IRON GRENADIERS (v10)
DESTRO'S ELITE SPECIALISTS
Series: Twenty Eight (2012)
Iron Grenadiers (version 10) was released as part of the 2012 International G.I.Joe Convention (New Orleans, LA) exclusive The Oktober Guard - Operation: Bear Trap box set from the Official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club. The set included two Iron Grenadiers (v10) as well as Colonel Brekhov (v3), Daina (v2), Horror Show (v2), Iron Bear, four Iron Grenadiers (v9), two Iron Grenadiers (v11), Schrage (v2), Stormavik (v2), and Voltar (v2).
The boxed set also included a comic, a pin, and a certificate of authenticity.
The Oktober Guard - Operation: Bear Trap box set was given a second production run later that fall; those that ordered this reissue set received it early 2013.
Iron Grenadier came with a black and gold sash, a black and red rocket launcher, a gray machine gun with bipod, a gold and black ammo belt, two gray pistols, and a black display stand.
Primary Specialty: Heavy Weapons
Secondary Specialty: Sales & Acquisitions
Motto: "We are the purveyors of destruction!"
Recruited from the ranks of the elite forces of DESTRO, these IRON GRENADIER specialists are chosen for their physical strength, endurance, tenacity, and appreciation of superior firepower. Each IRON GRENADIER in this classification carries heavy weapons including the latest in high velocity machine guns as well as RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenade) launchers. They are capable of infiltrating anywhere and can cause massive collateral damage if necessary to the mission.
Their goals are to spread panic and chaos, undermine authority, and encourage disagreements, creating a greater demand for the weapons that DESTRO sells. The IRON GRENADIER is like an obnoxious salesman with guns. In fact, their pay is a commission on the armaments that are sold. Each IRON GRENADIER gets special incentive points for starting riots, encouraging armed revolutions, and igniting brush wars. Between the rain of high caliber ammo and thunder of high explosive projectiles they bring to bear, most prospective clients quickly realize the danger of not taking advantage of DESTRO's generous purchase plans.
Iron Grenadier (v10) was available both boxed and bagged.
The reissued box set came with a different certificate of authenticity, and the tacks on the pin are set higher. In addition, the gloves and boots on the reissued Iron Grenadier (v10) do not have the brown paint applications, and the gold on the accessories is slightly different.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Iron Grenadiers (v10).
Original Retail: $345.00
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