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     Friday, January 11 2008 @ 03:59 AM EST
    10 JANUARY 2008 | MERCHANDISE | FOB WATCH


    Expect eBay to be awash with CHARACTER OPTIONS latest "toy".

    The Doctor's Fob Watch is a highly detailed (and fully functional - as a watch, of course) replica of the fob watch used by both the Doctor and the Master. It features speech, lights and sound effects.

    RRP: £14.99. Suitable for five year olds plus and adults of-a-certain-age.


    sadly it looks plastic...

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     Friday, January 11 2008 @ 08:18 AM EST
    Seriously?

    Looks awesome, well £15 for a detailed toy of a prop the plastic option was probably best.

    It might be oversized as well to accommodate the voice/sound effects etc.

    No matter what I'm liking it!

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     Friday, January 11 2008 @ 02:32 PM EST
    I'd probably rather someone pushed the boat out and did a proper reproduction watch, as opposed to a plastic job.

    I'm not a massive fan of the screwdrivers and reproduction style items (Judoon Scanners etc) that Character do, but that's just me. They're clearly very popular with everyone else.

    I do remember Smitty was actually asking for one of these months ago.

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     Friday, January 11 2008 @ 03:01 PM EST
    Yes I did!

    It looks pretty darn close to what I thought it would be if it was made into a rolepaying toy/accessory. Oh I've seen a few more pics and it is not oversized.



    I then recalled that the fob watch from HN/FOB/U was a little big as well.

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     Sunday, January 13 2008 @ 12:19 PM EST

    Is this plastic? If so, that is a shame. Didn't there used to be another Doctor Who FOB watch available some years ago which was pewter or something. I think I have it (though it may have broke on me). Memory is a little hazy on it now, perhaps it had the seal of Rassilon and the DW logo (similar to the 1996 video movie)...

    This is nice, but I would prefer a proper watch, not a toy.

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     Sunday, January 13 2008 @ 12:23 PM EST

    This is the actual one from Human Nature:



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     Monday, January 21 2008 @ 03:07 PM EST
    The watches have started turning up in Argos folks (if anyone is planning on getting one).

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    I was told there were a few of these in the dealers room at Gallifrey 2008. They were the first to sell out as well. But unfortunately, I was also told they are made out of plastic. Angry Oh well... It's just a toy.

    Let me know when some company makes a real FOB watch replica.

    Cheers,
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     Monday, February 25 2008 @ 08:50 PM EST

    I found one at the NYC Forbidden Planet tonight.

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     Monday, February 25 2008 @ 11:09 PM EST
    I saw this at the Toy Fair last week. I met Robyn and Matt from Underground, and they were great. Robyn's British, which surprised me a bit. Nice lady.

    I took this photo of the fob watch toy. It's basically full-sized, and looked good. I didn't ask her to take it out of the case, but I should have. I got this photo, not of the interior, though.



    And the better news still is that this:



    is a real fob watch! This will also be available. It's somewhat smaller than the real deal. If the original is 8cm across, this must have been about half-scale at 4-5cm across.

    Oh... and for those who wish to be envious:



    That's a real BBC Dalek that got shipped over for the Toy Fair show, and I was told it would be at Forbidden Planet in New York for a while as well, on display, before it returns to England.

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     Tuesday, February 26 2008 @ 04:42 AM EST
    I found one in Tesco...

    its nice but NOT good enough... i want a metal one... 15 quid plastic looking and feeling...


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     Tuesday, February 26 2008 @ 02:00 PM EST

    The Dalek has been at the NYC Forbidden Planet for a few weeks now... I have seen it a couple of times.

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     Tuesday, February 26 2008 @ 04:57 PM EST
    The real one is sweet. When do we get that?

    And way to pose there, Sean!

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     Tuesday, February 26 2008 @ 06:02 PM EST
    And how much will that fab real fob watch be?!

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     Wednesday, February 27 2008 @ 12:09 AM EST
    [Quote  by:  seanhuxter] ...
    And the better news still is that this:



    is a real fob watch! This will also be available. It's somewhat smaller than the real deal. If the original is 8cm across, this must have been about half-scale at 4-5cm across.

    ...


    Cool. Do you know when this is going to be available? I wish it was full scale and I wish the watch face plate matched the original one better, but if it is real (i.e. not a plastic toy), I will take it (if it is priced reasonably).


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