EDISON, NJ – A lifetime collection of re-released toys popular in the 1970s and ‘80s will be sold on Thursday, March 28, by Bodnar’s Auction Sales at the New Jersey Expo and Convention Center, 97 Sunfield Ave.
The day-long sale also includes over 4,000 lots, from furniture and giftware to jewelry, household items, paper ephemera, coins, advertising, textiles and more. The sale begins at 111 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. for registration and preview.
The toy collection is from a Maryland estate; most of the toys are in mint condition and in their original packaging.
There is a large selection of X-Plus Garage Toy Godzilla figures, including Fire Rodan, Mechagodzilla, Moguera, Gigan, Gamera, Destoroyah and over 50 more. Almost every character in the Godzilla movies are going to battle to see who will sell first, and for the highest amount.
There are many Bandai and Bandai SH Monster Arts figures to choose from as well, all in their original boxes. There are Vinyl Wars figures and from Bandai and X-Plus is the soft vinyl kit in luminous purple.
Up next is an assortment of Mattel rerelease Masters of the Universe collection. All in original boxes, there are many pieces to this group, including the Castle Grayskull and the Castle Grayskull deluxe accessory kit, as well as the Castle Greyskull Polystone Environment.
Some of the other items offered are Point Dread & Talon Fighter, Battle Ram, multiple He-Man figures, Hordak, King Hssss, King Grayskull, Serpentine King Hssss, 2 dual boxes with Flying Fists He-Man and Terror Claws Skeletor as well as Laser Power He-Man and Laser Light Skeletor, a weapons rack, Roton evil assault vehicle, and multiple Skeletor figures.
There is also a quantity of Transformers. They range from a large group of Hasboro and Generations to Masterpiece, all still in the box. Takara Tomy was a big name in his collection and included are Higharow, Chromedome, Creator Primus, Masterpiece Convoy, and Decepticon, Optimus Exprime, Sensuimaru, Hishoumaru, Gekisoumaru, Ganoh, Jinbu, Kenzan, and Mastermegatron.
Also included is a Transformers Platinum Optimus Prime Year of the Snake, a Platinum Edition Supreme Starscream and a Platinum Edition Ultra Magnus.
Rounding out the group are other re-released toys - multiple Voltron, Thundercats, Power Rangers, Galactica, Swamp Thing. Green Lantern, Darkseid, Alien, Iron Man, and Marvel Dark Knight Specials. There is a large Marvel Famous Firsts 75th Anniversary Masterworks Slipcase set in the box.
For further information, and more photos are online at www.bodnarsauction.com.