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Webstor; evil master of escape; cat no. 4895 - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

  • Object:

    Webstor; evil master of escape; cat no. 4895

  • Date:

    © 1981;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.60:1-1994

  • 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; dark blue plastic moulded to represent a muscular man with red belt; black `fur' pants; dark purple webbed feet. The head is painted to show yellow fangs and red eyes. Right hand is curled; left is open.
2,3. body armour; dark purple moulded plastic orange decoration on the front. The back panel has attached a long black thread with a grappling hook (dark purple plastic) attached to the other end.
4. weapon; gun shape; moulded black plastic

Date

© 1981;1983-1987 (made)

Materials and Techniques

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

Marks and inscriptions

© MATTEL INC 1981 TAIWAN

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

Webstor; figure; Taiwan; 1983-7

Production Note

Made by: Mattel
USA/Taiwan

Categories

Toys & Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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