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Monster; fur covered - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

  • Object:

    Monster; fur covered

  • Date:

    © 1984;1986-1987 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jermaine Dacas

  • Museum number:

    B.71:1-1994

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 13 []

Physical description

1. figure; moulded tan plastic with the head and body covered with brown fake fur. The boots are black and the face painted to show yellow fangs. the hands; with three fingers and a thumb; are open. On the boots and a band on left arm is a red winged skull design.
2. body shield; yellow moulded plastic with a red winged skull design; it fastens at the back. Marked 9171-2259

Date

© 1984;1986-1987 (made)

Materials and Techniques

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

Marks and inscriptions

© MATTEL INC 1984 TAIWAN New for 1986

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

Monster; figure; Taiwan; 1986-7

Production Note

Made by: Mattel
USA/Taiwan

Categories

Toys & Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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