WHO38, Tractator Gravis, Frontios, 1984

Tractator Gravis – Frontios - Limited Edition 225

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  • Brand: Doctor Who
  • Product Code:WHO38
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Doctor Who hand-painted figurine

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A Limited Edition of only 225 Figurines

We at Robert Harrop Designs have been creating collectable hand painted figurines for over 30 years and have gained a well earned reputation of high quality and accuracy of detail. Our extensive portfolio includes Thunderbirds, Camberwick Green, Beano Dandy and 2000AD to name but a few. A portfolio that is extremely nostalgic and very British, so it was no surprise that Doctor Who would be the next project that we wanted to embrace into our studios!

In partnership with the BBC, we have meticulously hand sculpted a range of 1:12 scale, hand cast and hand painted Doctor Who figurines, each made to strict Worldwide Limited Editions.

As a mark of provenance, each Limited Edition figurine will be numbered with a unique Edition Number and will come packaged in a presentation box with an Information Card and Certificate of Authenticity!


DATA…

Tractator Gravis

From 'Frontios' 1984


"You do not know our goals.  I have described our means.  Once we have full control of Frontios, our plans plans are only just begining.

The TARDIS is dragged down to the surface of the planet Frontios and apparently destroyed during a meteorite bombardment. The Doctor is forced to help the planet's human colonists - refugees from a doomed future Earth - and eventually discovers that their problems stem from an infestation of  Tractators, burrowing insect-like creatures led by the intelligent Gravis.

The Tractators have been using gravitational force to cause regular meteorite bombardments in order to keep the colonists weak so that they can prey on their bodies and use them as components in their mining machines.

Turlough, the Doctor’s companion, knows of the creatures through a deep seated racial memory from his own planet. He recalls that they can be rendered harmless by separating the Gravis from the rest of the colony. The Doctor achieves this by tricking the Gravis into reassembling the TARDIS around itself.


  • A Limited Edition Hand painted figurine / statue from the Doctor Who Collection.
  • Designed, Sculpted and Made in Shropshire, England by Robert Harrop Designs.
  • Traditionally Hand Sculpted by Mike Rodgers.
  • Official BBC License. The figurine has been approved by the Doctor Who television production team at the BBC.
  • Approximately 8 inches (204mm) tall.
  • A Limited Edition of Only 225 Figurines Worldwide.
  • Individually hand numbered with a unique number on the base.
  • Comes complete in a presentation box with information card and a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • The Gravis antennae are made from solid English pewter for added strength.

Robert Harrop Designs
Doctor Who Collection

BBC, DOCTOR WHO (word marks, logos and devices), TARDIS, DALEKS, CYBERMAN and K-9 (word marks and devices) are trade marks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence.
BBC logo © BBC 1996. Doctor Who logo © BBC 1996. Dalek image © BBC/Terry Nation 1963. Cyberman image © BBC/Kit Pedler/Gerry Davis 1966. K-9 image © BBC/Bob Baker/Dave Martin 1977.
Information sourced from The Discontinuity Guide by Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping. Doctor Who: The Television Companion by David J. Howe and Stephen James Walker. The BBC.

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