knienke (knienke) wrote in pkmncollectors,

Tomy, Auldey and Hasbro differences

This is a post for all the Tomy collectors. =) Yesterday I received a package full of MIP Auldey Tomy figures. I got them to replace some of my scuffed figures. However, opening them and comparing them, I noticed a lot of differences! I know some of you want to collect all the different releases and I thought this information might be helpful!

The Hasbro releases are on the left and the Auldey releases are on the right.
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The Hasbro releases have a lot of white shading going on. Like with Pidgey on the feathers on ther head. The Auldey releases have a lot less, or don't have them at all. The Hasbro Tomy has a sligthly different colored beak and talons. Plus, the beak is pointier.
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Here we have Pidgeot. The Hasbro has a small yellow triangle. On the Auldey, it is pink.
pokemon 004
This is a difference all of them seem to have! The Auldey releases all have a straight tail, whereas the Hasbro has it to the side.
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Same with Raticate.
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This is also a big difference. Look at the markings! On the Hasbro they are much larger/wider.
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The stripe on the neck goes much further on the Hasbro.
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Psyduck's beak is lighter on the Auldey.
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The picture doesn't show this differences as good as in real life. But the Auldey Arcanine has a lighter, more yellowish color.
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Again, the tail difference.
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The Auldey Poliwag has the tail much closer to the body.
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Again, the tail.
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They Auldey has a much darker neck colar.
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And this Seaking XD. The lips on the Auldey are much pinker.
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The horn is also much more orange and isn't as pointy as the Hasbro one.

In general I have to say I like the Hasbro releases a lot more. They seem to have a more precise paintjob and did a better job with the expression of the faces.
Now I'm not sure which ones I should keep XD.
If you know any notable differences between releases, please share!
Anyway, I have a collecting update and a sales post coming up (containing the double Tomy figures and more).
Thank you for reading.
Tags: figures, tomy

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