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#1 Brian..

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 12:51 PM

Spain has a long history of plastic figure manufacture. Montaplex (or Monta-Plex) is one of the big names. I don't know much about them so I thought I'd at least lay down a marker for other contributions.

Here are four spacemen that were, I believe, released in those surprise packs with sweets. We called them Lucky Bags in England.

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 01:25 PM

Thanks Brian, always good to see something new. Any idea on the date of release, how big they are?
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Posted 28 October 2012 - 08:08 AM

So Montaplex was the maker?! Never heard before. Even our german plastic soldier experts didn´t knew.
The only guess was, that these space men came in "Wundertüten" (wonder bags, surprise bags).
They seem to be rarities. Until half a year ago I didn´t knew of their existence.

There are 4 types that are half-relief, two space men and two aliens. The aliens have hands with only three fingers.
Made of soft plastic, the size is between 5 and 5,5 cm. They came in yellow, blue, red, green, grey and white.



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Montaplex Spacemen 1.JPG
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Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:35 PM

Here some painted ones I got...

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They are indeed quite scary looking with their snouts ! More images on my blog.

#5 Brian..

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:21 AM

The painting really brings them alive, Geoff.


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