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GI Joe 1960s 1964 Figure TM Redhead TRUE GUMMY SUPER SOFT HEAD
Although many of those in the Joe collecting community throw around the
phrase "gummy head" a lot, what most people don't realize is that there is
a huge difference between the '69 patent pending soft heads and the
soft/super-soft TM "gummy" heads. The TM "soft" heads are far less
common than their hard headed TM counterparts and show up on the TM
bodies. The "super-soft gummy" heads are much rarer than even the
semi-soft heads. We believe they were made only for a short time in 1964.
These "super-soft gummy" heads are identifiable by their incredibly
soft, vinyl rubber. The heads are very thin and light and one can
very easily squeeze them vertically They are also quite easily
removable from their neck posts. One thing that plagues the gummy heads -
is that the paint on their heads doesn't adhere well - and most will
transfer to box bottoms and the like - and will have severe bald spot
This listing is for a Super Soft "gummy" head. Identifiable by
being able to fairly easily to squeese his head vertically! His head his easily removable from
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