Wombles Plastic Figures

Who remembers the Wombles plastic figures in the 1970’s?
The Wombles were on our sets for the decade and I remember a trip down the post office each week to pick up one of these figures. I think there were seven to collect and they cost just around 5 pence in those days.

 

Wombles Plastic Figures

Wombles Plastic Figures

All of the Wombles plastic figures were around two inches high (that’s 5 cm). There was Uncle Bulgaria, Madame Cholet, Tobermory, Orinoco, Wellington, Tomsk and Bungo. Made from moulded plastic but each one hand painted.

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These are available for collectors on ebay and fetch around £20 if there in good condition. Mine were chipped to smitherines due to the amount of Corgi and Matchbox accidents there had while riding around in my toy cars!

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