Vintage 1967 Action Man SOTC British Infantryman Uniform


This listing features all the original vintage clothing and accessories that accessorized the 1967 Action Man Soldiers of the Century British Infantryman (GI Joe calls him a British Commando). The condition of the individual components is:

  • Two toned Battle Dress Tunic with square pleated pockets, back pleats, separately stitched cuffs, and double stitched waistband. Tunic is tagged Palitoy Action Man Made in Hong Kong. Embellishments include machine embroidered rank stripes and unit insignia, crossed swords unit badge and two tier medal ribbon. It is intact with all insignia present; no fading, tears or holes noted. Very light play wear and two small rust marks are the main note.
  • Matching Battle Dress Trousers follow the 1937 pattern, featuring separate ankle tabs, an open square pocket and a sewn outline of a round pocket. Trousers are clean and intact with no fading, tears or holes noted, and only light play wear.
  • Twenty-two cord, elastic Gaiters are clean with bouncy elastic. Partial seam separation noted on one gaiter.
  • MK2 ‘steel’ helmet, originally introduced in WW1, is stamped Hasbro ® Hong Kong. Lugs, strap and hook are intact and in perfect working order.
  • Lace up Black Boots with replacement black laces and three eyelet repairs. Soles are stamped Hasbro Hong Kong, and number 1 and 2.
  • Heavy cloth Combat Pistol Belt is complete and intact with light metal oxidization and play wear.
  • Water Bottle and cover with snap present and in good working order with light metal oxidization and play wear. Small ring missing on canteen neck is the only note.
  • Gas Mask (also called a small box respirator) is tagged Hasbro ® Hong Kong. Rubber hoses are intact but stiff with age. Clear plastic replacement eye lenses. Repair noted on nose mount for hose and nose stud on the front piece. Elastic head strap has been tied on.
  • Gas Mask Bag in heavy weave sand colored fabric is clean  with very light play wear. Typical oxidization on metal bits and shortened waist cord are the main notes.
  • Victoria Cross medal with repro paper decal and light play wear. Slightly bent prongs noted.
  • Sten SMG is stamped Hasbro ® Hong Kong. Hard to find clip is present. Paint rubs and a small melt mark on the stock are the main notes. Elastic strap is weakened with age.

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The photos are of the actual 1:6 scale SOTC British Infantryman uniform offered in this listing. The body parts and stand used to display the uniform are not included. Please look at the photos as they are part of the description, and feel free to ask questions.

Please note: This Action Man outfit is a genuine Hasbro licensed article, made in a Hasbro quality controlled factory. It is the same fine quality as the accessories issued to GI Joe and Adventure Team lads. Display this genuine Hasbro treasure with pride.

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 14 × 6 × 4 in