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Thread: Zayre Wars

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    Plaid Stallions Zayre Wars



    I think this ad nicely captures the moment in time where my personal lust for all things Star Wars reached a pinnacle. As a kid I had all but two (never got a 12 inch Vader or R2) of the items pictured here. All of them got ruined not by neglect but by constant play.

    For more Fashion Mockery and 70's toy love visit us at Plaid Stallions.com


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    Spectacular! I have everything on that page except for the 12 inch Vader. Still need most of the 12 inch figures.

    "No rainchecks"!
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_T7BhcH-_Lqw/Rph52zHLjQI/AAAAAAAAAWY/IRQJUp3saOs/s200/Hulk.jpg

    Looking for the following Mego "Comic Action Heroes" accessories: Penguin's umbrella and Green Goblin's satchel/shoulder bag.
    And one Mego Comic Activator (working or non working).

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    that is awesome. thanks for sharing. I had everything there except the 12" Vader. still have some of the stuff too

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    I like how they are telling how many of the item each store carries. You can see the pattern based on the size/price of the item, 8 of the Death Star Play up to 288 action figures.

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    That's a beautiful ad. I still have items in my collection from Zayre's, it was a great chain.
    WANTED: NM or boxed Fonzie jalopy; POTA Fortress signal-flasher--top portion; vintage Galahad box; minty Wolfman tights; Black Knight sword; minty POTA stallion reins (brown); Lion Rock (pale) Dracula & Mummy heads; Wayne Foundation blue furniture; Flash Gordon/Ming (10") unbroken holsters; CHiPs gloved arms; POTA T2 tan body; POTA knife-swords; CTVT/vintage Friar Tuck robes.

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    Great ad! I forgot all about Zayres, that was a pretty good store.

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    Need Time Machine, must head to Zayre!

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    Went to our Zayres quite a bit.
    WANTED: Boxed, Carded and Kresge Carded WGSH

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    I wish Ames never bought them out. Both stores might still be around today.

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    I had everything on here except the large size R2D2.

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