"TOM CORBETT SPACE ACADEMY" MARX PLAYSET.
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Thursday, March 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, March 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM)
Set #7010. c.1950s. Marx. 14.5x22.5x4" deep box. Box variety has blue text with blue playset image on the lid. Box has scattered wear, moderate aging. Box has one split corner and is complete w/cardboard insert. VG+. Contents vary in different sets, this appears near complete with 2-pc. silver/blue tin litho space building which was once assembled and includes signal unit, front gate w/doors and nine wall sections. Marx produced both Tom Corbett and Space Patrol playsets and both types of figures were used in both sets. The figures included are 20 blue, 5 orange/brown, 20 grey. Figures include aliens and robots as well as Tom Corbett figures. The hard plastic field accessories in silver include observatory dome, radar antenna unit, fuel tank unit and more. Hard plastic academy furniture in light blue includes chair(missing 2 legs), cabinets, benches, ladder, control panel, etc. The hard plastic operating accessories are saucer launcher w/two disks and vertical rocket launcher platform w/rocket. Set missing pom pom gun/shells, canopy for space car, spring for rocket launcher, instructions, clear helmets, control chair and search light. This version of the playset comes w/space car in dark blue. The building has a scuff on top and lt. scratches/wear as once assembled o/w contents show lt. wear/aging. Overall VF. A very nicely designed and detailed Marx playset. Gary Keller Collection.
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