Tuesday, 15 April 2014

He Shoots, He Scores

I've had a seasonally bad run on ebay recently, with continual eleventh second snipes snatching away bids. But just last week, I was pleased to win a trio of early Sixties toys.

Sold as a job lot, I got a Marx Rocket Launcher, a small plastic Jaguar (?) and a lovely Triple Dart Jet Gun.
The car is missing a wheel and windshield, the rocket launcher has some damage, but the gun is intact. Although the darts are probably lodged in a gutter somewhere, the gun is pure jet age deco, with swept delta and long barrels. Im almost certain it was rolled out later in the sixties as part of the Batman line.

4 comments:

  1. That was a pretty decent haul Bill. I've seen those guns on the Bay before and they look neat.

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    1. I agree Ed. Bill is a jammy devil when it comes to winning little job lots like this. By the way Ed, your avatar has vanished!

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    2. I know. We had loaded a new profile pic and played with the settings we thought was right and it still doesn't show! oh well, on life's list of really important stuff to do this is towards the bottom

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  2. That triple darter does have a bat look to it. I suppose after all they were both born in the deco years. Dart Deco! ha ha. Lovely lot Bill. You must have a neat collection of rocket launchers now?

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