Plastic toy solders from 60 s

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Plastic toy solders from 60 s

Post by vwsf » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:59 pm

When I was a kid in the 60s there were three America soldiers and three German solders that were plastic ( green and gray) that stood about 8 inches tall in different poses.
Does anyone remember these. Any still around?
Would love to see pictures of them again. Thanks
Tom

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Re: Plastic toy solders from 60 s

Post by B.C. » Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:21 pm

What you're looking for are Marx 6" army men. They made Americans, Russians, Germans, and Japanese. They're perfect to display with a Marx jeep and artillery piece.

Some have been remade using the original Marx molds. You can find both originals and remakes on e-pay every day. Search Marx Soldiers, Marx Army Men, Marx GI, you'll find them.

Here's a link to some remakes: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Marx-6-Soldiers ... SwyQtV6JvE

And some Germans: http://www.ebay.com/itm/MARX-GERMAN-SOL ... SwuYVWmbbh
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Re: Plastic toy solders from 60 s

Post by vwsf » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:40 am

Thats not the ones I remember. I was wrong on their size, they must have been 8 inches tall.
And I only remember three different poses for each USA and German soldiers. I saw them again many years ago at Tower PArk, but it didn't register with me till much later what they were.
Thanks
Tom

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