The Playmobil Pirates line will soon be seeing the release of a radio controlled motorized ship will have the ability to be controlled from up to 30 meters away. In addition, the new RC underwater motor module utilized by the pirate ship will also be compatible with other Playmobil ships. The Pirate Ship with the new RC underwater motor module will be available starting May 17th in Germany and in Austria, Switzerland, Benelux and Scandinavia in 2013. The Pirate Ship will be available in other markets starting 2014.
Source: Playmobil Collector’s Club
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To find out more about the Leprechaun, check out the official site of the National Leprechaun Museum.
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Playmobil is best known as an imaginative play toy and few things inspire one’s imagination as much as the circus. Oliver Schaffer of Germany has brought together both the imaginative worlds of Playmobil and of the circus with his Circus Oliver exhibitions. Featuring more than 5,000 Playmobil figures, the exhibitions showcase different types of circuses ,many aspects of circus culture and display’s from the actual circuses themselves. The circus and Playmobil are quite a draw, so much in fact that more than half a million people have seen the 7 separate Circus Oliver exhibitions that have taken place in Europe over the last 10 years. Circus Oliver is currently exhibiting in Chemnitz, Germany until February 23rd at the Galerie Roter Turm. For more pictures of the exhibitions, check out Circus Oliver’s Facebook page.
This September will see the introduction of a new Playmobil theme with a distinct Eastern influence; Asia-Dragon Land. Asia-Dragon Land will feature six news sets, with the core set being the Great Asia-Dragon Castle, which can be combined with the Secret Dragon Fortress to form the Giant Dragon Fortress. The theme’s Dragons figures can grip weapons and accessories, with some also featuring LED illuminated fire breath. Asia-Dragon Land, along with other Playmobil products will be on display at the Nuremberg International Toy Fair, which runs from January 30th to February 4th, in Nuremberg, Germany.
A 100 square meter recreation of the American Civil War’s Battle of Chancellorsville featuring more than 6,000 Playmobil figures was displayed at Toy Market Madrid on January 19th, nearly 150 years after the actual event took place. $25,000 worth of Playmobil, including more than 5,000 soldiers as well as numerous structures, weapons, horses, wagons and vegetation, all coming together to depict the battle that took place from April 30th to May 6th, 1863 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Nine Playmobil collectors from AMCLICKS contributed their figures and items towards the construction of the Battle’s recreation.
Source: Europa Press