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Boxing Day in July!

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Boxing Day in July!

The factory is just a few days away from completing the new batch of BMC Toys, and arrive is on track for late August. Here's some of the new D-Day Normandy, D-Day Utah Beach, and Iwo Jima playset boxes stacked in their final case quantity configurations:

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Start the Press - Header Cards Galore!

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Start the Press - Header Cards Galore!

Here's some photos of the new header card production. This is a big stack on the press: Master sheets with 6 different header cards after top and bottom trimming: Video of Printing Press in action:    

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Proof of D-Day June 6, 1944: The Invasion of Normandy

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Proof of D-Day June 6, 1944: The Invasion of Normandy

BMC Toys production is rolling along and current ETA is August. Here's the 'hard proof' for the new BMC D-Day Normandy Playset Box. This is the final step before the boxes are printed and cut: Here are proofs of all of the new boxes, header cards, stickers and labels:    

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Iwo Jima Japanese Good Luck Flag

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Iwo Jima Japanese Good Luck Flag

The new BMC Toys production is in progress and current ETA is later this summer. One minor hiccup is the original art for the very small flag on this Iwo Jima figure is missing, so a new version was created. It depicts a hinomaru yosegaki (Japanese Good Luck Flag). Here's a couple of links for more information about the flags: https://www.jref.com/forum/threads/help-with-japanese-world-war-2-flag-souvenirs.56828/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_Luck_Flag

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BMC Toys Production Update and New Package Art

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BMC Toys Production Update and New Package Art

The big delay for new BMC Toys production due to package art is finally over. The latest estimate for arrival is late July/Early August. A new set has been added, 'Atlantic Wall Fortifications' that includes 21 pieces of barbed wire ,dragons teeth, sandbags,  and czech hedgehogs. Here's a preview of the new header cards and boxes:

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