Back when I was growing up, Star Wars figures were hot, but then along came the all new GI Joe figures and 90% of my friends went off and bought them. Once we started playing with the Joes, all we would hear from adult men is how cool THEIR GI Joe were. Now I gotta admit, those tall Joes were really cool, but I still like the smaller scale ones myself. On thing I couldn’t get from my round of GI Joe, was this sweet combat watch that Hake’s is auctioning off.
According to Hakes:
1.25×2.5x.5” deep plastic case with raised eagle and “GI Joe” logo on top. Has original green fabric strap. Face is designed with both standard and military numerals and has glow-in-the-dark dot at each hour and on hands. Opposite side of dial has flip-up setting lens and inset compass. Gilbert. ©1966. Comes with original plastic display case, guarantee card and original insert which shows lt. trace of wear but N. Mint overall. Case lid shows some wear. Fine/VF. Scarce as boxed and with paper.
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