, surprise CollectA gift, two books and something for an other blog-entry!
New week, new additions. Not much, but what I got is fantastic. lets begin with a find I did in a local Intertoys. An AAA spider! AAA is popping up out of nowhere these weeks, I like it! They had two versions for sale, I only took one. Found it in a random plastic container close to all the Schleich they have for sale. I love random boxes/containers with plastic animals in them. It is always fun to look trough them and find jewels like this one. I don't know the specie of this spider. But it has a sucker on his belly, so it can stick around here and there. Made out of a soft rubber type material, the legs can wiggle a bit. I love the blue color of his belly part and the size as well.
After sending one of the WWD blind-bag dinosaurs to his new owner, I got a message back saying I will get something in return. Not my intention at all to get something in return, but I really appreciated it. So when the mailman came and posted an envelope, I was very curious of what was inside! Never could I have guessed that it would be the new 2016 CollectA Hirola! It is beautiful! CollectA is a pioneer in rare species and with the Hirola they did an awesome job! The name of this Hirola is Flint and I promised to take good care of him. The size, the colors and his face are great! The only minus are the thin legs, who are bending a bit inwards on this one. Nevertheless, this is a great new addition to my antelopes and I can recommend this one to all collectors.
And last but not least, books! Two books. One from Elseviers Guides, the cat guide! Great condition for a second hand book. Found this one in a secondhand store with one rack FULL of nature/animal books. It was a real pleasure to look trough all of them. But only found just this one book. Oh well, I have to be picky at some point. Book has all the things Elseviers Guides are known for. Nice illustrations, much information and easy reading. Not only information about the breeds, but also about how to care for your cat or new kitten in general. The second book is a small animal guide with the illustrations I adore! I must be honest and tell you I have several animal guides already in my collection. But this one really got my attention because the drawings are different from the ones I already have. I can't really explain it actually, but I just needed to take this one home with me. Also in good condition for a secondhand book, also found in a secondhand store. But this time one near my home.
I bought something really special this week. So special, I want to dedicate an whole blog-entry to it. So when the weather is getting better, I shall take photos of it and post it here! Curious? Well, you will see it in the next blog-entry!
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