VAMP & HAL
MULTI-PURPOSE ATTACK VEHICLE HEAVY ARTILLERY LASER
Series: Three (1984)
The VAMP [Multi-Purpose Attack Vehicle] and HAL [Heavy Artillery Laser] were released together in a Sears Exclusive boxed set in 1984. The boxed set included the VAMP and HAL - but no figures. The set was discontinued in 1985.
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
For the VAMP, take extra care with the two gasoline cans and the steering wheel. Being small pieces, these are often lost. Also, often missing or broken is the machine gun.
For the HAL, the stabilizer leg and computer are easy to lose. The stabilizer leg comes off very easily.
Some mail-in versions of the VAMP came with a unique chassis, best evidenced by the presence of a shovel molded onto the hood. It is believed that most, if not all, Sears boxed sets with the HAL included these. This mold was also used for the Japanese release of the VAMP.
The VAMP mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:
VAMP Mark II (1984)
VAMP & HAL (1984)
Dreadnok Ground Assault (1986)
VAMP Mark II (1988)
Tiger Sting (1989)
Street Striker (1995) - Street Fighter: The Movie
Rattler 4-WD (1998)
Desert Striker (2001)
V.A.M.P. with Twin Battle Gun (2004)
VAMP Mark V (2007)
The HAL mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:
VAMP & HAL (1984) (1984)
Versions of VAMP & HAL
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to VAMP & HAL.
Original Retail: $6.49
Hasbro Product: 6680
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Lee's Guide: GIJ-84072v
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5308
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 16 (HAL, 1st Ed.) & Pg. 18 (VAMP, 1st Ed.), Pg. 23 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a