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Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Billy the Cat Collectable

If you're looking for something a little bit special for the British comic fan in your life this Christmas, how about one of these limited edition Beano & Dandy figurines from Robert Harrop?

Billy the Cat, Cuddles and other characters have joined the figure range from the company, which recently moved into The Mill Building at the old Jackfield Tile Works in Shifnal, Shropshire.

The new works are not only more suitable for the figurine producing company whose licensed products also include characters from Thunderbirds, Stingray and The Clangers, but now Robbert Harrop has a history spanning well over twenty years, the company felt being part of a Shropshire heritage site is also "most appropriate".

While their collectable figurines are available from stockists worldwide, Robert Harrop will be opening and on site shop to one and all at The Mill Building on the 29th November, offering their complete catalogue available to view and purchase.

"This we feel is incredibly necessary in a world where many of our collectors do not get the chance to see our efforts in the flesh," said a company spokesperson. "It will also give you the opportunity to discuss personally your own wishes for future releases."

The company hopes to have a substantial number of their archive pieces on permanent display as a catalogue of all the figurines we have produced for over two decades from April 2009 onewards at the store. "This will take many months to complete and will constantly evolve, establishing a vital source of information for both existing and prospective collectors alike."

• More information at: www.robertharrop.com

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