Original box for doll
Box - 303 mm (length); 102 mm (width); 54 mm (depth), Each piece of content (min) - 151 mm (length), Each piece of content (max) - 209 mm (length)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
An original rectangular cardboard box for the Action Man 'Space Ranger' doll. The sides of the box have colour printed illustrations of the 'Space Ranger', some of which focus on particular aspects of the doll e.g., the gripping hands and 'new dynamic physique and realistic hair'. Inside the box is a colour printed 'Action man' poster on the reverse of which are colour photographs of the whole Action Man range. There is also a 'star collector card' incorporating a questionnaire and printed sheet incorporating diagrams of the action man's hands, eyes, action poses and sharpshooter position. Total number of items is 4.
Marks and inscriptions
On the side of the box: 'Made under licence from C.P.G. Products Corp.,/ Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. by the Palitoy/ Company, Coalville, Leicester, England.'
Makers and roles
Palitoy Company, maker