Overview  |  On This Day  |  Popular

Oldest  |  Previous  |  Next  |  Newest


Thumbnail

#458: June 11, 2015

View on Instagram

#ThrowbackThursday: Do you have an original #BobaFett action figure?

Between 1979 and 1983, the same mold for the figure was available carded and by mail-away (via proofs-of-purchase or Sears). The spring-loaded rocket pack was never produced beyond some small handful of prototypes, while some foreign versions have removable rocket pieces.

There are some noticeable differences between the figures, such as the embossed copyright mark on the leg either noting Hong Kong (light brown belt and visor), Taiwan (medium blue vs. light blue), or simply no country of origin (COO). But there are also some subtle paint and craftsmanship variations between the Kenner (USA), Kenner Tri-Logo (European, e.g. darker brown), Palitoy (UK), Poch/PBP (Spain, e.g. lighter olive green chest armor, brighter red visor and right wrist gauntlet, and deformations on the legs and rocket tip), Lili Ledy (Mexico), and Meccano (France) releases.

Present-day photo of the vintage figure by Skeleton Astronaut, shared with us on our public group on Flickr. Special thanks to @Phu_77 (Instagram) for all the information he's shared to help fact-check this post.

#starwars #bobafettfanclub #photooftheday #picoftheday

POPULARITY
214 hits
Since October 6, 2019

About Daily Fett
Once a day every day for the last 8 years, we post a hand-picked, captioned, and credited post to our Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. You can find each post here in one place, too, with clickable links and always searchable by keyword.