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Action man outfit; sample - Highlander


  • Object:

    Action man outfit; sample

  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong (made)

  • Date:

    1970-1977 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palitoy Company Ltd (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cloth and plastic items

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

These items had been placed on a 1964 styled Action Man.
1. Jacket; green cotton with silver trim; white braid and yellow cotton at the lower back; press stud fastening; Action Man cloth label at neck.
2. kilt; Black Watch tartan with blue cotton shoulder straps; press stud fastening at the waist
3,4. sock tops (no feet); red and white checked stretch nylon
5,6. boots; moulded black plastic with thread laces
7,8. spats; white cotton; with elastic foot straps and velcro fastenings
9. sporran; moulded black plastic with two (of three) hanging tassels painted white and gold. There appears to be no method of attaching it to the figures; it was pinned.

Place of Origin

Hong Kong (made)


1970-1977 (made)


Palitoy Company Ltd (made)

Materials and Techniques

cloth and plastic items

Object history note

References: sample

Descriptive line

Action Man Outfit; sample; Hong Kong; 1970-77


Scotland; Children & Childhood; Toys & Games


Museum of Childhood

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