“What we do in life echoes in eternity” – a great line from a great film. While “What we experience in childhood echoes through adulthood” is a slightly less profound quote, especially when measured in the context of toy collecting, it is still a huge part of what makes up the personality of grown adults that buy vintage Transformers figures. The power of deeply-loved childhood toys, present or absent, is as undeniable as their legacy or how we found our way into the hobby, and ultimately what we get out of it.
In Survivors – Part 1 last week, I looked at one half of my childhood collection of vintage G1 Transformers and shared a few personal and special memories of how they came into my possession, what they mean to me and peppered the retrospective emotional walk down memory lane with some wise quotes from respected friends. This week the quotes remain, but the focus of part 2 will be on how childhood Transformers influence adult Transformers collecting purchases and decisions. I cannot guarantee that there will not be more emotional gushing…Survivors – Part 2 | Source Blog <- CLICK TO READ
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