Original box for doll
305 mm (length); 104 mm (width); 52 mm (depth)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
An original yellow rectangular cardboard box for an action man doll (circa 1982), made by 'Palitoy'. Printed on all sides of the box are colour pictures of the action man soldier. Some of the illustrations focus on particular features e.g. gripping hands, eagle eyes etc. One side of the box lists the contents as 'Action Man, Jersey,/ Trousers/ Beret, Belt,/ Boots, S.L.R. Rifle.' On another side of the box is printed 'Made under licence from C.P.G. Products Corp.,/ Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. by the Palitoy Company,/ Coalville, Leicester, England./ Cat. No. 34032 Palitoy'.
Makers and roles
Palitoy Company, maker