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MARX SPACE FIGURES AND ACCESSORIES
12.00 Marx reissue undersea or space or land recovery vehicle with accessories. Olive green with clear dome.
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.
2.00 EACH Astronauts, 3.00 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.
3.00 Rocket; NONE.
NONE - Launcher.
9.00 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 & taupes. Pretty much the same figures as the Marx Mystery ship figures except the tw0 astronauts with big hoops on their heads. (5)
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.
10.00 Alien in face mask; NONE.
10.00 Alien with big ears, waving; NONE.
15.00 Woman standing; NONE.
15.00 Woman climbing; NONE IN STOCK.
8.00 Man pointing; 2 orangetan.
8.00 Small man with pistol; NONE.
8.00 Man standing erect with pistol; NONE IN STOCK.
8.00 Man hunched over with big pistol; NONE IN STOCK.
8.00 Major Robertson at attention; NONE.
8.00 Man holding up two hoops; NONE IN STOCK.
8.00 Man seated; NONE IN STOCK.
8.00 Man throwing punch; NONE IN STOCK.
NONE - Rex Mars Planet Patrol Gate, "tin" with both doors, has top bends as seen in above picture.
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.
4.00 EACH Generic/"Rex Mars" Space Figures
Rubber like vinyl unless otherwise noted (SP = soft plastic).
MX602 Woman walking;
BASE; 1 blue, 1 blue SP
NO BASE; 1 blue.
MX603 Floating in space (always w/ base); 1 blue SP.
MX604 Looking through device;
BASE; 1 blue, 1 blue SP,12 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; NONE.
MX605 Walking with Geiger counter;
BASE; 1 blue, 1 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue.
MX606 Standing with Walkie Talkie;
BASE; 1 blue, 2 metallic blue SP, 1 blue SP.
NO BASE; NONE.
MX607 Kneeling adjusting robot (never with base);
1 blue, 2 blue SP, 2 metallic blue SP.
MX608 Walking with large pistol;
BASE; 1 blue.
NO BASE; 1 blue.
MX609 Hands over head holding separate(not included) helmet;
BASE; 5 metallic blue SP, 2 blue SP.
NO BASE; NONE.
MX610 Injured man being supported (may not have been made with base);
BASE; NONE IN STOCK
NO BASE; 1 blue, 1 yellow, 2 blue SP.
MX611 Supporting injured man;
BASE; `1 blue SP, 1 metallic blue SP.
NO BASE; NONE IN STOCK.
MX612 With hose;
BASE; 4 blue, 3 blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 yellow.
MX613 Walking with 3 legged container;
BASE; 1 blue, 3 med blue SP.
NO BASE; 1 blue.
MX614 Walking with small pistol (may not have been made with a base);
NO BASE; 2 blue, 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.
4.00 EACH EXCEPT MX644 TOM CORBET POSE
Figures are gray rubber like vinyl unless noted (SP = soft plastic).
MX629 Pushing something; 2 gray.
MX630 Climbing separate ladder; 1 gray.
MX632 Sitting scratching head; 2 gray, 1 gray SP.
MX633 Seated as if driving; 2 gray.
MX634 With microphone; 1 gray.
MX635 Looking through sextant; 3 gray.
MX636 Throwing punch; 1 gray.
MX637 Fighting; 4 gray
MX638 Kneeling with pistol; 2 gray.
MX639 Running, wearing cap; 4 gray.
MX640 With paper in right hand; 3 gray.
MX641 With arms in the air. 2 gray.
10.00 MX644 Tom Corbet hands on belt; 3 gray NO base, 5 gray with BASE.
MX645 Sitting with book on leg; 9 gray, 3 gray SP.
MX646 Woman with hands on hips; 2 gray.
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.
30.00 All six Rex Mars aliens in matching bright green. (1)
MX615 Martian walking with microphone; 1 blue rubber, 2 bright green SP, 1 blue SP.
MX616 Martian with arms folded across chest; 4 bright green SP.
MX617 Alien walking with pistol; NONE.
MX618 Robot walking; 1 blue rubber.
MX628 Alien with face mask and pistol; 2 blue rubber (one ear short),1 blue SP.
MX642 Alien with big ears waving;21 blue rubber, 2 gray rubber.
12.00 MX643 Martian crawling with pistol; NONE.
8.00 Captains command seat, 2pc; 1 gold.
8.00 Command console; 1 gold.
5.00 Table with open book; 2 gold.
3.00 Student desk; 1 gold.
4.00 Easel; NONE, (2.00 with melt marks; 1 gold).
5.00 Ladder on stand; NONE, (1.00 ladder broken off missing stand; 1 gold).
3.00 Side chair; NONE.
3.00 Bench; NONE.
4.00 Cabinet; NONE.
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.
5.00 Pointing; 1 silver, 2 flat tan, 2 waxy flesh, 1 light blue, 1 cream, (35mm example from I think the Disneyland playset, cream).
4.00 Climbing rock one foot up; 9 silver.
5.00 Climbing rock both feet on rock; NONE.
5.00 Seated; 4 red.
4.00 Seat for seated man; NONE.
4.00 Space walking with wrench; 14 silver.
4.00 Walking hand to face visor; 11 silver.
5.00 Space walking with camera; NONE.
25.00 Standing arms out + 2 pc suit; NONE.(
5.00 Standing arms out, NO SUIT; 1 silver.
15.00 Large two piece suit, silver. (1)
25.00 Standing arms out holding tool + other smaller 2pc suit, silver.
5.00 Standing arms out holding tool, NO SUIT; NONE.
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.
3.00 Rocket with fins; 2 white with decals, 1 clear no color.
3.00 Rocket, NO fins; 1 white with decal, 1 white.
5.00 Thin box; NONE.
4.00 Astronaut holding flag; NONE.
4.00 Space walking; NONE.
3.00 With metal detector; NONE.
3.00 With small scoop and bag; NONE.
3.00 Walking dragging bag; NONE.
3.00 Walking carrying box; NONE.
3.00 Walking swinging arms; 1 orange.
3.00 Digging with shovel; NONE.
3.00 Walking ring hand; 3 orange.
3.00 With camera at chest; 4 orange, 1 dark gray.
3.00 With cube shaped scoop at side; NONE.
2.50 With hammer and long spike with box; 4 orange.
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).
25.00 Matching set, 2nd series with astronaut; 1 waxy flesh.
Space Sets 54mm Ground Crew> 2.00 EACH
MX655 Standing w/ fire hose in hood; 8 light blue, 4 flat tan, 5 metallic blue, 13 waxy flesh, 1 cream.
MX656 With tank, wearing hood; 10 waxy flesh, 7 flat tan, 11 metallic blue, 4 light blue, 2 cream.
MX657 Running w/ hose; 2 light blue, 5 waxy flesh.
MX658 With microphone looking up; 3 metallic blue.
MX659 With fire extinguisher; 2 metallic blue, 1 tan, 5 waxy flesh, 1 light blue, 1 waxy light blue.
MX660 With Geiger counter; 5 flat tan, 6 metallic blue, 2 cream, 4 light blue, 5 waxy flesh.
MX661 With papers, waving glove; 1 flat tan, 9 metallic blue, 1 cream, 4 light blue, 1 waxy flesh.
MX662 Squatting with wrench; 2 flat tan, 3 metallic blue, 1 light blue, 1 waxy flesh.
MX663 W/ wrench pointing up; 3 metallic blue, 3 cream, 5 flat tan, 3 light blue, 1 waxy flesh.
3.00 MX663A Officer in cap; 1 waxy flesh.
60mm Spacemen w/ plug on heads and front/backpacks, factory painted.
6.00 Hands at sides. (NONE)
6.00 With Radar dish overhead. (NONE)
6.00 MX932 Kneeling w/ ray gun & detector. (NONE)
70mm Space Figures
10.00 Running, left foot up; NONE, (4.00 HAS NEATLY DONE SMALL PINHOLES ON CHEST + 1 IN FOREHEAD; 1 metallic green).
2.00 EACH RECAST FIGURES;
Robot looking mad; NONE.
Pointing pistol up; NONE.
Walking with box (Geiger counter?); 1 red.
Pointing gun out to the right; 1 blue.
Running; 1 blue.
Standing with tall skinny device; NONE.
Kneeling with phone; NONE.
Walking with rifle; NONE.
75.00 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.
7.50 Reissue space rocket cannon, light tan. NO SPRING. (2)
25.00 Space capsule, complete with astronaut; OUT OF STOCK.
5.00 Seat to capsule; 1 bright red.
Rescue Helicopter. NONE IN STOCK
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.
5.00 Blue HP launcher with spring (NO ROCKET).(NONE)
6.00 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; 2 army green.
NONE - NIKE launcher, white, needs spring.
4115 Star Station Seven Playset;
Moon Base Accessories
12.00 Space Station Tower, 5 piece, SP with metal clicker?; 1 bright red.
8.00 Space Platform; 1 bright red.
3.00 Top Piece to space platform; NONE
4.00 Escape Capsule Recovery Unit, SP; 2 bright red.
5.00 Signal Blinker with card, NO SPRING, SP; 1 bright red OR with spring but card scribbled on; 1 bright red.
4.00 Signal Blinker (NO CARD OR SPRING), SP; 1 yellow.
7.00 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.
3.00 Dual Directional Antenna, SP; 2 bright red.
4.00 Solar Battery, SP; NONE.
Moon Base Vehicles
12.00 Prime Mover, HP; 1 blue.
8.00 Missile Trailer, with stand bar, HP; NONE, (3.00 with no stand 7 one rail gone; 1 blue
8.00 Fuel Carrier, with black wheels, HP; NONE.
7.00 Vehicle with plow, HP; NONE.
7.00 Vehicle with hoist, with black wheels, HP; NONE, (3.00 Hoist hook broken off & gone.
6.00 HP X shaped Axle & Fuel Carrying Balloon Wheels; 2 blue with pale geen wheels.
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.
25.00 Moon base exploding mountain (NO TRIGGER), light green. (1)
Usually silver HP, but later sets used oranage and yellow as well.
NONE Observation tower with sliding door silver HP.
3.00 3pc Searchlight; NONE.
1.00 Searchlight back piece; 1 silver.
1.00 Searchlight base; 1 silver.
4.00 3pc Radar unit; NONE.
2.00 Radar unit base; 4 silver, 1 yellow.
3.00 Tiered supply cabinet; 5 silver.
3.00 Finned gravity chamber; 1 yellow.
5.00 2pc Fuel tank; 1 yellow.
2.00 Camera on stand; 8 silver, 2 yellow.
2.00 Fire hose on stand; 10 silver, 1 yellow.
2.00 Disc Siren on stand; 1 yellow.
2.00 Telescope on stand; 14 silver, 2 yellow.
15.00 RECAST space accessories, 17 pieces making 12 assemblies, HP. metallic blue or silver.
NONE - Cape Canaveral "tin" (pressed steel) building.
NONE - Cape Canaveral "tin" (pressed steel) fence.