are the prototypes of the last action figures produced by Dapol
before the BBC withheld the manufacturing license from the company.
These marked the shift to the new style figure and a major leap
in quality. The Early Cyberman being the first release in this
new style followed later with the Patrick Troughton figure. Loosing
the license before the Hartnell and Yeti figures could be released
they only made it to the prototype stage.
Philip Robinson sculpted the original
masters out of super-sculpy, which the prototype pattern molds
where made from. Two sets of polyurethane resin prototypes were
made from the master molds. These would be sent to Hong Kong
for tooling through a laser scanning process that records every
detail of the figures. This would yield the metal injection molds
used in the mass manufacturing of the figures.
The originals are still with Philip. It's a shame the Yeti and first Doctor figures never made it to production but I'm please
to have a set to share.