Mini Bruder SPACE-TOYS!

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Mini Bruder Space Toys – Those Collectable Lil’ Plastic Treasures

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As much as I dig (pun intended) Mini Bruder construction vehicles, trucks and trains, my all-time FAVE are the the ‘Astro Space’ toys that I discovered back in the 1980s. These toys seemed to be produced in two different scales, each with their own distinctive color schemes.

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First, the smaller toys from this series were approximately the size of a Eisenhower Dollar coin (1-1.5”) and were commonly released in a combination of colors such as white, blue, black, orange and metallic silver plastic parts to be joined together to build each ‘complete’ toy.

Then, there is a second version of Bruder doing the ‘space race’ with a larger version (approximately 3 to 4 times the size as the smaller type), different designs and brighter colors with charming robots and droids added to the…

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