IRON GRENADIERS (v1)
DESTRO'S ELITE TROOPERS
Series: Seven (1988)
Iron Grenadiers were first released carded as part of the seventh series (1988). They were also sold in 1989 and were discontinued domestically in 1990.
Iron Grenadiers came with a gold sword, a black submachine gun, and a translucent red laser pistol.
Specialties: Terrorism, sales, marketing development.
The Iron Grenadiers are handpicked from Destro's personal bodyguards. They are the spearhead of Destro's incursions into new territory. The Iron Grenadiers, acting as agents, provocateurs, saboteurs or outright terrorists, impel an unsuspecting country towards chaos and turmoil, thereby creating new markets for Destro's weapons where none existed before. Their pay is a percentage of gross sales.
"Imagine the slickest used car salesman you've ever met. Now imagine that he's also the trickiest accountant in the world. Got that? Try to picture what he would be like if that guy was also a highly trained commando with expertise in explosives, small arms and hand-to-hand combat. Top it off with the fact that no other mercenary group in the world wants them because of their history of turning on their superiors. That's what an Iron Grenadier is..."
No variations of Iron Grenadiers are known to exist.
Iron Grenadiers' body is completely original - all new body parts.
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 (v1).
Original Retail: $2.55
Hasbro Product: 6506
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Lee's Guide: GIJ-88007
Desimone Guide: #208
Tomart's Guide: #GI5906
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 115 (1st Ed.), Pg. 170 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a