Large scale set

ACTION FORCE

1980-1984 (made)

Palitoy

B.2526:1-1999 MoC

house front with columns, very similar and probably based upon the storming of the Iranian embassy in London, May 1980 built on a rocky cliff with a water scene at the lower front painted mottled cream against a blue backdrop and red base water scene is specially painted and covered with perspex it has been arranged with a number of items glued on but the parachute and SAS figures together with the helicopter are separate on the front - double barrelled gun in green camouflage; grey/black tank with missile launchers; SAS mobile missile system; SAS panther jeep & Stalker; SAS Frogman; Shadowtrak & Red Vulture on the perspex - Boat Patrol; Swordfish; and a similar inflatable craft with yellow bottom; inside the perspex box is a collection of divers

Part of the Palitoy Archive originally designed with other sets for TV advertisements, 1980-84 house front with columns, very similar and probably based upon the storming of the Iranian embassy in London, May 1980 *Objects have not been removed or numbered; this will be done when the objects are moved.

Given by the Palitoy Company

Location: Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 7

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