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MPC made five character figures to go with their army "Camp Swampy" playset based upon the popular Beetle Bailey comic strip of the times. General Halftrack figure only marked "General".
NONE IN STOCK
5.00 1966 Comic book ad as seen above, cut out from comic book.
Comical figures made in 1966 to go with their Motor masters tank. The figures are hard plastic and factory painted.
30.00 All four motor masters tank figures.
These figures were made in many colors for many roles. In green as armymen, blue as police, red as firemen, white as ski troops, brown as cowboys, yellow as farmers, flesh as construction workers and other odd colors for whatever the reason. The four "shirt and pants figures (MP116-119) were made in brown and used as cowboys. These figures were quite frustrating to many kids as they just didn't look right.
SEE ACW PAGE FOR MOUNTED AND SEATED POSES, RED USED AS FIREMEN, PILOTS AND MOUNTIRS, BLUE USED AS POLICE AND FARMERS
$1.00 EACH BROWN, ARMY GREEN, BLUE OR RED,
$2.00 EACH ALL OTHER COLORS
Dressed in shirts and Pants
MP116 Arms down; 2 yellow, 3 browns, 2 blues.
MP117 In crouch; 3 blue, 23 browns, 7 reds, 8 yellow, 8 army greens, 2 medium green, 1 purple, 1 orange.
MP118 Right arm up; 21 browns, 5 army greens, 3 reds, 4 yellow, 2 bright green, 2 purple, 2 medium green, 2 blue.
MP119 Left arm up; 13 army greens, 8 reds, 20 browns, 8 yellow, 9 blue, 1 purple, 2 orange.
Dressed in coveralls/jumpsuits
MP120 Left arm up; 12 army greens, 7 browns, 1 gray.
MP121 Right arm up; 19 army greens, 1 yellow.
Dressed in uniform overcoats
MP122 Left arm up; 7 army greens, 2 reds, 2 blues, 1 gray, 1 dark gray, 4 browns.
MP123 Hands at waist; 10 army greens, 1 reds, 2 brown.
Dressed in military dress uniforms
MP124 Hands at waist; 4 army greens, 2 gray, 4 browns.
MP125 Right arm up; 15 army greens, 6 browns, 1 blues.
We have seen one source list that there are four different MPC WWII belts. Well as you can see above we have found 11 different belts. The top two were probably made by Marx. It is possible that when MPC made their new better GIs they made a new set of accessories. It is also possible that some of the above accessories were made by Andy Gard who modeled their accessories after MPC. In addition to the belts, you can see three different submachine guns, three different carbines, two different rifles, two different pistols, two different life belts, and three different helmets in the pictures above.
Military Accessories, silver unless noted. May be some Andy Gard and Marx pieces hiding in the mix.
1.00 BAR (NONE)
.50 Helmet. (NONE)
.50 Belt. (6 silver)
.50 Life preserver belt. (2)
.50 Pick. (6)
.50 Shovel. (1)
- 20.00 Canadian paper flag. used either with a WWII or Western set sold in Canada.
Helicopter pilot's helmet. (NONE)
In order to keep up with the competition MPC made a set of more realistic armymen for their ringhand series. They were better detailed than the "generic" earlier figures and much more popular with kids. They were made in green for armymen, blue for Marines, Navy, or Air Force personnel, gold as spacemen and a series of bright colors (such as hot pink!) to perhaps grab the attention of small children. The kneeling figure was made with two base styles; elongate and oval shaped as can be seen to the below. In later years the mold was revised to make the bases smaller to perhaps use less plastic.
$1.00 EACH, army green,
$3.00 EACH; purple, gold or pink
$2.00 EACH all other colors
MP126 Walking; 31 army greens, 3 bright green, 5 blue.
MP127 Advance in a crouch; 3 army greens, 1 bright green no base, 1 blue.
MP128 Running; 1 yellow, 1 bright green.
MP129 Kneeling, elongate base; 6 blue, 17 army greens.
MP130 Kneeling, oval base; 20 army greens, 4 blues, 10 bright green, 5 yellows.
MP131 Prone; 19 army greens, 7 bright green, 1 blue.
3.00 Space rifle, gold. (NONE)
3.00 Space pistol, gold. (NONE)
3.00 Space BAR, gold. (NONE)
2.00 Space biped for BAR, gold. (NONE)
3.00 Helmet, gold. (NONE)
3.00 Belt with attached antennae, gold. (NONE)
3.00 Radio, gold. (NONE)
NONE Space command flag (Stick broken).
NONE Figure pulled out of mold too quickly and makes a good casualty, purple.
The Andy Gard 54mm figures are often mistaken for MPC figures. What we have for sale will be found in the "All Other Vintage USA Made" sales list. They are the same size as MPC & Carzol. A company known as CARZOL in Canada copied the later MPC military ringhand poses. Not very common. Each is marked Carzol and has a mold cavity number under the base.
SEE ALL OTHER A-O PAGE FOR ANDY GARD AVAILABILITY
3.00 Kneeling GI; NONE.
3.00 Crouching GI; NONE.
3.00 Walking GI; NONE.
3.00 Prone GI; NONE.
3.00 Walking. (1), (1.00 SPLIT BASE; 1)
3.00 In crouch. (3)
3.00 Kneeling. (NONE)
3.00 Prone. (1), (1.00 SPLIT BASE; 1)
MPC GI ringhand copies made by Carzol of Canada in a Plasticraft header card bag. No wonder we get confused.
NONE - Plasticraft No. 9029 Cobra Division Combat Troops with Interchangeable Parts. About 8-10 figures + a bunch of accessories.
MPC made the generic ringhands in white and sold them as ski troops. Some may have also served as medical personnel. Accessories found in white seem to be the same for ski and medical sets.
2.00 Each Figure, white
MP116 Arms at sides, shirt and pants. (NONE)
MP117 In crouch, shirts and pants. (NONE)
MP118 right hand up, shirt and pants. (NONE)
MP120 Left arm up, in coveralls. (2)
MP121 right arm up, in coveralls. (NONE)
MP122 Left arm up, in uniform overcoat. (3)
MP123 Hands at waist, in uniform overcoat. (3)
MP124 Hands at waist in dress uniform. (NONE)
MP125 Right arm up, in dress uniform. (3)
4.00 Skies + 2 ski poles; 3 gray. (Add to figure purchase for $3.00).
1.50 Ski pole; 4 white.
Other white accessories some may be used in medical sets.
8.00 Paper red cross flag on wood stick (NOT PICTURED). (2)
3.00 2 piece box/foot locker. (4)
2.00 U.S. stretcher. (9)
3.00 Cot marked U.S. (1)
NONE IN STOCK Flag base for wooden dowel pole.
NONE Paper red cross flag on a stick.
8.00 U.S Army Medical corps No.497 header card for bagged set (NO bag or contents).
NONE - US Army 88th Div Field Hosp, MISSING ONE LEG.
NONE - Flag with pole as seen above. Not sure if it belongs.
3.00 Two MPC "flat" trees, 54mm Atlantic Marines are in the picture to show scale and are not included. (6)
These figures have been identified as being made by Andy Gard
NONE - Army tent, HP, all poles intact with two SP cots & two SP foot lockers.
10.00 Exploding mined road, NO SPRING ASSEMBLY.
5.00 Top piece only.
3.00 Top piece only, missing one tab.
1982 Playset with odd colors in the figures and using XL5 accessories. See Space items for those accessories.
NO PLAYSETS IN STOCK
See below for availability.
6.00 Jeep Trailer. (NONE)
Please note we now believe silver tracked vehicles to be made by Andy Gard and those with black tracks by MPC.
15.00 Truck. (NONE)
15.00 Missile tank, black treads. (1)
OUT OF STOCK - Howitzer.
15.00 Tank with wooden dowel barrel. (1)
8.00 Tank, NO BARREL; 1 green with black treads.
4.00 Jeep with blue or yellow driver; 3 army green, 1 blue, 1 metallic blue.
1.00 Barb Wire; 2 silver, 9 gray/white swirl.
4.00 Sandbag wall; 7 silver, -
- 8.00 Helicopter, maybe 45mm; NONE .
NONE Vintage personnel carrier with army green ,black treads
12.00 Vintage Personnel carrier. (1 RAMP DIFFERENT SHADE OF GREEN)
8.00 Vintage Personnel carrier, NO MG or RAMP. (1) 5.00 Reissue Personnel Carrier, gray. (6 IN STOCK)
15.00 Weasel with wooden dowel cannon barrel.(1)
5.00 Reissue Weasel, green. (5 IN STOCK)
OUT OF STOCK - DUKW, reissue, with reissue Andy Gard driver. ()
NONE - Helicopter, about 40/45mm in scale.
OUT OF STOCK - Off Limits Launching Control building, with door.
NONE - Missile Base HQ building front.
NONE - Liquid Fuel building.
NONE - Square missile launcher, COLORS VARY.
NONE - Large octagonal missile launcher, blue with larger red missile.
5.00 Large missile (seen in red above), blue.
NONE 3 Piece Missile launcher, gold.
OUT OF STOCK - 3pc Rocket launcher still attached together.
5.00 Mesh bottom 2 peg raft; NONE
2.50 Raft paddle; NONE.
5.00 Solid bottom 3 peg raft; NONE.
6.00 Water cooled machine gun; NONE.
5.00 Air cooled machine gun; NONE.
2.00 EACH RECAST 50 Cal. Air Cooled MG & tripod with ammo. Your choice of bright green, gray or olive green while supplies last.
Tents came either with short plastic legs or wooden dowels for support. These support pieces are usually missing.
15.00 Bunker 2 piece gray HP, reissue, pieces may be glued together. (3)
NONE Exploding bridge, complete and operational, gray.
15.00 Exploding bridge, two shades of gray & mechanism broken.
8.00 Tent with 4 legs, leg colors may not match; 2 greens no markings.
4.00 Tent top rectangle; 4 no markings green.
OUT OF STOCK - Tent top, square.
OUT OF STOCK - Tent legs.
5.00 Two vacuform terrain pieces from later Miner/MPC set.
1.00 Smaller broad U shaped formation as seen above. (3)
8.00 20 45mm GIs in 7 poses, assorted greens. (4)
8.00 18 45mm GIs in 7 poses; 3 metallic blue.
20.00 20 GIs in all 10 poses, Marine Raider metallic blue. (1)
18.00 20 GIs in 9 poses (NO PRONE MAN), Marine Raider metallic blue. (1)
15.00 20 GIs in all 10 poses, army greens. (2)
12.00 20 GIs in 9 poses, army greens. (2)
6.00 10 GIs marching or advancing, Marine Raider metallic blue.(2)
Tanks are marked Multiple Toymakers made in Hong Kong and are roughly 1/72 scale. Figures with plug in heads and other accessories 1/32. Look like Vietnam War Special Forces to us.
3.00 Tank. (4)
2.00 Rifle stack (Marx copy). (1)
3.00 Cannon, has pull back spring shooting action. (1)
3.00 Air cooled MG (Marx copy).(NONE)
3.00 Water cooled MG (Marx copy). (1)
3.00 Recoiless Rifle (Marx copy). (1)
3.00 Soldier feet on ground, hands at waist, hole in stomach for? (NONE)
3.00 Soldier left foot off ground, hands at waist, hole in stomach for? (NONE)
3.00 Soldier with tommygun in right hand, waving left hand. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier with handie talkie and pistol. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier running with rifle in left hand. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier advancing with rifle at waist. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier with attached flame thrower hose. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier with grenade and tommygun. (NONE)
3.00 Soldier running with rifle in right hand. (NONE)
WWII Japanese Infantry
RIFLE STRAPS ARE ALMOST ALWAYS SPLIT
2.00 EACH FLAT TAN or YELLOW UNLESS NOTED
rifle straps split in most cases
3.00 Prone with bipod MG; 1 flat tan,(1.00 missing 1 or both bipod legs; 5 flat tan, 1 yellow).
Kneeling shooting rifle; 8 flat tan.
Standing shooting rifle; NONE.
Throwing grenade; 7 flat tan, 2 yellow.
Wearing helmet, advancing with rifle; 16 flat tan.
Officer with pistol and sword; 10 flat tan.
Wearing cap, advancing with rifle; 1 flat tan.
Running rifle at trail; 21 flat tan.
WWII Russian Figures
16.00 8 in all 8 poses. (NONE)
2.00 Each Individual Russians, metallic blues.
MP137 Prone w/ bipod MG. (9), (1.00 MISSING BIPOD; 31)(.50 SHORT GUN; 13, GUN CUT AWAY; 4).P> MP138 Walking w/ rifle x waist, helmet. (24)
MP139 Charging sword overhead. (52)
MP140 Officer w/ Binoculars. (3)
MP141 Advancing w/ bayoneted rifle, cap. (14)
MP142 Running w/ auto weapon, one foot up. (5)
MP143 Throwing grenade. (4)
MP144 Slung rifle, waving. (28)
In later years MPC made their figures in new colors. The Russians were made in blue, red, gray & bright green.
MP137 Prone w/ bipod MG. 1 bright green, (2.00 Missing one biped leg; 1 bright green)
MP138 Walking w/ rifle x waist, helmet; NONE.
MP139 Charging sword overhead; 1 bright green.
MP140 Officer w/ Binoculars; NONE.
MP141 Advancing w/ bayoneted rifle, cap; N5ONE.
MP142 Running w/ auto weapon, one foot up; 2 bright green.
MP143 Throwing grenade; NONE.
MP144 Slung rifle, waving; NONE.
WWII German Infantry
German Toter picture courtesy Jesse Sanders.
15.00 8 WWII Germans 8 in all 8 poses, darker grays. (3)
12.00 16 WWII Germans in all 8 poses, lighter grays. (7)
Individual Figures 1.50 EACH Light Gray, 2.00 EACH dark gray
Prone with MG on biped; 19DG, 16LG.
Radioman; 12DG, 8LG.
Arm out signaling, rifle x waist; 22DG, 10LG.
Throwing grenade; 21DG, 5LG.
Advance with carbine; 23DG, 8LG.
Butting with rifle; 2DG, 13LG.
Officer with riding crop; 6LG
Arm up waving, rifle slung; 14DG, 15LG.
NONE - New Marx C0 1990s Battleground commemorative set. Only Marx pieces in the set are the two space cannons (German nebelwefers??). The 60 figures and both pillbox fronts were made from ex MPC molds so we list the set here. Also included are Sherman & Tiger II tanks made by BMC, two balsa gliding airplanes and some generic accessories from perhaps Hong Kong. Comes in a nice box and would make a good Christmas present.
3.00 Mast to Torpedo/ Patrol Boat, blue, SP
5.00 Boat bottom, red, old fire boat???
- Battling Buddies, 5 inch figures.
Like their 5-6 inch cowboys and Indians, the MPC large scale GIs came with separate accessories. Nine poses have turned up so far and they were made in green and metallic blue.
NONE - 5 Inch Buddy with separate flame thrower & helmet; .
4.00 Same but no flame thrower, has helmet; 1 green.
8.00 5 Inch Buddy radio man with separate radio; 1 green.
5.00 Same but cable to radio broken (all there); 1 green.
1.00 Same but LEFT HAND GONE & NO RADIO; 1 metallic blue.
8.00 5 Inch buddy with separate bazooka & helmet; 1 green.
4.00 Same but no bazooka or helmet; 2 metallic blue.
4.00 Bazooka; 1 green.
7.00 5 Inch Buddy, Captain with separate pistol; NONE.
5.00 5 Inch Buddy butting with rifle with separate helmet, MISSING RIFLE; 1 green.
2.00 Same but no rifle and BASE SHORT (still stands); 1 metallic blue.
4.00 5 Inch Buddy with hands at waist, molded on helmet, may hold carbine; 1 green.
4.00 Carbine, metallic blue. (1)
8.00 5 Inch Buddy running with grease gun, and separate helmet; 1 green.
4.00 Same but no grease gun or helmet; 1 green.
4.00 Grease gun, metallic blue. (1)
5.00 5 Inch Buddy throwing grenade, has separate helmet but no weapon; 1 green.
8.00 5 Inch Buddy running with pistol, has separate helmet; 1 green.