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Gobots / Machine Robo Series / Machine Men / Robo Machine / Mutante / Convert / Bootlegs

Additional Details Before Series 1 Part 1

Notes:

Gobot Gift Packs #1 and #2 were confusingly issued with multiple differing figure selections
Machine Men were a failed, Bandai released in the US and Canada before Gobots, however the name remained in Australia for the full figure run
Bandai Australia changed to simply 'Bandai' somewhere between mid 1983 and 1984 and re-issued the first figures now with the US Gobots names
Machine Men AU and Robo Machine(s) EU cardbacks shouldn't be taken at face value with regards to colour schemes offered

Region Codes Used:
JP Japan / US United States / CA Canada / AU Australia / EU Europe / BRA Brazil / CHA China / TWN Taiwan / HUN Hungary

 
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GOBOTS Series 1 Issue Order: other toy line releases slotted in
Part 2: Series 1 is broken into two sections due to the large number of figures

 
 

ROAD RANGER - 8.3 cm
Gobots 18 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 (fold down trailer section sticker not supplied)
Gobots 18 Series 1 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1984 (fold down trailer section sticker not supplied)
Robo Machine RM-18 EU Bandai 1985
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984
ARTICULATED TRUCK
Robo Machine RM-18 EU Bandai 1983
SEMI-TRAILER MAN
Machine Men 14 AU Bandai 1983
TRUCK ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-18 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-18 JP Bandai [Grey/Silver] 1983
TRAILER
Robo Machines Robo EU Bandai 1993
NAME UNKNOWN
Convert BRA Mimo [MR-18 colour scheme]
NAME UNKNOWN - Presumed BOOTLEG
- 10.75 cm

Unknown Manufacturer or Toy Line TWN [Motorised] No Date Stamp (get in contact if you know more!)

 

road ranger / truck robo gobots / machine robo series darker plastic
darker blue plastic example
A problem with the plasic caused the pignent to darken
over time. This does not appear to be UV exposure as long
term boxed figures have emerged with darker plastic.
Some BuggyMan /MR-08 figures show the same discoloration

Machine Robo Series / Robo Machine / Machine Men / Robo Machines
 
truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck left truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck back truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck right truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck left comparison
truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck alt truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck alt left truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck alt back  truck robo machine robo series / road ranger robo machine /  semi-trailer man machine men / articulated truck alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots 
 
road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker left road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker back road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker right road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker comparison
road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker alt road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker alt left road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker alt back  road ranger gobots series 1 1983 no trailer tray sticker alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Motorised Bootleg
 
road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan left road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan back road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan right no compare image available at this time
road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan alt road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan alt left road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan alt back road ranger gobots bootleg ko motorised road leader taiwan alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

ROYAL-T - 7.8 cm
Gobots 19 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 (card shows MR-19 version) **
Gobots 19 Series 1 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1984 (card shows MR-19 version) **
Gobots Guardian Gift Pack #2 US Tonka 1985 **
Robo Machine RM-19 Bandai 1985
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984 **
HARRIER
Robo Machine RM-19 EU Bandai 1983
Robo Machines EU Bandai 1993
HARRIER MAN
Machine Men 15 AU Bandai 1984 **
HARRIER ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-19 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-19 JP Bandai [Light Blue and White] 1983

** reduced sticker sheet VS to MR-19

Machine Robo Series / Robo Machine
(example missing yellow, below canopy stickers)
 
harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 back harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 right harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 left no compare image available at this time
harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 alt harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 alt left harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 alt back harrier robo machine robo mr-19 robo machine rm-19 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots / Machine Men
 
royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia left royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia back royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia right royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia comparison
royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia alt royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia alt left royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia alt back royal-t gobots machine men darker version united states and australia alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
royal-t gobots backing card cardback royal-t gobots backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

SPOILER - 8.5 cm
Gobots 20 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 (reduced stickers VS MR-21) **
Robo Machine RM-61 EU Bandai 1983 (reduced stickers VS MR-21)
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984 (reduced stickers VS MR-21)
COUNTACH ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-21 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-21 JP Bandai [Black] 1983
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-9 JP Bandai 1986
NAME UNKNOWN
Convert BRA MIMO (all plastic wheels VS usual rubber)
Name Unknown - Bootleg
Robo-car 2-IN-1 [Dark Blue] (sold in window front boxes)
Robo-car 2-IN-1 [Black/White] (sold in window front boxes)
Robo-car 2-IN-1 [Red/White] (sold in window front boxes)

spoiler gobots machine robo machine mr-21 rm-61 machine men plastic colour comparison
plastic colour variants

** while the plastic colour matching to the red painted metal isn't up to Bandai's usual standard
(Machine Robo Series, Robo Machine and Machine Men),
the difference on the Tonka Gobots version is far more apparent.
The unnecessary translucency all releases share is more distinct on the Gobots release

Unlike the Gobots series 1 release, Spolier was issued very late in the Robo Machine
and Machine Men lines and presumably by then the colour correction had been made

Robo Machine / Machine Men
 
spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia left spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia back spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia right spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia comparison
spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia alt spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia alt left spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia alt back spolier robo machine rm-61 machine men europe and australia alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots
 
spoiler gobots series 1 1983 us spoiler gobots series 1 1983 us left spoiler gobots series 1 1983 us back spoiler gobots series 1 1983 us right spoiler gobots series 1 1983 us comparison
robot toys backing card image not available at this time
spoiler gobots backing card cardback spoiler gobots backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Robo-car 2-IN-1 Bootleg
 
spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 left spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 back spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 right no compare image available at this time
spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 alt spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 alt left spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 alt back  spoiler gobots bootleg black and white robo-car 2-in-1 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

CRASHER - 8.6 cm
Gobots Series 1 21 US Tonka [White]1983 (reduced stickers from MR-20)
Gobots Series 2 21 US [Black] Tonka 1985 (reduced stickers from MR-20)
Machine Men AU Bandai [Black] 1984 (reduced stickers from MR-20)
PORSCHE
Robo Machine RM-20 EU Bandai [White] 1983
Robo Machine RM-20 EU Bandai [Black] 1985
SPORTS CAR
Robo Machines EU Bandai [White] 1993 (variant sticker 'ROBO MACHINES' text and colour scheme)

PORSCHE MAN
Machine Men 16 AU Bandai Australia [White] 1983 (unconfirmed but presumed)
Machine Men 16 AU Bandai Australia [Silver variant - 6000 released - mail away] 1983
Machine Men 16 AU Bandai [White] 1983
PORSCHE ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-20 JP Bandai [White] 1983
Machine Robo Series MR-20 JP Bandai [White] 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-20 JP Bandai [Red] 1983
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-8 JP Bandai [White] 1986
Machine Robo Small quantity of [Silver] and [Gold] versions awarded as competition prizes

Gobots / Machine Men
 
crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white left crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white back crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white right no compare image available at this time
crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white alt crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white alt left crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white alt back crasher gobots / porsche man machien men / mr-20 white alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
crasher white gobots cardback backing card crasher white gobots cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Robo Machine 
 
porsche robo machine rm-20 crasher white cardback backing card porsche robo machine rm-20 crasher white cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

SCREW HEAD - 8.5 cm
Gobots 22 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 (reduced stickers VS MR-17)
Gobots Renegade Gift Pack #2 US Tonka 1985 (reduced stickers VS MR-17)
DRILL
Robo Machine RM-17 EU Bandai 1983 (limited release)
DRILL ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-17 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-11 JP Bandai 1986

Gobots
 
screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka left screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka back screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka right screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka comparison
screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka alt screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka alt left screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka alt back screw head gobots series 1 1983 Tonka alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

NEW SHINKANSEN ROBO - 9 cm
Machine Robo Series MR-22 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Series Revenge of Cronos MRB-16 JP Bandai 1986

Machine Robo Series
 
New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train left New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train back New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train right New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train comparison
New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train alt New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train alt left New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train alt back New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 mrb-16 bullet train alt right New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train boxed
New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train box New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train box back New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet sticker sheet robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train instruction sheet comic page 1 New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train instruction sheet comic page 2 New Shinkansen Robo machine robo series mr-22 bullet train instruction sheet comic page 3 robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

BLASTER - 8.6 cm
Gobots 23 Series 1 US Tonka [Orange] 1983 (reduced stickers VS MR-23)
Gobots 35 Series 2 US Tonka [Green/Orange] 1985
Gobots 35 Series 2 US Tonka [Green/Orange] with 3-D Sticker 1985
Robo Machine EU Bandai RM-68 1986 **
MISSILE TANK ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-23 JP Bandai [Orange] 1983
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-4 JP Bandai [Orange] 1986

** Released on Robo Machine French cardback late in the line's run.
Unsure whether it was this all orange version or the later orange and green colour scheme
Rear of cardback shows all orange version but that's not always an accurate guide

Machine Robo Series
 
missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version left missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version back missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version right missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version compare
missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version alt missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version alt left missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version alt back missile tank robo machine robo series mr-23 blaster orange japanese version alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots
 
blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo left blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo back blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo right blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo comparison
blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo alt blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo alt left blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo alt back blaster orange gobots machine robo mr-23 missle tank robo alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
blaster orange gobots cardback backing card blaster orange gobots cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

CRAIN BRAIN - 8.5 cm
Gobots 24 Series 1 US Tonka [Orange] 1983 (reduced stickers from MR-24)
CRANE ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-24 JP Bandai [Orange] 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-24 JP Bandai [Red/White] 1983
ERGOR
Mutante BRA Glasslite [Orange] 1986
NAME UNKNOWN
Convert BRA MIMO [Orange] (opaque windows glass VS standard translucent)
NAME UNKNOWN
Unknown Bootleg Unstamped [Red/Blue]

Gobots
 
crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 left crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 back crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 right crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 comparison
crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 alt crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 alt left crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 alt back crain brain / crane brain gobots mr-24 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
crain brain crane brain gobots carded on card crain brain crane brain gobots cardback backing card crain brain crane brain gobots cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Unknown Bootleg Unstamped
 
crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red left crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red back crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red right no compare image available at this time
crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red alt crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red alt left crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red alt back crain brain crane brain crane robo bootleg ko blue and red alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

LEADER-1 - 8.4 cm
Gobots 25 Series 1 US Tonka [Grey] 1983**
Gobots 25 Series 2 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker [Grey] 1985**
Gobots Guardian Gift Pack #1 US Tonka 1985**
Gobots 44 Series 3 US Tonka [Blue] 1985**
Gobots 44 Series 3 US Tonka [Grey] with 3-D Sticker 1986**
Gobots 44 Series 3 US Tonka [Blue] with 3-D Sticker 1986**
Machine Men AU Bandai [Grey] 1984
Machine Men AU Bandai [Silver] 1986 (see Other items page for more details)

** versions issued with only three stickers VS MR-25 and RM-25

F-15 EAGLE
Robo Machine RM-25 EU Bandai [Grey]1983
Robo Machine RM-25 EU Bandai [Blue] 1985
F-15
Robo Machines EU Bandai [Grey] 1993
F-15 MAN
Machine Men 17 AU Bandai [Grey] 1983
EAGLE ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-25 JP Bandai [Grey] 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-25 JP Bandai [White/Blue] 1983
Machine Robo Series MR-25 JP Bandai Gashapon Capeule Model [Green] 1985
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRJ-7 JP Bandai [Grey] 1986
SONIK
Mutante BRA Glasslite [Red/Blue] 1986
Mutante BRA Glasslite [Blue/White] 1986

Gachapon / Gashapon is the name given to coin operated,
capsule ball dispensing vending machines found most commonly and in huge numbers in Japan.
Gachapon is the colloquial name for the machines while Gashapon is the officially licensed name to Bandai Namco

Both names originate from the sounds the machines make when used:

Gasha/Gacha - the sound of the crank dial being turned
Pon - the sound of the capsule ball falling into the catchment area

eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit catalogue example
gachapon / Gashapon model kit catalogue

Machine Robo Series / Robo Machine / Machine Men / Robo Machines
 
leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante left leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante back leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante right leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante comparison
leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante alt leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante alt left leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante alt back leader-1 gobots f-15 robo machine men man rm-25 mr-25 mjr-7 grey sonik glasslite mutante alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
leader-1 f-15 eagle rm-49 robo machine backing card cardback european early version leader-1 f-15 eagle rm-49 robo machine backing card cardback european early version back leader-1 f-15 eagle rm-49 robo machine backing card cardback european later version leader-1 f-15 eagle rm-49 robo machine backing card cardback european later version back robot toys backing card image not available at this time
leader-1 grey gobots cardback backing card leader-1 grey gobots cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Nabisco / Hanimex Promotion
Machine Men Silver Version (see 'other' section)
 
leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize left leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize back leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize right no compare image available at this time
leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize alt leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize alt left leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize alt back leader-1 silver chrome hanimex nabisco machine men australian prize alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gashapon / Gachapon Capsule Model Kit
 
eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit left eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit back eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit right eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit group
eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit alt eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit alt left eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit alt back eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit alt right eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit parts
eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit catalogue page 1 eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit catalogue page 2 eagle robo blue leader 1 machine robo series mr-25 gachapon gashapon model kit instruction sheet robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

REST-Q - 8.6 cm
Gobots 26 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 **
Gobots 26 Series 1 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1984
Gobots Guardian Gift Pack #2 US Tonka 1985
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984
Machine Men Staks Transport Collector Pack AU Bandai [Blue] 1985
AMBULANCE

Robo Machine RM-15 EU Bandai 1983 XX
AMBULANCE MAN
Machine Men 12 AU Bandai Australia 1983
AMBULANCE ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-26 JP Bandai 1983
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-26 JP Bandai [Red] 1983
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-7 JP Bandai 1986
NAME UNKNOWN - Bootleg
TRANSFORMER sold in Hungary, country of manufacture is unconfirmed [White and Blue]
(all plastic wheels, red windscreen)
RONY ROBOT - Bootleg
METALCAR sold in Hungary, country of manufacture is unconfirmed [White and Red]
(all plastic wheels, red windscreen)

** Initial Gobots cardback (see example) showed photographs of the
Machine Robo Series version with the Japanese text crudely covered over.
The standing photo of Rest-Q on the back of the card still shows the Japanese text.
The painted character image is also the MR / RM version

XX The cardback character image reuses the Machine Robo Series box art for the
alt mode with the Japanese text replaced with English and the asterisk removed.
The RM Rest-Q figure was issued with English text and the more European
familiar red cross symbol on the side sticker

 

rest-q ambulance robo mr-26 rm-15 machine robo robo machine machine men gobots side sticker comparison
Machine Robo Series, Gobots and Rob Machine / Machine Men
side sticker variants

Machine Robo Series
 
ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 left ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 back ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 right ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 comparison
ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 alt ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 alt left ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 alt back ambulance robo machine robo series mr-26 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Robo Machine / Machine Men
 
ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man left ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man back ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man right ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man comparison
ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man alt ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man alt left ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man alt back ambulance robo machine rm-15 rest-q european machine men ambulance man alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q robo machine rm-15 ambulance cardback backing card european rest-q robo machine rm-15 ambulance cardback backing card european back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots
 
rest-q gobots series 1 1983 rest-q gobots series 1 1983 left rest-q gobots series 1 1983 back rest-q gobots series 1 1983 right rest-q gobots series 1 1983 comparison
rest-q gobots series 1 1983 alt rest-q gobots series 1 1983 alt left rest-q gobots series 1 1983 alt back rest-q gobots series 1 1983 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q gobots backing card cardback rest-q gobots backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Machine Robo Series Best Five
 
ambulance robo machine robo seriest best five mr-26 rest-q red version ambulance robo machine robo seriest best five mr-26 rest-q red version left ambulance robo machine robo seriest best five mr-26 rest-q red version back ambulance robo machine robo seriest best five mr-26 rest-q red version left no compare image available at this time
robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Machine Men Australian Staks Transport Collector Pack
 
rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian left rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian back rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian right rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian
rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian alt rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian alt left rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian alt back rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian box rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian box back rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian instruction sheet page 1 rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian instruction sheet page 2 robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian boxed example 1 rest-q blue gobots ambulance man machine men robo mr-26 rm-15 staks transport collector pack australian boxed example 2 robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Hungarian Bootleg
 
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new left rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new back rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new right rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new comparison
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new alt rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new alt left rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new alt back rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new carded rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new card rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance transformer new card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Hungarian Bootleg 
 
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red left rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red back rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red right rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red comparision
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red alt rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red alt left rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red alt back rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red carded rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red backing card cardback rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red backing card cardback rest-q hungarian bootleg ko gobots ambulance rony robot metalcar red backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

SCOOTER - 8.6 cm
Gobots 27 Series 1 US Tonka 1983**
Gobots 27 Series 1 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1984**
Robo Machine RM-16 EU Bandai 1983
Robo Machines EU Bandai 1993
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984**
MOTOR SCOOTER MAN

Machine Men 13 AU Bandai Australia 1983**
SCOOTER ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-16 JP Bandai 1983

** upper feet, side of legs and front wheel guard stickers not included with this release

 

Scooter gobots robo machine / machine robo mr-16 / rm-16 stamping variants
identification stamp variants

Machine Robo Series
 
scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter left scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter back scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter right scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter comparison
scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter alt scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter alt left scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter alt back scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 scooter alt right scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 boxed
scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 box scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 box back scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 sticker sheet robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 instruction sheet comic page 1 scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 instruction sheet comic page 2 scooter robo machine robo series mr-16 instruction sheet comic page 3 robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots / Robo Machine / Machine Men
 
scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 left scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 back scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 right scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 comparison
scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 left scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 back scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 right scooter gobots motor scooter man mr-16 rm-16 because he can
scooter robo machine rm-16 cardback backing card scooter robo machine rm-16 cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

DOUBLE DECKER BUS ROBO - 8.5 cm
Machine Robo Series MR-27 JP Bandai 1983 ('Hato Bus' side sticker)
ONIBUS
Convert BRA Mimo 1986 ('Mimo Bus' side sticker)

doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 prototype colour example image
prototype showing variant colour scheme and stickers

Machine Robo Series
 
doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 left doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 back doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 right no compare image available at this time
doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 alt doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 alt left doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 alt back doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 alt right doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai boxed
doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai rainbow stipe box doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai rainbow stipe box back doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai sticker sheet robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai instruction sheet comic page 1 doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai instruction sheet comic page 2 doubledecker bus robo hato bus machine robo mr-27 bandai instruction sheet comic page 3 robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

GEEPER CREEPER - 8.9 cm
Gobots 28 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 (arm and navel stickers not included)
Gobots 28 Series 2 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1983 (arm and navel stickers not included)
Gobots Renegade Gift Pack #2 US Tonka 1985(arm and navel stickers not included)
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984
JEEP
Robo Machine RM-28 EU Bandai 1983
JEEP MAN
Machine Men 18 AU Bandai 1983
JEEP ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-28 JP Bandai 1983 (**Jeep Robo & MR-28 stickers missing from pictured example)
Machine Robo Series Best 5 MR-28 JP Bandai [Yellow] 1983 (Jeep Robo & MR-28 stickers)
Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos MRB-11 JP Bandai 1986
DEMOLON
Mutante BRA Glasslite Green and [Red]s 1986
CONVERT-A-JEEP - PEPSI Promotional
Convertables TWN Imperial Toy Corporation 1985 (PEPSI sticker)
NAME UNKNOWN
Convertible Robots (the same as Convert-A-JEEP)

jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 prototype rubber tyres tires example image
prototpe showing rubber tyres

Machine Robo Series** / Robo Machine / Machine Men
 
jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man left jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man back jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man right jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man compare
jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man alt jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man alt left jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man alt back jeep robo machine robo series mr-28 / robo machine rm-28 / machien men jeep man alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Gobots
 
geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia left geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia back geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia right geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia comparison
geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia alt geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia alt left geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia alt back geeper creeper gobots series 1 1983 / machine men australia alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
geeper creeper gobots cardback backing card geeper creeper gobots cardback backing card back jeep robo machine rm-28 geeper creeper cardback backing card jeep robo machine rm-28 geeper creeper cardback backing card back robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Convertables Convert-a-Plane PEPSI Promotion Version /
Convertible Robots
 
geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots left geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots back geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots right no compare image available at this time
geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots alt geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots alt left geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots alt back geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial / convertible robots alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial backing carded on card geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial backing card cardback geepr creeper convertables convert-a-jeep pepsi gobots bootleg ko imperial backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 

PATH FINDER / PATHFINDER ** -8.2 cm
Gobots 29 Series 1 US Tonka 1983 **
Gobots 29 Series 2 US Tonka with 3-D Sticker 1984 **
Machine Men AU Bandai 1984
UFO

Robo Machine RM-29 EU Bandai 1983
UFO ROBO
Machine Robo Series MR-29 JP Bandai 1983

** front of leg and side of head side stickers not included with this release

NOTE: Character name was regularly printed with or without the space;
eg. US Gobots cardback shows 'Path Finder' on the front and 'Pathfinder' on the back

 

pathfinder path finder japan and macau paint comparison machine robo gobots robo machine
flat VS glitter effect paint comparison

Most commonly flat silver is found on 'JAPAN' stamped Machine Robo Series and Gobots
while the glitter effect is see on 'MACAU' stamped Robo Machine and Machine Men releases.
There was a small amount of crossover

Machine Robo Series
 
ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 left ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 back ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 right ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 comparison
ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 alt ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 alt left ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 alt back ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 alt right ufo robo machine robo series mr-29 sticker sheet
 
 Gobots
 
pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 left pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 back pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 right no compare image available at this time
pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 alt pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 alt left pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 alt back pathfinder path finder gobots series 1 1983 alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
pathfinder path finder gobots backing card cardback pathfinder path finder gobots backing card cardback back robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
Robo Machine / Machine Men
 
pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men left pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men back pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men right pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men comparison
pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men alt pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men alt left pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men alt back pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men alt right robot toys backing card image not available at this time
pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 backing card cardback european pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 backing card cardback european back pathfinder path finder robo machine rm-29 machine men sticker sheet robot toys backing card image not available at this time robot toys backing card image not available at this time
 
 
 
 
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