Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

Top 10 Starscream Toys #10-6

Egotistical, self-centered, cowardly, spiteful, and traitorous, a vile concoction of personality traits that define one of the most popular Decepticons, Starscream. Despite the personality flaws that define him, this character has remained a mainstay in Transformers toy lines and Media. The toy that would become Starscream was originally known as Jetrobo from the Diaclone toy […]

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Top 10 Most Expensive G1 Transformers Toys

  Top 10 Most Expensive G1 Transformers Toys The Transformers brand debuted in 1984 and has been sold virtually ever since. With Marvel Comics providing the backstory, and an animated series for marketing support, it took off. Arguably one of the top 3 action figure toy franchises in history. We’ve been buying and selling G1 Transformers […]

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Why Get My Toys Appraised?

Why Get My Toys Appraised? Popular action figures and toys from the 1980’s that are still in good condition can be worth hundreds and even thousands of dollars. Toys don’t have to be sealed to be worth considerable money or to be appraised.  For example, an original Optimus Prime sold for $20 in 1984 and […]

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