Mastro Spring 2007
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The Ideal Toy Company had a great year in 1965 with sales of their The Man From U.N.C.L.E. licensed toys. These toys included multiple gun and spy equipment sets, as well as other items such as board or target games. While the most elaborate of the target games were produced by Ideal's main competitor, Louis Marx and Company, Ideal's game boasts a very unique design. It features a large cardboard building front, with various scenes displayed as they occur on the various floors of the building. (They are depicted as though the player could see through the masonry of the structure). An open window appears next to each scene, allowing a sneaky THRUSH agent the ability to appear in your sights. With each successful "hit" on the enemy agent, he moves to another floor until you have hit him three times, and the game has to be reset. This toy, like most target games, is a very difficult piece to find in high grade, with this one presenting at the EX/MT level. Neither the target nor the firearm and trio of rubber-tipped darts have been removed from the 12" x 16-1/2" x 1-1/2" cardboard container. When one looks at this example, it's clear that it has never been played. It is nearly perfectly preserved and will meet the demands of any condition-conscious collector.
1965 Ideal "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." Target Game - Mint-In-Box
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