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TELE-VIPERS (v1)

COBRA COMMUNICATIONS 

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YoJoe ID: 118-HAF-1985-TELEVIPE-01

Series: Four (1985)

Tele-Vipers were first released as part of the fourth series (1985). They were also available in 1986 and were discontinued in 1987.

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Accessories

Tele-Vipers came with a black VS-11 Scanner, a black Communipac backpack, and a black hose that attached the scanner to the backpack.

Filecard Information

File Name: Classified
Birthplace: Various Countries
Primary Specialty: Communications
Secondary Specialty: Electronics

These are the RTOs (Radio Telecommunications Operators) of the COBRA ground forces. They carry a standard modular radio pack that contains as a main unit a VHF transceiver equipped with an automatic frequency hopper, a crypto unit and passive jamming and anti-jamming devices. The Tele-Viper helmet contains high resolution earphones with overload dampers and two sets of voice actuated microphones. The interior of the helmet offers and alternative LED readout triggered through the optional computer pack. Optional transmission modes include microwave beam and laser - Both available as add-ons to the basic pack.

Variations

No variations of Tele-Vipers (v1) are known to exist.

Body Construction

Tele-Viper's body is completely original - all new body parts.

The chest/torso piece was re-used in 1986 to create Claymore. The entire mold was re-used in 1989 to create Python Tele-Viper.

Starting with this series (Series Four, 1985), the head joint on G.I.Joe figures was changed into a head "ball." This ball allowed the head to look up and down, in addition to left and right.

International Releases

Tele-Vipers was released in Sweden and Europe on Action Force cards.

Estrela released Tele-Viper in Brazil in 1991.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Tele-Vipers (v1).

Original Retail: $2.29
Product Number: 6447
Lee's Guide: GIJ-85015
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 52 (1st Ed.), Pg. 86 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: #80
Tomart's Guide: #GI5387
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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