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APC

AMPHIBIOUS PERSONNEL CARRIER



YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1983-APC-01

Series: Two (1983)
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The APC [Amphibious Personnel Carrier] was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1983. The toy was also sold in 1984 and was discontinued in 1985.

The APC was available from Hasbro Direct via mail-away offers from 1984 until 1990.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The two long seat belts are the most commonly lost pieces. Also, make sure that the steering wheel isn't missing.

Featured In

The APC was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.

Variations

While most of it was identical to the original APC, some of the later mail-order version had a dark-green top instead of the tan camouflage top.

This Hasbro Direct version with the dark-green top was repackaged to create the convention exclusive CUDA.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

APC (1983)
Night Scrambler (1989)
APC/'CUDA (1992)

International Releases

In Europe in the early 1980s, the APC was recolored in dark green and black and released as the Z-Force Armoured Troop Carrier. The interior of the APC was heavily re-tooled.

In Argentina, the APC was sold as the Transporte Tactico Anfibio.

In Brazil, the APC was sold as the Transporte Tãtico Anfíbio.

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 APC.

Original Retail: $8.99
Hasbro Product: 6093
RAHC: n/a
Lee's Guide: GIJ-83062v
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: GI5183
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 25 (1st Ed.), Pg. 38 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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