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somekindajoe
Russian Infantry
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PostSubject: The Original Flocker?   The Original Flocker? Icon_minitimeTue Jul 14, 2015 9:20 pm

I've always thought Action Man was the first ever action figure to dispense with a painted head in favour of 'realistic' flocked hair in 1970 but...

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It looks like Barbie's boyfriend Ken beat them too it by nine years!

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Being 'Woven fur' it wasn't the same process as AM's flock but the results were similar!

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(The pre-flocked, painted head ken.)

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Heavy Weapons
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PostSubject: Re: The Original Flocker?   The Original Flocker? Icon_minitimeTue Jul 14, 2015 10:32 pm

Is that Hank in the first pic (on the left)?   oh sorry, my mistake they look so much alike. Laughing

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Armoured Car Commander
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PostSubject: Re: The Original Flocker?   The Original Flocker? Icon_minitimeWed Jul 15, 2015 3:59 pm

Interesting, like the PJ 's and the bath robe too.
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PostSubject: Re: The Original Flocker?   The Original Flocker? Icon_minitimeWed Jul 15, 2015 4:52 pm

I'm really liking the dressing gown and the bathroom towel, they both look really cute.

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