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PostSubject: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 19:59

Been chatting to fellow members about these books lately and thought I would post some pics with some examples of the content of each one.

First up is N G Taylors Action Man:On Land, At Sea And In The Air. Very interesting book, highly detailed descriptions throughout.
Interestingly, Taylors preference is the PH figure which he uses to display every outfit including Tom Stone!









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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:04

Next up is Kevin Kings Action Man : The Real Story 1966-1996.

This was readily available for a good price up til a couple of years ago but now the price of this book has gone through the roof!





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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:08

It is a another great book with loads of info and details on what to look for when buying figures and outfits.





Note how these figures are titled "Novelty Figures"!!

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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:09

1st book Richard , Great book & very nice to have.
2nd one.........OUCH , You really know how to hurt a fella don't you lol.
That is a superb addition for anyone to have , you are one very lucky man. Thanks for sharing.
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:15

Thanks Ade, keeping my eyes open for you mate.
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:21

Alan Halls Action Man: The Ultimate Collectors Guide Volume One. Very nicely illustrated throughout and each figure, outfit and set is detailed but no narrative on the hobby. Another great book though and well worth having.







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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:24

Volume Two









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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:26

Volume Three









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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 20:32

Ian Harrisons Action Man: The Official Dossier. Very nice book that covers the history of Action Man and has a Foreword by Bob Brechin.









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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 21:48





I remember getting Captain Scarlet for xmas one year. The only Tommy Gunn figure I ever saw as a kid!
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 22:31

I consider myself lucky to have them too Richard. The Kevin King book is excellent. Sara bought it for me for my 40th birthday for £30.00. I really don't know why it isn't re-printed I'm sure there is a market for it.

Think there are a couple of other books but the mistakes in the outfits are huge??
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Sun 24 Feb 2013 - 22:53

Some very handy books you have. Thanks for sharing, I've only heard they exist, now I've seen them. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Mon 25 Feb 2013 - 9:09

Excellent reference books Richard, I only have Alan Halls vol.3 but I am looking to get the others, now I need to get all those other books too !!! lol! Great upload my friend Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Mon 25 Feb 2013 - 10:42

I picked up all three of Alan Halls books for £2 each at a Cheshunt show a few years back cheers just got the dossier off evilbay for £11 study
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PostSubject: Re: Reference Books   Mon 25 Feb 2013 - 16:22

Very nice books!
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