Thick snow on the ground today and we’re at the very height of the Christmas rush. I’m just coming up for air long enough to tell you about some of our recommended best selling Christmas Toys that we currently still have in stock. A small selection is shown in the image below.
Well here’s something quite exciting. Papo have now delivered two new historical figurines that take us back to 13th and 14th Century Scotland. In fact these are arguably Scotland’s two greatest heroes from the Wars of Independence – King Robert the Bruce, victor of Bannockburn, and Guardian of Scotland William Wallace, who kicked English butt at Stirling Bridge.
As you’d expect with Papo they are high quality figures with superb detail. So what are you waiting for?
“…for, as long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule. It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom – for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself.”
We’re into November and the Christmas runup is in full steam. As a bonus for our shoppers this season we have a special offer.
Every order over £30 value (excluding shipping) will get a free boxed fidget spinner while stocks last. These are good quality heavy duty 7.5 cm tri spinners that come in a range of colours. They are bound to make a very attractive extra stocking filler on the big day. See our link http://www.comacotoys.com/Free-Fidget-Spinners for full details of the offer. Runs until 25th December 2017.
This includes 9 different boxed sets from the Wildlife, Dinosaurs, Farm World and Horse Club ranges. The highlight is perhaps the Jungle Research Crocodile Set, but there are plenty more to choose from. Click on the links below to go to detailed descriptions of each set.
A new line we added earlier this year was this fantastic range of branded soft toys from Posh Paws. These are all characters from popular movies in plush toy form and they come in 3 sizes. Small at around 7″, regular at 10″, or extra large at a massive 20″. We had buy new bags in specially to ship the big ones!
We have a range of fun characters from 3 film franchises so far – Star Wars, Marvel Avengers and Finding Dory. Why not start a collection? Here is small selection of what we have in stock:
Currently as I write from the north of Scotland, summer seems to have bypassed us this year and gone straight into late autumn. However, it is still the school holidays with perhaps the prospect of empty days left to fill for the younger ones in your family.
Hopefully this first proper sale since our website relaunch will help. We have literally dozens of items with significant price reduction. Click to see the full list of bargains. Handily you will the normal price crossed through with the sale price next to it. Don’t forget that we also have free standard UK shipping on all orders!
These are exciting times for Comaco Toys. We have more suppliers, more lines and more stock than ever before in our history. A couple of weeks saw me heading south to Harrogate for our first visit to the Toymaster show at the Majestic Hotel.
After experiencing the less subtle delights of the London Toy Fair and NEC Spring Show, it was something a relief to find that this was a slightly lower key and less formal event. This is largely due to it being a trade only fair with only fairly limited stand space for the exhibitors.
The venue for the Toymaster show
After a long drive from the north of Scotland, I arrived early afternoon and gave myself a good hour or two to recaffeinate and aclimatise. My pre-booked appointments were all for the following day, so the afternoon was free to browse and explore.
Mutant Ninja Turtles were on display at GP Flair, as well as Shopkins – currently a big seller. Teletubbies (which I once wrote a dissertation on) were making a reappearance at a couple of stands, and Paw Patrol and Angry Birds also had a definite presence. Super Hero Girls looked the business at Mattel.
H Grossman had a range Of Ghostbusters tie ins to come out later in the year, and I had already earmarked Posh Paws Ltd with its range of movie related plush toys. A little different was Stikbot from Brainstorm: fun figures with suction arms and feet who are designed to make simple stop motion animation using a mobile phone app.
We love stocking Papo figures. Not only is quality guaranteed but you can always count on some exciting new additions to the range each year.
We’ve made posts before on Dinosaurs and Knights, so I thought it was high time to highlight the fabulous Marine Life range. Especially since we have recently received three brand new figures for 2016; the Sperm Whale, the Sawfish and the Narwhal. These are now added to the impressive collection of sea creatures available.
The two whales in the range come in at an impressive 30 cm in length and are heavy duty toys. However all the toys – larger or smaller – are fabulously detailed. For an idea of this click on the pictures below; my favourite is the octopus, but I am sure you will have your own! Full dimensions and pricing for each can be found on the main website links.