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Kobra khan evil master of snakes; cat no 7098 - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

  • Object:

    Kobra khan evil master of snakes; cat no 7098

  • Date:

    © 1983;1983-1987 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded injection plastic; jointed at neck, shoulders, waist, hips; elastic stringing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jermaine Dacas

  • Museum number:

    B.53:1-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evil Warriors; 13 figures will battle for control of Eternia. Three of them new for '85. The New Battle Armour Skeletor; Kobra Khan and Clawful. All offer exciting working features. Most stand 5½in tall.
1. figure; olive green and brown vinyl moulded to represent a muscular repile like man with a snake's face and webbed feet; brown pants; light green belt and scales marked in light brown. Right hand is curled and the left open. Body can contain water.
2. head; also painted with white and light green eyes. Underneath the head is a white plastic tube with a metal spring. The head sits into the neck of the body and when pressed down water will spray from the open mouth.
3. weapon; gun shape; moulded orange plastic

Date

© 1983;1983-1987 (made)

Materials and Techniques

moulded injection plastic; jointed at neck, shoulders, waist, hips; elastic stringing

Marks and inscriptions

© MATTEL INC 1983 TAIWAN New for 1985

Object history note

References: Mattel 1985 Catalogue. Masters of the Universe is a boy's fantasy toy group consisting of men, equipment and vehicles based on a main character - HE-MAN. It is said to represent the struggle between good
and evil.

Bought by the donor between 1983 and 1987. Mr Dacas was born 17/10/73 and saved his pocket money to buy the toys. He played with them and created his own dramas for the characters. MASTERS OF THE
UNIVERSE was one of the top ten ranges of fantasy toys for four or five years; last seen in the list September 1988.

Descriptive line

Kobra Khan; figure; Taiwan; 1983-7

Production Note

Made by: Mattel
USA/Taiwan

Categories

Toys & Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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