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by Hopper
12 Jan 2017 15:33
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Complete List of Known Cardbacks (Now with Photographs!) - UPDATED WITH SERIES 3
Replies: 58
Views: 36218

Type 27

Type 27

English title, English & Italian boxes. Yellow sticker "New action-jointed figure".
by Hopper
12 Jan 2017 15:31
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Complete List of Known Cardbacks (Now with Photographs!) - UPDATED WITH SERIES 3
Replies: 58
Views: 36218

Re: Complete List of Known Cardbacks (Now with Photographs!)

Thanks for all the compliments guys, and the appreciation. It's a labour of love that I know will help some of you out, as well as a lot of fun!

So, for the sake of completion, I present...

Series Three cardbacks
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 22:14
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Palitoy & AF Codes (more geekery)
Replies: 21
Views: 17714

Re: Palitoy & AF Codes (more geekery)

Lol!
How silly of me to have forgotten those huge parts of my childhood!
Now, where did I put my Teddy Ruxpin?
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 21:30
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

French Action Force had two HQs. The first was located at 118-130 Avenue Jean Jaures, 75019, Paris. An imposing set of buildings, 6 floors high, with who knows how many floors below. It is now occupied by a series of shops, including a hairdressers and an estate agents, and is not in the most salub...
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 21:12
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Palitoy & AF Codes (more geekery)
Replies: 21
Views: 17714

Re: Palitoy & AF Codes (more geekery)

Great stuff Mr Orc, and well done on getting word to our cousins! I have a few observations I noticed that all Palitoy official paperwork has an L number attached to it An Action Man message form I have has the number L33 (very low indeed), and a later Action man poster has the number L590. For thos...
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 20:31
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

Finally (I think) Spain. Spanish Action Force could be contacted and joined at: Grupo Action Force. Apartado de Correos 9501, Barcelona Another PO Box, sadly. And thus there is no way of knowing the location of the Action Force HQ. If anyone has any information relating to these, or other, HQs, cont...
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 20:16
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

The second French HQ was located in the Paris suburb of Pantin, a couple of kilometres north east of the first HQ. The usual cover of a toy manufacturer was used: Miro-Meccano. Action Force, Tour Essor 93, 14 Rue Scandicci, 93500, Pantin. So, appartment 93 in Essor Tower, in this, somewhat scary loo...
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 20:01
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

French Action Force had two HQs. The first was located at 118-130 Avenue Jean Jaures, 75019, Paris. An imposing set of buildings, 6 floors high, with who knows how many floors below. It is now occupied by a series of shops, including a hairdressers and an estate agents, and is not in the most salubr...
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 19:47
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

Dutch Action Force were located in Amsterdam, but could be contacted only by PO Box:
Postbus 53DG3 1007 RB, Amsterdam.
I have been unable to locate the location precisely. I clearly need to spend long weekends over there... *ahem. Researching.
by Hopper
10 Jan 2017 19:38
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ
Replies: 37
Views: 17133

Re: Revealed at last... Action Force HQ

The German ATT HQ was based in Rodgau, a small town c.15km south east of Frankfurt. To join, one had to send a application to a PO box here: Postfach 300 140, 6054 Rodgau 3. I have been unable to locate precisely where this is, but there are number of industrial estates in the area, and any one of t...