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Reptilian monster - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

  • Object:

    Reptilian monster

  • Date:

    © 1986;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.84:1-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1. figure of brown and grey moulded plastic representing a reptile with a tail. On the back is a small block under which is the trademark and date. This block will have some function but it is not clear.
2. gun; black moulded plastic; marked MALAYSIA

Date

© 1986;1986-1987 (made)

Materials and Techniques

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

Marks and inscriptions

© Mattel Inc 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; 1986-7

Production Note

Made by: Mattel
USA

Categories

Toys & Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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