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Collectibles by Year
"Eventually, a collection ceases to be a personal indulgence and assumes its own identity. In fact, it becomes a thing in its own right - rather like Frankenstein's monster."
Howard Hodgkin in ARTNews, Summer 2000
 
This section of The Dinosaur Fan presents sets by the year in which they were issued and/or by their copyright date. If the year is an approximation, there will be a “c” for “circa” preceding the year (e.g., c 1988).
 
Use caution; check the data before you use it. NOTE: the information presented throughout this website has NOT been reviewed by any person or organization. All information has been gathered and/or synthesized by me. I am doing my best to provide accurate data however, if you use material from this website for any reason, I would advise you do so with EXTREME CAUTION as there is a good chance that omissions, errors and/or outdated information may exist.
 
Current Collectibles Record Totals
# of Sets# of Items
2,386102,910
 
 
Set Counts by Year
ProductQty. of Sets
Pre-1900's5
1900's6
1910's22
1920's26
1930's40
1940's14
1950's53
1960's95
1970's60
1980's141
1990's717
2000's333
2010's214
Undetermined660
 

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