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Timbales

Fisty McDigger

Postby Timbales » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:13 pm

The 1977 Death Star Playset made of cardboard with a plastic gun. It was sold for a very short time in Europe (by Meccano), OZ and NZ (TolToys), Canada (Kenner) and in the UK (Palitoy), but never the USA. Over time it`s become a Holy Grail amongst Star Wars collectors and an original will easily sell for over 500 quid (800 US Dollars).

Someone made a faithful reproduction for computer rendering. From the looks of it, I assume they scanned the actual panels for the graphics.

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Chesscub

WTF is this rank?

Postby Chesscub » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:07 pm

I prefer the US version.

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Timbales

Fisty McDigger

Postby Timbales » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:09 pm

I had the US version.
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Chesscub

WTF is this rank?

Postby Chesscub » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:28 pm

Timbales wrote:I had the US version.


So did I. I loved the trash compactor
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JasonWelcome

A Quagmire

Postby JasonWelcome » Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:10 pm

Amazing how much fun cardboard can be lol

chudd

A Quagmire

Postby chudd » Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:02 pm

sweet
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GOSD

Everybody lies!

Postby GOSD » Sat Dec 31, 2011 10:47 pm

I still have it.
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Omnis Ra

Birdman

Postby Omnis Ra » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:03 pm

Its fun to play with cardboard peices.

Jassika2012

Faster Pussycat

Postby Jassika2012 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:16 am

Hi,
I have viewed the 1977 death star play-set and found it very amazing. My first cousin named James Vince lives in Europe and his father once bought it for his child that is for my cousin. And he uses it and enjoys very much. He often shares its features with me and that is why I have also interested in it now...!
Thanks.
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Zechs

Outhouse Editor

Postby Zechs » Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:36 pm

Question. Was there a cardboard Executor bridge made? Because I've seen pictures of some Star Wars figures on a cardboard bridge of a Star Destroyer, but I've never could find anything else on it.
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Zenguru

Staff Writer

Postby Zenguru » Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:48 am

Chesscub wrote:I prefer the US version.

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Me, too. I still have mine. Trash compactor still has the original foam.
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Miracloman

Great Scott!!!

Postby Miracloman » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:37 pm

Timbales wrote:I had the US version.


So did I.I keep it assembled and with my action figures posed on it almost until graduating from high school.

By the way,anyone remember this Sears exclusive from 1981?
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Miracloman

Great Scott!!!

Postby Miracloman » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:43 pm

Another rather rare one,the Sears exclusive Cloud City play set from 1980.
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Miracloman

Great Scott!!!

Postby Miracloman » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:47 pm

And here is a pic of the play set the OP was talking about.
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Miracloman

Great Scott!!!

Postby Miracloman » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:56 pm

And if you want to talk about super rare....
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