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LEO INDIA || Skeletor Skin Tone Variations
LEO INDIA Skeletor Skin Tone Variations -- I often get asked how many Leo Skeletor variants exist. This is a complex question that has been the source of much debate amongst variant collectors for years. Not only did Leo Skeletor...
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Leo Teela (India)
Teela LEO INDIA -- India produced two beautiful Teela variants. The first variant has skin tones that are pale, muted gold highlights, purplish hair and boots, and nipples molded into the breasts. That is interesting, in that the original Mattel...
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Battle Armor He-Man (Spain)
The Spain Battle Armor He-Man was fabricated by Congost starting feb 1986, and culminating with the Battle Armor He-Man with Cassette, in may of 1988. In general, Spain BA He-mans share details in common such as soft heads, fluorescent hair...
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Battle Armor He-Man (Aurimat)
Battle Armor He-Man Aurimat / Los Amos -- The BA He-Man for the Mexico Market was produced by Aurimat in 1985 and 1986 (in Mexico City). The figure has dark boots, a semi-hard rubber head, pale-ish skin tones, and an...
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Prince Adam Reedition Top Toys (Argentina)
Top Toys (Argentina) Prince Adam Reedition 🇦🇷 -- For this #figureoftheday we feature the Prince Adam Reedition from Top Toys! In Argentina, many different variants of Adam were made. The first releases were soft head Adams with Taiwan heads. The...
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Spikor White Trident Leo (India)
The Leo White Trident Spikor is characterized by dark bluish purple tones, semi-translucent head and chest spikes (with varying degrees of decoloration), pink half-paint boots, and most noticeable of all, a Trident molded in white! This particular Spikor was released...
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Man-e-Faces Leo (India)
The Leo Man-e-Faces is characterized by darker blue tones, pink highlights in both the knob and cheeks (robot and human face), and in most cases, variable degrees of color shifting. The figure is marked ©MATTEL INC. 1982 INDIA behind the...
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Spikor Rotoplast (Venezuela)
In Venezuela, Rotoplast released a Spikor that depending on the condition of the figure, might look similar to a Malaysia (if in excellent condition), or dramatically different (if it has lots of player wear). The figure is marked © MATTEL....
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Mer-Man Leo (India)
In India, Leo Toys released a Mer-Man that comes in 2 different head consistencies. A hard plastic head, and the hard rubber head (Pictured here).The rubber head in this case is molded in black, then painted a dark green. You...
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Man-at-Arms (Hong Kong)
Man-at-Arms was fabricated in 2 different countries for the USA Market. The common Taiwan, and a less common Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Man-at-Arms has a number of features that make it stand out and differentiate itself from its more...
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Dragon Blaster Skeletor Mabamex (Mexico)
Dragon Blaster for the USA Market was fabricated both in Mexico (Tijuana) and in Hong Kong. For this diagram we will focus on the Mexico (Mabamex Factory) version, as well as a few ways to tell apart the more difficult...
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Fisto (France)
In, France, 7 figures were released that have a leg band mechanism that is completely different than other countries. The leg band is “integrated” into the leg, and is a color that matches the boot paint (Purple leg bands for...
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Mer-Man Taiwan
Back to basics with this one. The first 8 figures to be released in the Motu line were made in Taiwan. The first run we call the “Test Market Run” and can be categorized by having a “G0” MOC that...
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Man-at-Arms Congost (Spain)
In Spain, Congost released (for the Masters del Universo line) 3 different Man-at-Arms, the first of which will be the focus for this diagram. While the company “Congost” manufactured all the Spain Masters figures, they only had their Company stamp...
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Mekaneck Rotoplast (Venezuela)
In Venuezuela, Rotoplast released a Mekaneck that on first glance, isn’t very different than its Malaysia counterpart. Once you deep dive and compare it with a standard Malaysia though, you start to see lots of interesting details that make it...
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Clawful Aurimat (Los Amos)
In Mexico, Aurimat released Clawful for its “Los Amos del Universo” line with some key and interesting characteristics. Most notably, the variant orange mace that has become a the grail of variant collecting. Clawful Aurimat can be marked one of...
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Trap Jaw Estrela (Brazil)
In Brazil, Trap Jaw, known as “Mandibula” had a series of interesting features that make it unique, not to mention that it had its own, unique to Brazil comic. Mandibula is marked “Estrela S.A.” behind the figure. It’s unique in...
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Fisto Leo (India)
One of my favorite Leo Variants, Fisto in India was released with red hair, a dark broadsword, and 2 different short colors (Red + Brown). The dark purple boots have mid paint, and the shorts have the very characteristic LEO...
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Moss Man Top Toys (Argentina)
One of the most outstanding of the Moss Man COOs! In Argentina, Moss Man was released with many different variants/combinations of both flocking and underboss mold colors. Those molds were then painted, but once a figure has a bit of...
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Prince Adam (Malaysia)
While in the USA the Prince Adam was fabricated in Taiwan, in Europe we also see a Prince Adam made in Malaysia. An Adam that is very similar to its He-Man Malaysia counterpart also primarily (but not solely) released in...
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Evil-Lyn (Taiwan)
For today’s #TAIWANThursday I showcase the Taiwan Evil Lyn. Evil-Lyn for the USA market was fabricated in both Hong Kong and Taiwan. Hong Kong is by far the most common, but Taiwan Evil-Lyn exists as well. Of the Taiwan Evil-Lyn,...
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