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Weapon - Tank Gun

Tank Gun

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palitoy Company Ltd (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved and painted wood, card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Palitoy Company

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

large hand carved gun for a tank, painted dark grey
housed in a plain card box shaped to fit and label TANK GUN

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1980 (made)


Palitoy Company Ltd (maker)

Materials and Techniques

carved and painted wood, card

Object history note

Part of the Palitoy Archive

This is a matrix for a tank gun, probably one of the Action Man series.

Descriptive line

Palitoy, English, about 1980


Wood; Card


Carved; Painted

Production Type



Museum of Childhood

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