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Vintage Star Wars Figures

The very first Star Wars action figures were released in 1978 as part of the mail-away Star Wars Early Bird Kit, which contained Star Wars figures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca and R2-D2.

The last figures in the series were released during the Power Of The Force series in 1985, before Kenner released figures based on the Droids and Ewoks cartoon TV shows. After that there was a ten year break until Hasbro started to produce Star Wars figures again in 1995.

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Star Wars

3 3/4 inch
C-3PO, See-Threepio
C-3PO
See-Threepio
3 3/4 inch
Chewbacca, Star Wars
Chewbacca
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Darth Vader, Star Wars
Darth Vader
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Death Squad Commander, Star Wars
Death Squad Commander
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Death Star Droid, Star Wars
Death Star Droid
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Gonk Droid, Power Droid
Gonk Droid
Power Droid
3 3/4 inch
Greedo, Star Wars
Greedo
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Hammerhead, Star Wars
Hammerhead
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, Star Wars
Han Solo
Star Wars
With big head
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, Star Wars
Han Solo
Star Wars
With small head
3 3/4 inch
Jawa, Star Wars
Jawa
Star Wars
1st version, vinyl cape
3 3/4 inch
Jawa, Star Wars
Jawa
Star Wars
2nd version, soft-goods cape
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Star Wars
Luke Skywalker
Star Wars
Blonde Hair
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Star Wars
Luke Skywalker
Star Wars
Brown Hair
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, X-Wing Pilot
Luke Skywalker
X-Wing Pilot
3 3/4 inch
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi
Grey Hair
3 3/4 inch
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi
White Hair
3 3/4 inch
Ponda Baba, Walrusman
Ponda Baba
Walrusman
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, Star Wars
Princess Leia Organa
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
R2-D2, Star Wars
R2-D2
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
R5-D4, Star Wars
R5-D4
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Snaggletooth, Star Wars
Snaggletooth
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Stormtrooper, Star Wars
Stormtrooper
Star Wars
3 3/4 inch
Tusken Raider, Sand People
Tusken Raider
Sand People
Hollow Cheeks
3 3/4 inch
Tusken Raider, Sand People
Tusken Raider
Sand People
Regular Cheeks

Star Wars Pack-In Figures

Following figures were packed-in with playsets. The Droid Factory playset from 1979 was the very first build-a-droid set ever released. Hasbro and Disney turned to this very same concept many years later, predominently during the 2008 The Legacy Collection and the 2012 Disney Park exclusive Build-A-Droid series, where they released various action figure parts which could be assembled to a full droid.

3 3/4 inch
Blue Snaggletooth, With Cantina Adventure Playset
Blue Snaggletooth
With Cantina Adventure Playset
With dent in boot
3 3/4 inch
Blue Snaggletooth, With Cantina Adventure Playset
Blue Snaggletooth
With Cantina Adventure Playset
Without dent in boot
3 3/4 inch
Dianoga, With Death Star Playset
Dianoga
With Death Star Playset
3 3/4 inch
Mechano Droid, With Droid Factory Playset
Mechano Droid
With Droid Factory Playset
3 3/4 inch
Quad-Pod Droid, With Droid Factory Playset
Quad-Pod Droid
With Droid Factory Playset
3 3/4 inch
R2-D2, With Droid Factory Playset
R2-D2
With Droid Factory Playset
3 3/4 inch
Rollarc Droid, With Droid Factory Playset
Rollarc Droid
With Droid Factory Playset
3 3/4 inch
Tracto Droid, With Droid Factory Playset
Tracto Droid
With Droid Factory Playset

The Empire Strikes Back Figures

One of the oddities in the vintage The Empire Strikes Back line is the mistake Kenner made when they released Zuckuss and named him 4-LOM, and 4-LOM was named Zuckuss on the packaging. Hasbro paid tribute to this very same mistake when they released an intentionally mislabeled 2-pack in 2010 to kick off The Vintage Collection.

3 3/4 inch
2-1B, Two-OneBee
2-1B
Two-OneBee
3 3/4 inch
4-LOM, Zuckuss
4-LOM
Zuckuss
3 3/4 inch
AT-AT Commander, The Empire Strikes Back
AT-AT Commander
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
AT-AT Driver, The Empire Strikes Back
AT-AT Driver
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Bespin Security Guard, The Empire Strikes Back
Bespin Security Guard
The Empire Strikes Back
1st version, white
3 3/4 inch
Bespin Security Guard, The Empire Strikes Back
Bespin Security Guard
The Empire Strikes Back
2nd version, black
3 3/4 inch
Boba Fett,
Boba Fett

Regular Release
3 3/4 inch
Boba Fett,
Boba Fett

Tri-Logo, light blue suit
3 3/4 inch
Bossk, Bounty Hunter
Bossk
Bounty Hunter
3 3/4 inch
C-3PO, Removable Limbs
C-3PO
Removable Limbs
3 3/4 inch
Cloud Car Pilot, Twin Pod
Cloud Car Pilot
Twin Pod
3 3/4 inch
Dengar, The Empire Strikes Back
Dengar
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
FX-7, Medical Droid
FX-7
Medical Droid
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, Bespin Outfit
Han Solo
Bespin Outfit
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, Hoth Outfit
Han Solo
Hoth Outfit
3 3/4 inch
Hoth Rebel Trooper, Rebel Soldier (Hoth Battle Gear)
Hoth Rebel Trooper
Rebel Soldier (Hoth Battle Gear)
3 3/4 inch
IG-88, Bounty Hunter
IG-88
Bounty Hunter
3 3/4 inch
Imperial Commander, The Empire Strikes Back
Imperial Commander
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Lando Calrissian, The Empire Strikes Back
Lando Calrissian
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Lando Calrissian, The Empire Strikes Back
Lando Calrissian
The Empire Strikes Back
With Teeth
3 3/4 inch
Lobot, Lando's Aid
Lobot
Lando's Aid
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Bespin Fatigues
Luke Skywalker
Bespin Fatigues
Blonde Hair
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Bespin Fatigues
Luke Skywalker
Bespin Fatigues
Brown Hair
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Hoth Battle Gear
Luke Skywalker
Hoth Battle Gear
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, Bespin Gown
Princess Leia Organa
Bespin Gown
With Crew Neck
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, Bespin Gown
Princess Leia Organa
Bespin Gown
With Turtle Neck
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, Hoth Outfit
Princess Leia Organa
Hoth Outfit
3 3/4 inch
R2-D2, With Sensorscope
R2-D2
With Sensorscope
3 3/4 inch
Rebel Commander, The Empire Strikes Back
Rebel Commander
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Snowtrooper, Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth Battle Gear)
Snowtrooper
Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth Battle Gear)
3 3/4 inch
Tie Fighter Pilot, The Empire Strikes Back
Tie Fighter Pilot
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Ugnaught, The Empire Strikes Back
Ugnaught
The Empire Strikes Back
3 3/4 inch
Yoda, The Jedi Master
Yoda
The Jedi Master
With Brown Snake
3 3/4 inch
Yoda, The Jedi Master
Yoda
The Jedi Master
With Orange Snake
3 3/4 inch
Zuckuss, 4-LOM
Zuckuss
4-LOM

The Empire Strikes Back Pack-In Figures

Following figures were only available as pack-in figures.

3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, In Carbonite (Slave I vehicle pack-in)
Han Solo
In Carbonite (Slave I vehicle pack-in)
3 3/4 inch
Probe Droid, Turret/Probot Playset
Probe Droid
Turret/Probot Playset
3 3/4 inch
Snowtrooper, German YPS Magazine Pack-in
Snowtrooper
German YPS Magazine Pack-in

Return Of The Jedi Figures

Kenner released following figures during the The Return Of The Jedi toy line.

3 3/4 inch
8D8, Return Of The Jedi
8D8
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Admiral Ackbar, Return Of The Jedi
Admiral Ackbar
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
AT-ST Driver, Return Of The Jedi
AT-ST Driver
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
B-Wing Pilot, Return Of The Jedi
B-Wing Pilot
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Bib Fortuna, Return Of The Jedi
Bib Fortuna
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Biker Scout, Return Of The Jedi
Biker Scout
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Chief Chirpa, Return Of The Jedi
Chief Chirpa
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Emperor's Royal Guard, Return Of The Jedi
Emperor's Royal Guard
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Gamorrean Guard, Return Of The Jedi
Gamorrean Guard
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
General Madine, Return Of The Jedi
General Madine
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, In Trench Coat
Han Solo
In Trench Coat
Blank lapels on coat
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, In Trench Coat
Han Solo
In Trench Coat
Printed lapels on coat
3 3/4 inch
Klaatu, Return Of The Jedi
Klaatu
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Klaatu, Skiff Guard Outfit
Klaatu
Skiff Guard Outfit
3 3/4 inch
Lando Calrissian, Skiff Guard Disguise
Lando Calrissian
Skiff Guard Disguise
3 3/4 inch
Logray, Ewok Medicine Man
Logray
Ewok Medicine Man
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight Outfit
Luke Skywalker
Jedi Knight Outfit
Blue Lightsaber, Snap Cape
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight Outfit
Luke Skywalker
Jedi Knight Outfit
Green Lightsaber, Sewn Cape
3 3/4 inch
Nien Nunb, Return Of The Jedi
Nien Nunb
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Nikto, Return Of The Jedi
Nikto
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Palpatine, The Emperor
Palpatine
The Emperor
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, Boushh Disguise
Princess Leia Organa
Boushh Disguise
3 3/4 inch
Princess Leia Organa, In Combat Poncho
Princess Leia Organa
In Combat Poncho
3 3/4 inch
Prune Face, Orrimaarko
Prune Face
Orrimaarko
3 3/4 inch
Rancor Keeper, Return Of The Jedi
Rancor Keeper
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Rebel Commando, Return Of The Jedi
Rebel Commando
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Ree-Yees, Return Of The Jedi
Ree-Yees
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Squid Head, Tessek
Squid Head
Tessek
3 3/4 inch
Teebo, Return Of The Jedi
Teebo
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Weequay, Return Of The Jedi
Weequay
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Wicket, Wicket W. Warrick
Wicket
Wicket W. Warrick

Return Of The Jedi Pack-In Figures

Following figures were only available in the Jabba The Hutt playset or the Max Rebo Band 3-pack.

3 3/4 inch
Droopy McCool, Max Rebo Band 3-pack
Droopy McCool
Max Rebo Band 3-pack
3 3/4 inch
Max Rebo, Max Rebo Band 3-pack
Max Rebo
Max Rebo Band 3-pack
3 3/4 inch
Sy Snootles, Max Rebo Band 3-pack
Sy Snootles
Max Rebo Band 3-pack
3 3/4 inch
Jabba The Hutt, With Jabba The Hutt Playset
Jabba The Hutt
With Jabba The Hutt Playset
3 3/4 inch
Salacious Crumb, With Jabba The Hutt Playset
Salacious Crumb
With Jabba The Hutt Playset

Power Of The Force Figures

The Power Of The Force series contained the "THE LAST 17" figures which were based on a Star Wars movie during vintage times. After that Kenner's focus moved on to the animated Droids and animated Ewoks toy lines. One of the harder to get figures from the "THE LAST 17" is Yakface, which was never released in the United States.

3 3/4 inch
A-Wing Pilot, Return Of The Jedi
A-Wing Pilot
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Amanaman, Return Of The Jedi
Amanaman
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Anakin Skywalker, Return Of The Jedi
Anakin Skywalker
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Death Star Gunner, Imperial Gunner
Death Star Gunner
Imperial Gunner
3 3/4 inch
EV-9D9, Return Of The Jedi
EV-9D9
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Han Solo, In Carbonite Chamber
Han Solo
In Carbonite Chamber
3 3/4 inch
Imperial Dignitary, Return Of The Jedi
Imperial Dignitary
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Kithaba, Barada
Kithaba
Barada
3 3/4 inch
Lando Calrissian, General Pilot
Lando Calrissian
General Pilot
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, Imperial Stormtrooper Outfit
Luke Skywalker
Imperial Stormtrooper Outfit
3 3/4 inch
Luke Skywalker, In Battle Poncho
Luke Skywalker
In Battle Poncho
3 3/4 inch
Lumat, Return Of The Jedi
Lumat
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Paploo, Return Of The Jedi
Paploo
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
R2-D2, With Pop-Up Lightsaber
R2-D2
With Pop-Up Lightsaber
3 3/4 inch
Romba, Return Of The Jedi
Romba
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Warok, Return Of The Jedi
Warok
Return Of The Jedi
3 3/4 inch
Yakface, Saelt-Marae
Yakface
Saelt-Marae

Star Wars Droids Figures

Following figures were released in 1985 based on the Star Wars: Droids "The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO" cartoon. Kenner released a total of 13 figures, with only Boba Fett and the A-Wing pilot being re-releases. The very last figure "VLIX" was only released in Brazil, which makes it one of the rarest and most valuable Star Wars action figures.

3 3/4 inch
C-3PO, Star Wars: Droids
C-3PO
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Jann Tosh, Star Wars: Droids
Jann Tosh
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Jord Dusat, Star Wars: Droids
Jord Dusat
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Kea Moll, Star Wars: Droids
Kea Moll
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Kez-Iban, Star Wars: Droids
Kez-Iban
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
R2-D2, Star Wars: Droids
R2-D2
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Sise Fromm, Star Wars: Droids
Sise Fromm
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Thall Joben, Star Wars: Droids
Thall Joben
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Tig Fromm, Star Wars: Droids
Tig Fromm
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Uncle Gundy, Star Wars: Droids
Uncle Gundy
Star Wars: Droids

UNPRODUCED Star Wars Droids Figures

Kenner planned, but never released, eight action figures for the second wave of the Star Wars: Droids toy line. VLIX, which was released only in Brazil (with a different paint scheme), would have been part of this second wave. A big thank you goes to Gus Lopez for providing following super rare prototype figures for the archive:

3 3/4 inch
Admiral Screed, Star Wars: Droids
Admiral Screed
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Gaff, Star Wars: Droids
Gaff
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Governor Koong, Star Wars: Droids
Governor Koong
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Jessica Meade, Star Wars: Droids
Jessica Meade
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Kleb-Zellock, Star Wars: Droids
Kleb-Zellock
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Mon Julpa, Star Wars: Droids
Mon Julpa
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Mungo Baobab, Star Wars: Droids
Mungo Baobab
Star Wars: Droids
3 3/4 inch
Vlix, Star Wars: Droids
Vlix
Star Wars: Droids

Star Wars Ewoks Figures

Following figures were released in 1985 based on the Star Wars: Ewoks cartoon. The entire series had a total of six figures.

3 3/4 inch
Dulok Scout, Star Wars: Ewoks
Dulok Scout
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Dulok Shaman, Star Wars: Ewoks
Dulok Shaman
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
King Gorneesh, Star Wars: Ewoks
King Gorneesh
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Logray, Star Wars: Ewoks
Logray
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Urgah Lady Gorneesh, Star Wars: Ewoks
Urgah Lady Gorneesh
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Wicket, Star Wars: Ewoks
Wicket
Star Wars: Ewoks

UNPRODUCED Star Wars Ewoks Figures

Just like with the Star Wars: Droids toy line, Kenner planned to release a second wave of figures in the 1986 Star Wars: Ewoks toy line, but those figures were never released. The second wave was supposed to feature six new figures based on the Ewoks cartoon. A big thank you goes to Gus Lopez for sharing these ultra rare prototype figures with us!

3 3/4 inch
Bondo, Star Wars: Ewoks
Bondo
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Chief Chirpa, Star Wars: Ewoks
Chief Chirpa
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Chituhr, Star Wars: Ewoks
Chituhr
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Morag, Star Wars: Ewoks
Morag
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Paploo, Star Wars: Ewoks
Paploo
Star Wars: Ewoks
3 3/4 inch
Weechee, Star Wars: Ewoks
Weechee
Star Wars: Ewoks

A Special Thank You

A special thank you for their inspiration and for providing some figures for the archive goes to fellow collectors:

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