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RARE 1966 Sanyei / Takara GIJOE (Japan) Complete Set! Blonde Action Soldier with Unique Wood Grain Box & HASBRO Figure and Equipment

RARE 1966 Sanyei / Takara GIJOE (Japan) Complete Set! Blonde Action Soldier with Unique Wood Grain Box & HASBRO Figure and Equipment

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
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From Canada

Description

NONE OF MY ITEMS ARE MINT! DO NOT BUY MY ITEMS IF YOU ONLY WANT MINT ITEMS, I DON'T HAVE ANY!

vintage SANYEI 1966-69 (Japan) pre-Takara, Blonde GI JOE Action Soldier with
HASBRO GI JOE 1966 R R Patent Pending Figure and
HASBRO trademarked and tagged equipment and uniform.

THIS SET INCLUDES THE VERY RARE UNUSED SANYEI MAIL-IN SURVEY POST CARD!

Takara SANYEI G.I. ジョーアクションソルジャー

I will be listing 10 SANYEI GI JOE boxed sets in total including action soldiers, action marines and action pilot.

HASBRO licensed the 1966 figures and equipment to Sanyei to sell in Japan. Sanyei printed their own litho and the wood grain is in different angles as shown. The circle Rs on the top of the box are in a small font than the HASBRO 3R box top.

Sanyei used the 1966 R R trademarked equipment and outfits from HASBRO so they are tagged HASBRO GIJOE R JAPAN and equipmet is HASBRO R JAPAN or HASBRO R.

Sanyei used the same Action Soldier wood grain box for all of their GI JOE sets, from action soldier, action marine, 2 pilots, dress marine and astronaut as shown in their sales brochure.

They included a green cap with the pilot sets.

Note the sales brochure for photos of each set.

The Army Manual is in Japanese and the images and text is different from the HASBRO GI JOE or Palitoy Action Man versions.

In 1970, Takara took over GI JOE from Sanyei and by 1972, they changed to "new GI JOE" Action Series with an anime type figure instead of the 1960s painted head Action GI JOEs or 1970s fuzzy head Adventure Team GI JOEs.

I am selling the item as shown in the photos.
Please study the item closely and ask questions before buying.

I am happy to provide more info and photos as needed.

I also have this item for sale on my flickr and telus websites so I reserve the right to remove this listing at any time. Contact me if you want to see my other items.

The set is packed in bubble wrap inside a shipping box.
Shipping box weight and dimensions:
17.5in X 5.5in X 5in 1 lb 6 oz (44.5cm X 14cm X 13cm 636 grams)

If you want a different or cheaper postage method from the Canada Post web site, contact me before buying the item.

I calculate postage from zip code V6G 2E9 using www.canadapost.ca with the following options:
Shipping in Canada by Regular Parcel 7 business days with tracking and insurance.
Shipping to USA by Expedited Parcel 4 business days with tracking and insurance.
Shipping to Europe and Japan is expensive by air! Surface mail (boat) is cheaper and takes 4 weeks or more.

This is one of my many vintage GI JOE, Action Man, Action Joe and Takara GIJOE items that I am selling.
Contact me to see more items.

I make every effort to accurately describe all items,however,all items are sold "as is" with absolutely no returns and it is the buyer's responsibility to determine the exact condition of each item. I do not make any guarantees or warranties in regard to the descriptions of the physical condition, size, quality, or rarity. Prospective buyers should ask all questions to determine an item's condition, size and whether or not it has been restored. All items are sold for display purpose. If electrical, mechanical, talking mechanisms, or other working parts are inoperable, even if working at the time of sale, I am not liable due to the inherent nature of vintage collectibles. These toys were made to be played with and tossed a few years later. They were not designed with an adult collector mindset. Due to age they will exhibit stress cracks, poor talking mechanisms, oxidation to metal snaps, etc. Vintage tape often produces tape stains. Expect these issues.

I have owned this item for many years and it has always been stored in a box away from sunlight. It is time for someone else to take care of it.
Thank you for looking.
NONE OF MY ITEMS ARE MINT! DO NOT BUY MY ITEMS IF YOU ONLY WANT MINT ITEMS, I DON'T HAVE ANY!

vintage SANYEI 1966-69 (Japan) pre-Takara, Blonde GI JOE Action Soldier with
HASBRO GI JOE 1966 R R Patent Pending Figure and
HASBRO trademarked and tagged equipment and uniform.

THIS SET INCLUDES THE VERY RARE UNUSED SANYEI MAIL-IN SURVEY POST CARD!

Takara SANYEI G.I. ジョーアクションソルジャー

I will be listing 10 SANYEI GI JOE boxed sets in total including action soldiers, action marines and action pilot.

HASBRO licensed the 1966 figures and equipment to Sanyei to sell in Japan. Sanyei printed their own litho and the wood grain is in different angles as shown. The circle Rs on the top of the box are in a small font than the HASBRO 3R box top.

Sanyei used the 1966 R R trademarked equipment and outfits from HASBRO so they are tagged HASBRO GIJOE R JAPAN and equipmet is HASBRO R JAPAN or HASBRO R.

Sanyei used the same Action Soldier wood grain box for all of their GI JOE sets, from action soldier, action marine, 2 pilots, dress marine and astronaut as shown in their sales brochure.

They included a green cap with the pilot sets.

Note the sales brochure for photos of each set.

The Army Manual is in Japanese and the images and text is different from the HASBRO GI JOE or Palitoy Action Man versions.

In 1970, Takara took over GI JOE from Sanyei and by 1972, they changed to "new GI JOE" Action Series with an anime type figure instead of the 1960s painted head Action GI JOEs or 1970s fuzzy head Adventure Team GI JOEs.

I am selling the item as shown in the photos.
Please study the item closely and ask questions before buying.

I am happy to provide more info and photos as needed.

I also have this item for sale on my flickr and telus websites so I reserve the right to remove this listing at any time. Contact me if you want to see my other items.

The set is packed in bubble wrap inside a shipping box.
Shipping box weight and dimensions:
17.5in X 5.5in X 5in 1 lb 6 oz (44.5cm X 14cm X 13cm 636 grams)

If you want a different or cheaper postage method from the Canada Post web site, contact me before buying the item.

I calculate postage from zip code V6G 2E9 using www.canadapost.ca with the following options:
Shipping in Canada by Regular Parcel 7 business days with tracking and insurance.
Shipping to USA by Expedited Parcel 4 business days with tracking and insurance.
Shipping to Europe and Japan is expensive by air! Surface mail (boat) is cheaper and takes 4 weeks or more.

This is one of my many vintage GI JOE, Action Man, Action Joe and Takara GIJOE items that I am selling.
Contact me to see more items.

I make every effort to accurately describe all items,however,all items are sold "as is" with absolutely no returns and it is the buyer's responsibility to determine the exact condition of each item. I do not make any guarantees or warranties in regard to the descriptions of the physical condition, size, quality, or rarity. Prospective buyers should ask all questions to determine an item's condition, size and whether or not it has been restored. All items are sold for display purpose. If electrical, mechanical, talking mechanisms, or other working parts are inoperable, even if working at the time of sale, I am not liable due to the inherent nature of vintage collectibles. These toys were made to be played with and tossed a few years later. They were not designed with an adult collector mindset. Due to age they will exhibit stress cracks, poor talking mechanisms, oxidation to metal snaps, etc. Vintage tape often produces tape stains. Expect these issues.

I have owned this item for many years and it has always been stored in a box away from sunlight. It is time for someone else to take care of it.
Thank you for looking.

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