Gamorrean Axe

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The Gamorrean Battle-Axe was released with following figures:

 

There are 4 main mould variations plus subvariants on the Gamorrean Battle-Axe. More subvariants may exist. As a result of the fact that these were shot on a sprue tree in higher numbers each shot the subvariants may vary heavily depending on the steel mould used.

MOULD COMPARISON: M1, M2, M3 & M4

M1: COLOUR COMPARISON

KADER

M1 was produced by KADER in Hong Kong and can come in two main colours:

  • dark brown handle
  • light brown handle

 

Both colours can appear on M1a and b. These also can come in rigid or soft plastic versions.

M1a / M1b:

M2: COLOUR COMPARISON

SMILE

M2 was produced by SMILE in Hong Kong and can come in two main colours:

  • brown handle
  • light brown handle

M2a / M2b:

M3: COLOUR COMPARISON

KADER MACAU

M3 was produced by an unkown factory in MACAU. The following colours are known to all four subvariants:

  • moulded in brown plastic with silver paint
  • moluded in silver plastic with dark brown paint
  • moulded in silver plastic with light brown paint

 

M3a / M3b / M3c / M3d:

M4: COLOUR COMPARISON

LILI LEDY

M4 was produced by LILI LEDY in Mexico and can come in two main colours:

  • reddish dark brown
  • yellowish dark brown

 

M4a / M4b:

Bootlegs

Brazil

This axe was produced by MODEL TREM for the “AVENTURA NA GALÁXIA” line in Brazil. These are not made out of plastic but some lead-tin-alloy. The mould was only used in the mid 80s and came with their resident Gamorrean Guard figure:

  • lead-tin-alloy painted brown

Mexico

Besides the licensed production through the Lili Ledy company, the bootleg production in Mexico was not in hand of larger factories. These were family businesses, small establishments, that made their own molds, their own machines to inject the plastic. Therefore there is no specific lines or producers known.

These axes shown below were only produced in the 80s and came in accessory sets and were also packed with various figures including a fully articulated (f/a) Gamorrean Guard. Here shown is two colours known:

  • dark brown (silver paint left)
  • light brown (unpainted)

Poland

This axe was produced by Spółdzielnia Rzemieślnicza “Wytwórczość Różna” for the so called DELUXEline in Poland. The mould was only used in the 80s (1986-89) and came with the resident Gamorrean Guard figure. The axe is known in the following colours:

  • yellow
  • red
  • light green
  • dark green
  • brown

Reproductions

Coming soon

Further Reading