This Marx' Fort Apache set. Was the only Fort Apache to use the 45mm figures from the earlier Fort Dearborn playsets. "The One that Started it All".... This complete set is RARE! The box is in excellent condition with very vivid graphics and rich color, with barely any wear for it's age.The divider and original assembly instructions are here too, along with 2 of the original bags (one has writing on it "Flag"). Also included in this collectors set is the 2 piece flagpole w/log pole & stone base in dark brown, and the metal 20 Star U.
The lithographed Fort Dearborn Cabin is in excellent condition with vivid color and all tabs and chimney, complete first version original. The yellow 2 piece teepee (60mm) is here and highly sought after.(teepee top has a clean break at the mounting point but can be repaired). Fort Apache 3 piece gate, walls w/ledge (11), 6-piece Fort Apache blockhouse (2), and 2-pole ladders (4) are here and in impeccable/ condition. The (45mm) Fort Dearborn Cavalyrmen figures from the Fort Apache Stockade includes the following: T. Hese are early version pieces at the changeover to add bases several figures are the rare no base variety including, standing /firing his rifle (NB), standing w/pistol & bugle (NB), shot w/an arrow (NB), running w/rifle in right hand, running w/rifle in left hand, fighting using his pistol as a club, mounted w/flag, mounted w/ sword, standing figure (NB), simply mounted "this figure true to Marx form dons a civil war hat". These figures are the early vinyl version in blue and cream.
The 45 mm Indians includes a complete sets as follows: Chief mounted w/right hand raised, mounted drawing his arrow, mounted firing his rifle, the following 45mm Indians these are early version pieces at the changeover to add bases several figures are the rare no base variety including, kneeling with left arm raised (NB), scout w/his hand to his head (NB), climbing the ladder (NB), standing looking skyward (NB), and the rare squaw w/papoose crawling (NB). The following have bases, kneeling shooting his bow, advancing w/tomahawk, fighting wielding his knife. All are early vinyl versions in remarkable condition.The 6 horses in this set are pristine. Included are the first version running bareback Indian horse (2) in red-brown, cream, and a rare black version.
Only 1 pose was first made for the Indian horses and these are it! The Cavalry horses are a red-brown prancing horse, a gray running, and a black running.
Also included is the 10 piece complete accessory group: Log pile, butter churn, anvil on stump, ax in stump, labeled powder barrels (2), 2 piece dip well, 2 piece pot hanging over fire. Then there are also pieces of the ranch house interior set.
Included are the 2 piece bunk beds, 2 long benches without back, 1 table, 2 low back chair w/armrests, wood box, lamp, wash table, cupboard, & a grinding wheel from the outdoor ranch group. The terrain pieces in this set include the large and small boulder, and the dead tree all in a beautiful color matched medium gray. A silver firing cannon is included with this set along with the rare blue buckboard wagon with yellow wheels, and 2 spare wheels in red and yellow.(two tabs of the hitch have broken off clean, see photo). The red / brown draft horse is here with the original single harness for this set.
A rare and complete play set to add to your collection! The item "1951 MARX FORT APACHE STOCKADE PLAY SET #3609 COMPLETE With ORIGINAL BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, July 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Play Sets". The seller is "geezermac" and is located in Bessemer, Michigan.This item can be shipped to United States.