The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200

The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200
The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200 The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200 The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200 The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200 The Excavator - Thunderbirds Figurine - Limited Edition 200
Brand: Harrop Supermarionation Figurines
Product Code: TB14 - THE EXCAVATOR (LE 200)
Price: £89.99

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thunderbirds rescue and espionage

NEW! ThunderbirdsThunderbirds 50th Anniversary
Handpainted Figurine
A Limited Edition of Only 200 Figurines

 

 

Excavator Thunderbirds

2015 will mark the 50th Anniversary of Gerry Anderson's iconic TV series 'Thunderbirds' and we will be celebrating this illustrious milestone by launching some very special 'Rescue & Espionage' figurines throughout the year! 

We are therefore very proud to introduce you to our new and highly detailed figurine of The Excavator, International Rescues' specialised digging machine, taken from the classic episode 'Martian Invasion'.

Each Official Excavator Thunderbirds figurine is a Limited Edition of only 200 pieces Worldwide.  To mark its provenance, each exclusive piece will be hand numbered on the base with a unique edition number and will be a great addition to any Supermarionation collection!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our very own Forum to make sure that you keep up to date with the new 'Rescue and Espionage' 50th Anniversary figurines that will be launched throughout the year.

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The Excavator 'Martian Invasion'

The Excavator is International Rescue’s specialised digging machine. Equipped with a horizontally rotating and adjustable burrowing device situated directly at the front of the vehicle, the Excavator can be used to clear large volumes of debris from disaster sites. With rows of tough and fast-rotating teeth, or flails, it can quickly and efficiently mine directly into rock or stone such as a rocky hill, rubble or cliff face. The rotating motion of the teeth combined with a scoop situated directly behind it effectively catches and feeds the rock debris further into the machine where it is crushed into a finer material and ejected out of two funnels at the rear. 

Scott Tracy himself refers to the machine as ‘the drilling and crushing excavator’ and as with other International Rescue vehicles it is tracked to give it better traction on rough terrain. Housed within Pod 5 and transported to the front line by Thunderbird 2, the Excavator is piloted by Virgil Tracy and appears in ‘Martian Invasion’, where it is used to rescue two men trapped in a flooding cave.

  • A Limited Edition Handpainted figurine / statue from the Thunderbirds Collection.
  • Designed and Sculpted in Shropshire, England by Robert Harrop Designs.
  • Sculpted by Antony Halls.
  • Approximately 4 inches (84mm) tall.
  • A Limited Edition of Only 200 Figurines Worldwide.
  • Individually hand numbered with a unique number on the base.
  • Comes complete in a presentation box with information booklet and tent card.

Robert Harrop Designs
Thunderbirds Collection

Thunderbirds TM & © ITC Entertainment Group Limited 1964, 1999 and 2015. Licensed by ITV Ventures Limited.  All rights reserved.  Captain Scarlet™ and © 1967, 2001 and 2015. ITC Entertainment Group Limited. Licensed by ITV Ventures Limited.  All rights reserved.

 

 

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