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Lynx-O (alternate shield)

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LYNX-O (alternate shield)

Assortment Number:

3500

Pack:

24

Title:

Good Thundercat

Description:

The 1987 (series 3) mini catalogues and 22-back card backs contain a group picture of all the regular good Thundercat figures together. However all the series 3 figures apart from Captain Cracker and Jaga have different accessories to those actually released with the figures. In this instance Lynx-O is pictured holding a shield that appears to resemble a dustbin lid. In the inner part of the shield is a black circular piece (it is uncertain whether this is painted or an actual piece of plastic), then inside is what looks like the Eye of Thundera symbol. The shield released resembles the cartoon shield much more than the version pictured here. It is thought that this was a very early prototype piece to photograph with the figure. It was later changed to the light shield with a much flatter base and the red pieces on the inner part of the shield. Like many other weapons that were originally shown, this shield was never released with the Lynx-O figure.

Lynx-O (alternate shield) image:

Click thumbnail to enlarge the scan of a 22-back card back containing Lynx-O with the alternate shield: LJN ThunderCats Prototypes -Lynx-O