SNAKE EYES (v3)
Series: Eight (1989)
Snake Eyes (version 3) was released carded as part of the eighth series (1989). He was also sold in 1990 and was discontinued domestically in 1991.
Snake Eyes came with a a black backpack, a silver sword, gray uzi submachine gun, a set of silver three-piece nunchuks, and a silver blow gun.
Primary Specialty: Infantry
Secondary Specialty: Hand-to-Hand Combat Instructor
Subject was Ranger qualified and graduated from Recondo School in Nha Trang prior to his service with a Long Range Recon Patrol unit in South East Asia. It is generally accepted that he received extensive training in mystic martial arts from the same Ninja family that produced STORM SHADOW. No official records in existence. Qualified expert in all NATO and Warsaw Pact small arms, black belt in 12 fighting systems and highly skilled in the use of edged weapons.
"What can I say about a good-guy who goes bump in the night? The man is the baddest dude in the valley. He scares pit bulls! He should wear a sign on his chest that says, "Don't mess, PERIOD!" The bad guys would like to see him declared illegal under the Geneva Convention. On the other hand, he is kind to small animals..."
Snake Eyes figures with a copyright stamp on the figure that says "Made in Hong Kong" came with lighter accessories than Snake Eyes figures with a copyright stamp on the figure that says "Made in China."
In the United Kingdom in 1992, Snake Eyes was packaged in a three-pack with Topside and Rock-Viper for Woolworth's. Snake Eyes was also available individually carded throughout Europe.
Snake Eyes was also available in China.
Versions of Snake Eyes
In 2006, a CLASSIFIED figure was released, showing Snake Eyes from his years prior to G.I. Joe.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Snake Eyes (v3).
Original Retail: $2.55
Product Number: 6528
Lee's Guide: GIJ-89015
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 134 (1st Ed.), Pg. 189 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: #232
Tomart's Guide: #GI6109
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a