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FIREBALL XL5 ROCKET GUN - MERIT - ENGLAND
Black plastic raygun shoots darts. This is based on the Dan Dare Rocket Gun (which in turn is based on the US Plastic Space Patrol Rocket Gun) though the wording embossed on the gun is Fireball XL5. The handle retains its Dan Dare badge logo. Two red plastic message-carrying darts are included. 

The gun is featured in the 1966 Austin Davis of Sheffield Christmas Gifts catalogue. Merit was the trading name of J & L Randall.

Gerry Anderson
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FIREBALL XL5 ROCKET GUN - MERIT - ENGLAND

Black plastic raygun shoots darts. This is based on the Dan Dare Rocket Gun (which in turn is based on the US Plastic Space Patrol Rocket Gun) though the wording embossed on the gun is Fireball XL5. The handle retains its Dan Dare badge logo. Two red plastic message-carrying darts are included.

The gun is featured in the 1966 Austin Davis of Sheffield Christmas Gifts catalogue. Merit was the trading name of J & L Randall.

Gerry Anderson