70's

Great Australian Big Jim Collection

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Tweet A great Australian Big Jim collection Check out this fantastic collection of Mattel Big Jim figures, vehicles and outfits from Aussie collector Willem Bos. Willem started out with just his two remaining childhood figures five years ago, and has now built an enviable collection of over 60 figures, vehicles, outfits and ephemera. There are […]

70's

Mattel Australia Big Jim Action Drawing Contest 1973

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Tweet Mattel’s Big Jim Contest In 1973 Mattel was having some success with it’s new Big Jim action figures, a smaller scale competitor to Hasbro’s GI Joe. Launched the previous year, sales in Australia were given a little push with an “Action Drawing Contest”, promoted through retailers with large entry forms that had space on […]