The Ree Yees Rifle was usually released with the following combinations of colour to figure:
Golden Ree Yees Rifle:
Black Ree Yees Rifle:
There are 3 main mould variations. Subvariants do exist and may not all be documented. As a result of the fact that these were shot on a sprue tree in higher numbers the subvariants may vary heavily depending on the steel mould used.
M1: COLOUR COMPARISON
M1 was produced by UNIVERSAL MANUFACTURERS in TAIWAN. The following colours are known:
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 moulds, their own machines to inject the plastic. Therefore there is no specific lines or producers known.
This rifle shown below was only produced in the 80s and came in accessory sets and was also packed with various figures including a fully articulated (f/a) Ree Yees bootleg. Here shown is one colour of many in existence:
The R1 is one of the most common reproductions out there. It has been around for decades. They are casted in a white or grey opaque colour and are painted golden. As you can see above they exist in different gold shades. They don’t swim when submerged in water and therefore are an easy spot. The following colours are known:
- yellowish gold
- reddish gold