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MARX SPACE FIGURES AND ACCESSORIES
12.00 Marx reissue undersea or space or land recovery vehicle with accessories AND with clear dome; 1 RED, 1 YELLOW, IN STOCK.
A small set with a wind up gyro space ship + astronauts, aliens and a few accessories. The figures and accessories were all in one mold and run in both green and orange colors. They were then split up so each set would have astronauts in one color and aliens in the other with the accessories being a mix.
1.00 EACH Astronauts, 2.00 EACH Aliens from Marx Mystery Ship
Astronaut on rock; NONE.
Astronaut pointing; NONE.
Astronaut floating with wrench; NONE.
Astronaut saying "hey where is my space suit?"; NONE.
Astronaut walking hand to helmet visor; NONE.
Alien with four arms; NONE.
Alien in crouch both hands down; NONE.
Alien in helmet left hand up; NONE.
Alien with pistol in left hand; NONE.
Alien with right hand up; NONE.
Alien with pistol in right hand; NONE.
2.00 Rocket; NONE.
NONE - Launcher.
OUT OF STOCK - Marx RECAST Space Ranger items; Fourteen 30/35mm Figures (8 astronauts & 6 aliens) + three rockets with launcher (you supply spring) + two other items (I am not sure of their use). A mix of off whites & grays. Pretty much the same figures as the Marx Mystery ship figures except the two astronauts with big hoops on their heads. You will get at least one of each of the four accessory items and duplicates of one or two. The assortment varies from bag to bag. COLORS VARY.
Small maybe 30mm in scale. Made in metallic colors.
NONE IN STOCK
Reissues of the spaceships in bright colors were made in Mexico in the 1990s.
7.00 Style A; 1 yellow, 2 pink.
7.00 Style B; 1 yellow, 1 pink, 1 green.
7.00 Style C; NONE.
7.00 Style D; 1 yellow, 1 pink, 1 green.
Small 1/72 scale gray copies with factory paint of Marx 45mm Space Patrol figures were made in the 1950s/60s and were sold on blister cards and perhaps in "gum ball" machines. These figures can also be found in a variety of unpainted colors.
25.00 Twentyone 1/72 copies of Marx Space patrol figures in all 8 poses. You will get two of each pose + 5 random figures. (8)
The Space patrol figures were made in tan and shades of redbrown/orange. They are made of rubber like vinyl. The mold had one each of the two aliens and two women and two each of the 8 men. Sets that had only 10 figures would then not get one of the aliens and one of the women.
6.00 Alien in face mask; NONE.
6.00 Alien with big ears, waving; NONE.
6.00 Woman standing; NONE.
6.00 Woman climbing; NONE.
3.00 Man pointing; 2 orangetan.
3.00 Small man with pistol; NONE.
3.00 Man standing erect with pistol; 1 orangetan.
3.00 Man hunched over with big pistol; NONE IN STOCK.
3.00 Major Robertson at attention; NONE.
3.00 Man holding up two hoops; 1 orangetan.
3.00 Man seated; NONE IN STOCK.
3.00 Man throwing punch; NONE, (3.00 BASE SPLIT; 1 gray).
This mold contained 20 cavities and has the figures known as "Rex Mars" or "generic" space figures. There were two of the figure "floating in space", and one each of the other 12 humans and 6 aliens/robots. Playsets would have multiples of this grouping depending upon size. Most of these figures exist with and without bases (the mold was altered). In early sets they were usually made in blue or yellow rubber like vinyl. In later years they were made of soft plastic in blue, silver, cream, metallic blue and a variety of other colors.
2.00 EACH Generic/"Rex Mars" Space Figures
Rubber like vinyl unless otherwise noted (SP = soft plastic).
MX602 Woman walking;
BASE; 1 blue rubber, 1 blue SP
NO BASE; NONE.
MX603 Floating in space (always w/ base); 1 blue rubber.
MX604 Looking through device;
BASE; 1 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue rubber.
MX605 Walking with Geiger counter;
BASE; 1 blue rubber, 1 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue ruber no antennae.
MX606 Standing with Walkie Talkie;
BASE; 1 blue rubber, 2 metallic blue SP, .
NO BASE; NONE.
MX607 Kneeling adjusting robot (never with base);
1 blue SP, 1 metallic blue SP.
MX608 Walking with large pistol;
BASE; 3 blue rubber, (2.00 SHORT GUN TIP 1 blue rubber).
NO BASE; 1 blue rubber, (2.00 SHORT GUN TIP; 1 blue rubber).
MX609 Hands over head holding separate(not included) helmet;
BASE; 4 metallic blue SP, 2 blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue rubber.
MX610 Injured man being supported (may not have been made with base);
BASE; NONE IN STOCK
NO BASE; 1 yellow rubber, 1 blue rubber, 2 blue SP.
MX611 Supporting injured man;
BASE; `1 blue rubber, 1 blue SP, 1 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue rubber.
MX612 With hose;
BASE; 4 blue rubber, 2 blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 yellow rubber, 1 blue rubber.
MX613 Walking with 3 legged container;
BASE; 4 blue rubber.
NO BASE; 1 blue rubber.
MX614 Walking with small pistol (may not have been made with a base);
NO BASE; 3 blue rubber, 2 metallic blue SP.
This mold had 20 cavities. It contained two each of Tom Corbett standing hands on hips, seated driver figure and figure sitting reading a book + one each of the other 12 humans and two aliens. The Tom Corbet figures were usually made in gray rubber like vinyl in earlier years and soft plastic in later years.
2.00 EACH EXCEPT MX644 TOM CORBET POSE
Figures are gray rubber like vinyl unless noted (SP = soft plastic).
MX629 Pushing something; 2 gray rubber.
MX630 Climbing separate ladder; 1 gray SP, 2 gray rubber.
MX632 Sitting scratching head; 1 gray SP.
MX633 Seated as if driving; 1 gray SP.
MX634 With microphone; 4 gray rubber.
MX635 Looking through sextant; BASE; 2 gray rubber, 1 gray rubber with painted hat, NO BASE, 1 dark gray rubber, 2 gray rubber.
MX636 Throwing punch, left hand forward, right arm back; 2 gray rubber, 1 gray SP.
MX637 Fighting, arms out; 4 gray rubber, 1 gray SP
MX638 Kneeling with pistol; 4 gray rubber.
MX639 Running, wearing cap; 4 gray rubber.
MX640 With paper in right hand; BASE: 1 gray rubber, NO BASE 3 gray rubber.
MX641 With arms in the air. 2 gray rubber, 1 gray SP.
5.00 MX644 Tom Corbet hands on belt; NO BASE; 1 gray rubber, BASE: 4 gray rubber, 2 gray SP.
MX645 Sitting with book on leg; 8 gray rubber, 5 gray SP.
MX646 Woman with hands on hips; NO BASE: NONE, BASE: NONE.
Six of the seven (except crawling pose) were included in the Generic "Rex Mars" mold. The big ears and face mask poses were also found in the Space Patrol mold, and the big ears and crawling poses were in the Tom Corbet mold. So the crawling figure seems hardest to find and the big ears figure the most common. SP figures have bases while earlier rubber like vinyl can be found with and without bases.
24.00 All six Rex Mars aliens in matching bright green. (1)
MX615 Martian walking with microphone; 1 blue rubber no base, 3 silver SP, 1 bright green SP, 1 blue SP.
MX616 Martian with arms folded across chest; 2 blue rubber no base, 3 bright green SP.
MX617 Alien walking with pistol; 1 blue rubber with base, 1 pale lime green.
MX618 Robot walking; NONE .
MX628 Alien with face mask and pistol; 1 blue rubber (one ear short).
MX642 Alien with big ears waving; 2 gray rubber, 1 gray SP, 2 silver SP, 1 bright green SP.
8.00 MX643 Martian crawling with pistol; 1 gray rubber.
ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1950s ACCESSORIES.
5.00 Captains command seat, 2pc; 1 blue.
5.00 Command console; 1 blue.
3.00 Table with open book; 2 gold, 1 blue.
2.00 Student desk; 1 gold, 2 blue.
3.00 Easel; NONE, (2.00 with melt marks; 1 gold).
4.00 Ladder on stand; NONE, (1.00 ladder broken off missing stand; 1 gold).
2.00 Side chair; 1 blue.
2.00 Bench; 3 blue.
3.00 Cabinet; 1 blue.
10.00 Complete set; 1 copper.
54 and 60mm Figures
First Series 54mm Silver Astronauts
This mold was made in 1961. PL-1120 had 16 cavities that included two different 2pc "bell" suits + 12 figures in 9 poses with three of the poses in duplicate. The seated figure was also used in the space capsule mold (PL-1119) and the pointing astronaut was put into the revised ground crew mold about 1960.
3.00 Pointing; 3 silver, 2 flat tan, 2 light blue, 2 cream, (35mm example from I think the Disneyland playset, cream).
3.00 Climbing rock one foot up; 15 silver.
3.00 Climbing rock both feet on rock; 2 silver.
3.00 Seated; 6 silver, 4 red.
3.00 Space walking with wrench; 21 silver.
3.00 Walking hand to face visor; 5 silver.
3.00 Space walking with camera; 2 silver.
15.00 Standing arms out + 2 pc suit; NONE.(
3.00 Standing arms out, NO SUIT; NONE.
12.00 Large two piece suit, silver. (1 WITH PAINT)
15.00 Standing arms out holding tool + other smaller 2pc suit, silver. (NONE)
3.00 Standing arms out holding tool, NO SUIT; 2 silver.
The Apollo astronauts are also called the "60mm" astronauts although they are more like 58mm in scale. They were made in white and bright orange. The mold PL-1503 had 34 cavities making two "sets" of 17 pieces as seen above. There were two different rockets, a small thin box and 14 figures in 12 poses in each "set". One duplicate was the man walking with ring hand as it took two of this pose to "carry" the thin box. Based on what we have seen the other duplicate is the figure with the hammer. As the mold made two sets the second duplicate could be different between the two 17 piece sets. This was the last playset figure mold Marx made and these figures were not put into playsets as complete 17 piece sets so it is difficult to determine the mold contents. Six of the poses were also made (PL-1500) in the 6 inch scale, usually in white.
2.00 Rocket with fins; 4 white.
2.00 Rocket, NO fins; 4 white.
4.00 Thin box; NONE.
2.00 Astronaut holding flag; NONE.
2.00 Space walking; NONE.
2.00 With metal detector; NONE.
2.00 With small scoop and bag; NONE.
2.00 Walking dragging bag; NONE.
2.00 Walking carrying box; NONE.
2.00 Walking swinging arms; NONE.
2.00 Digging with shovel; NONE.
2.00 Walking ring hand; 1 orange.
2.00 With camera at chest; 5 orange.
2.00 With cube shaped scoop at side; NONE.
2.00 With hammer and long spike with box; 3 orange.
22.00 RECAST 16 Figure set, white. (1)
20.00 RECAST 16 Figure set flag shaft molded short, white. (2)
SOLD - 4206 GALAXY COMMAND boxed playset from the final year of Marx (1979. Looks to be near complete. There is a small crack in one of the vacuform pieces (see picture) and damage to three hard plastic pieces; trailer has railing split on one side and the disc helical radar antennae and the standard radar have broken attachment pegs. Box is a C6-7 and has insert.
5.00 Six Inch Astronaut with camera at chest, white. (1)
Like many of their figure molds the Marx ground crew mold had 16 cavities. The original mold made in 1959 had two each of six poses and one each of four poses (see photo above). In 1961 the mold was revised (thanks to Rusty Kern of PLAYSET MAGAZINE for the date information) and one of the two figures "holding gloves up" was replaced with a fully suited astronaut pointing (see picture below). We have seen the later mold shot figures including the astronaut in all the colors except metallic blue (this pose is also included in the silver astronaut mold and a smaller version in the Disneyland playset figure mold).
20.00 Matching set, 2nd series with astronaut; 1 waxy flesh.
15.00 RECAST set, 2nd series with astronaut, silver. (2)
Space Sets 54mm Ground Crew> 1.00 EACH
MX655 Standing w/ fire hose in hood; 9 light blue, 12 flat tan, 7 metallic blue, 14 waxy flesh, 4 cream.
MX656 With tank, wearing hood; 11 waxy flesh, 10 flat tan, 4 metallic blue, 6 light blue, 4 cream.
MX657 Running w/ hose; 1 cream, 1 metallic blue.
MX658 With microphone looking up; 1 flat tan, 2 metallic blue.
MX659 With fire extinguisher; NONE.
MX660 With Geiger counter; 9 flat tan, 11 metallic blue, 2 cream, 2 light blue, 7 waxy flesh.
MX661 With papers, waving glove; 4 flat tan, 17 metallic blue, 3 cream, 4 light blue, 1 waxy flesh.
MX662 Squatting with wrench; 1 flat tan, 10 metallic blue, 4 light blue, 1 waxy flesh, 1 light gray, 1 dark gray.
MX663 W/ wrench pointing up; 6 metallic blue, 4 cream, 11 flat tan, 3 light blue, 1 waxy flesh.
2.00 MX663A Officer in cap; 1 metallic blue, 1 cream.
60mm Spacemen w/ plug on heads and front/backpacks, factory painted.
4.00 Hands at sides. (NONE)
4.00 With Radar dish overhead. (NONE)
4.00 MX932 Kneeling w/ ray gun & detector. (NONE)
70mm Space Figures
6.00 Robot looking mad; NONE, (4.00 NOSE SCUFF; 1 silver),(2.00 NOSE CHEWED; 1 silver).
6.00 Holding pistol up; 1 silver.
6.00 Walking with box; 1 silver, 2 metallic green.
6.00 Holding pistol out; 1 silver.
6.00 Running, left foot up; NONE, (4.00 HAS NEATLY DONE SMALL PINHOLES ON CHEST + 1 IN FOREHEAD; 1 metallic green).
6.00 Standing with tall skinny device; 1 silver, 1 metallic green.
6.00 Kneeling with telephone; 1 silver.
6.00 Walking with rifle; NONE.
2.00 EACH RECAST FIGURES;
Robot looking mad; NONE.
Pointing pistol up; NONE.
Walking with box (Geiger counter?); NONE
Pointing gun out to the right; NONE.
Standing with tall skinny device; NONE.
Kneeling with phone; NONE.
Walking with rifle; NONE.
16.00 RECAST 8 in all 8 poses, silver SP. (4)
OUT OF STOCK - RECAST Four inch silver space figures 8 in 8 poses + 7 clear plastic helmets. ()
OUT OF STOCK - Reissue Marx Cape Canaveral playset More stuff than is in the picture. Three sets of 45mm airforce figures (60-66 total), bag of construction workers, two white rocket launchers with multi-piece rockets, one orange rocket launcher with 3 black rockets (NO rubber tips, 3 blue saucer launchers, gray accessories, tin building and wall with plastic top piece, decals and instruction sheet. Great Christmas present.
5.00 Reissue space rocket cannon, light tan. NO SPRING. (1)
20.00 Space capsule, complete with astronaut; OUT OF STOCK.
4.00 Seat to capsule; 1 bright red.
NONE IN STOCK
3.00 Winch inside piece; 1 olive green.
NONE - Operating gantry.
NONE - Spring loaded missile launcher.
- NONE - Compass used with this and the NIKE launchers, working.
NONE - Orange rubber band (needs replacement)rocket/missile launcher with missile.
Launchers & rockets.
4.00 Blue HP launcher with spring (NO ROCKET).(NONE)
4.00 Blue HP rocket base + silver soft rubber tip.(NONE)
NONE - Black rocket missile with rubber tip for rubber band powered orange launcher (not pictured). (1)
2.00 NIKE rocket, SP; 1 metallic blue.
NONE - NIKE launcher, white, needs spring.
2.00 RECAST/REISSUE NIKE launcher, missing rounded clip on spring holder, green. (2)
4115 Star Station Seven Playset;
Moon Base Accessories
6.00 Space Station Tower, 5 piece, SP, NO clicker; NONE.
4.00 Space Platform; NONE.
2.00 Top Piece to space platform; NONE
2.00 Escape Capsule Recovery Unit, SP; NONE.
3.00 Signal Blinker with card, with spring but card scribbled on; 1 bright red.
4.00 Disc Helical antenna, 4pc; NONE.
2.00 Disc helical antennae, base only; 1 yellow.
2.00 Disc helical antennae, Antennae for one side; 1 bright red.
2.00 Dual Directional Antenna, SP; NONE.
2.00 Solar Battery, SP; NONE.
Moon Base Vehicles
8.00 Prime Mover, HP; NONE, (4.00 NO WHEELS; 1 dirty white).
6.00 Missile Trailer, with stand bar, HP; NONE, (3.00 with no stand & one rail gone; 1 blue).
6.00 Fuel Carrier, with black wheels, HP; 1 dirty white.
5.00 Vehicle with plow, HP; 1 dirty white.
5.00 Vehicle with hoist, with black wheels, HP; NONE, (3.00 Hoist hook broken off & gone; 1 dirty white).
3.00 HP X shaped Axle & Fuel Carrying Balloon Wheels; NONE.
2.00 hp X shaped axle, NO WHEELS; 1 white.
NONE - All the white vehicle pieces in sealed playset bag. NEED BAG OF BLACK WHEELS to complete.
Marx made a small "exploding" mountain for their WWII playsets which were made in brown hard plastic. it was then used in the Moon Base playsets in light green. Picture above shows both versions (MISSING TRIGGER). It was reissued without a spring or trigger in the 1990s in a bronze color.
20.00 Moon base exploding mountain (NO TRIGGER), light green. (OUT OF STOCK)
The mold produced 17 pieces that made 11 assembled items. Usually made in a silver color hard plastic, but later sets used pieces made in blue, orange and yellow as well.
NONE Observation tower with sliding door silver HP.
2.00 3pc Searchlight; NONE(2.00 NO BACK PIECE; 1 yellow HP).
1.00 Searchlight back piece; 1 silver.
1.00 Searchlight base; 1 silver.
3.00 3pc Radar unit; NONE.
1.00 Radar unit base; 4 silver, 1 yellow.
2.00 Tiered supply cabinet; 1 yellow HP, 1 yellow SP, (1.00 WITH CRACK; 2 silver).
2.00 Finned gravity chamber; 1 yellow SP.
4.00 2pc Fuel tank; NONE.
1.00 Camera on stand; 8 silver, 3 yellow HP.
1.00 Fire hose on stand; 10 silver, 1 yellow SP.
1.00 Disc Siren on stand; 1 yellow HP, 1 yellow SP.
1.00 Telescope on stand; 14 silver, 1 yellow HP, 1 yellow SP.
15.00 RECAST space accessories, 17 pieces making 11 items, HP. (2 YELLOW IN STOCK).
OUT OF STOCK - Rex Mars Planet Patrol Gate, "tin" litho.
OUT OF STOCK - Tom Corbett Space Academy gate, tin litho. ()
6.00 Tom Corbett Space Academy wall, tin litho. (7)
3.00 Same but has dent on top near one end, still connects.
NONE - Cape Canaveral "tin" (pressed steel) building.
NONE - Cape Canaveral "tin" (pressed steel) fence.