Colchester Castle Action Man Collection on Display for 6 months

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Colchester Collections: Action Man 11th DECEMBER 2017 to 11th June 2018 Motivations for collecting can differ; some people collect for the ‘thrill of the chase’, the satisfaction of finding the missing piece and completing the puzzle. For others it can help to form a connection to a certain person, place, memory or time. It can be an extension of our identity and a legacy after death. 50 of Rob Wisdom's personal Collection of Action Men dating from 1966 will be on display for 6 months including the Special Mercury 10 Astronauts #FindMajorTom "Action Man brings back happy childhood memories for many. Collecting Action Man is a contemporary archaeology of sorts – learning the history, discovering anomalies, searching for rarities, and careful repair and restoration techniques.

It is a collection that brings out so many happy reactions for generations under the spell. I have created the website to assist owners and collectors to piece together his history. ‘“

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