AHI (Azrak-Hamway International) 8/268 Indians on Foot

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This model is the AHI 8/268 Indian Set in various colours.

The set has 6 Indians on foot. They are molded in one piece that includes the figures and base stand.

The first Indian is dressed in red and white head dress, light tan trousers with grey striping, and blue moccasins. He carries a waist high club that does not appear to be meant to be a spear or any other weapon as a second identical figure is in the set. The base stand is green.

The second Indian is dressed with white feathers with red tips in his black hair, light tan trousers with red striping, and blue moccasins. He carries a rifle. The base stand is green. A second identical figure is in the set.

The third Indian is dressed in red and white head dress, light tan trousers with red striping, and blue moccasins. He carries a shield over his left arm and a sword in his right hand. The base stand is green.

The fourth Indian is dressed with white feathers with red tips in his black hair, light tan trousers with red striping, and blue moccasins. He carries a shield over his left arm and a spear above his head in his right hand. The base stand is green.

The fifth and sixth figures are duplicates of the first and second figures respectively.

The base stands and figures have no manufacturer's mark nor country of origin detail.

The item comes in the distinctive green cardboard packaging associated with this brand of toys and the flat tray has no cellophane wrapped around it. The green card carries a white panel on each end and the left hand end has "8/268" in blue text on it. The front and rear sides have "Tru-size Metal Miniature Figures" in large white lettering centred in the middle of the side and "Japan" in smaller text below this to one side. The bottom of the tray is green.

I do not know exactly when this item was issued but it would have been between 1950 and the early 1960s.

Item: 3488