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What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

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What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Gaz46&2 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:24 am

I'm not sure if this has been asked before, as I am quite new here. But just wondering what everyone had in their childhood collection?

I'll go first:

Figures:

Hoth Rebel Soldier
Ree Yees
Squidhead
Prune face
Snowtrooper
At At pilot
Darth Vader
Luke Skywalker (Bespin)
Weequay
Gamorrean Guard
R5-D4
Lando Calrissian (Skiff guard)
Han Solo (Endor)
Leia (Endor)
Wicket
Teebo
21-B
IG-88
Klaatu
Chewbacca
Rebel Soldier (Endor)
Admiral Ackbar


Vehicles:

Speederbike
Millenium Falcon
AST-5
MLC-3
MTV-7
Desert Sail Skiff
Scout Walker
Ewok Glider

Misc:

Some pencil stops and ROTJ stickers

I swapped my collection for a Sega Master System game :(

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby SAVORY100 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:19 pm

Interesting post actually, I don't think I've ever written a list. Having done it, I'm surprised that I had as many as I did:

FIGURES
Han Solo
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Ben Kenobi
Luke X-Wing
Hammerhead
Biker Scout
Luke Hoth
Rebel Soldier
Rebel Commander
Rebel Commando
Snowtrooper
Leia Hoth
Han Hoth
4-LOM
Bossk
Yoda
R2 - Sensor Scope
C3PO - Removable Limbs
Squid Head
Ree Yees
Bib Fortuna
Gam Guard
Leia Endor
Chirpa
Logray
Teebo
Wicket
Ackbar
Nein Numb
2-1B
ERG
Emperor

VEHICLES/CREATURES
Rebel Transport
X-Wing (Battle Damaged)
CAP-2
INT-4
Speeder Bike
Land Speeder (late addition 2nd hand)
SnowSpeeder
Slave 1
Taun Taun (Open Belly)
Wampa
On the hunt for items for my Han Original big head / pinhead focus

WANTS LIST

HAN SOLO FOCUS

CUSTOMS SHOWCASE

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby mr_palitoy » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:33 pm

I had this:-

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Still got them!

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby sith-smith » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:35 pm

At the time I thought I had most of the figures with the exception of Lumat, B-wing Pilot and Han trench coat.

I had picked up Anakin, Imperial Dig and A wing. But had not idea of any others, so obviously in addition to the above 3 was missing most of the last 17.

Did have lots of doubles of key figure like Stormtroopers (8) HST (4) and many others...somehow I even had 5 jawas 8)


Referring to just Palitoy playsets/vehichles...

Had most of the star wars released toys except for Tie fighter, Droid factory and cantina.

Most ESB toys one except Rebel Transporter, Battle damaged X wing, Dagobah Tripod laser and Vehicle maintenance.

By Jedi I was still very interested but getting involved in other things and there seemed to be fewer toys in the shops than before.

Had Jabba, speeder bike, combat glider

Still got the majority of mine too
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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby hellhippie » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:39 pm

that's funny I was just thinking about this yesterday... heres what I remember

figures-
yoda
death star droid
han solo
han solo hoth
rebel soldier
leia hoth
death squad commander
ben
lando
stormie
vader
r2d2
luke x wing
jawa
sandperson
luke farmboy
Chewbacca
r5d4
cloud car pilot
walrusman
greedo
snowtrooper
c3po
hammerhead
snaggletooth
leia
that's all I remember for the figures for some reason but there was more .

ships n shit
x wing
death star playset American version
cloud car
landspeeder
tie fighter
this is also all I can remember unfortunately .
id rather be fishing

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Pomse2001 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:52 pm

My childhood collection was not that big, I think. I remember I had

1 x chewbacca
1 x farmer luke
1 x ben kenobi
2 x darth vader
3 x stormtrooper
1 x death squad commander
1 x jawa
1 x r5-d4
1 x death star droid
2 x luke x-wing pilot

1 x white bespin security guard
1 x fx-7
1 x ig-88
1 x hoth stormie
1 x dengar
2 x at-at driver
1 x luke hoth
2 x r2-d2 sensorscope
1 x c-3po removable limbs
1 x tie pilot
1 x leia hoth
1 x rebel commander

1 x bikerscout
1 x bib fortuna
1 x gamorrean guard
3 x klaatu
2 x logray
1 x leia boushh
2 x ree-yees
1 x 8d8
2 x nikto
2 x emperor
1 x b-wing pilot
2 x han solo trench coat
1 x leia poncho
1 x wicket

1 x lando general

1 x hoth wampa
1 x jabba playset
1 x y-wing
2 x speeder bike

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby edd_jedi » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:37 pm

There was a thread about this a few years ago, my reply is in there :)

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22529

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Darkest_Logic » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:38 pm

I got none from my childhood, as when I was young, I had modern figures :lol:.

But, when my Dad found out that I am collecting vintage Star Wars figures, he found his childhood figures, and give them to me :D.

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby maxf » Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:19 pm

Darkest_Logic wrote:I got none from my childhood, as when I was young, I had modern figures :lol:.

But, when my Dad found out that I am collecting vintage Star Wars figures, he found his childhood figures, and give them to me :D.

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This post makes me feel very old!
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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Pomse2001 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:32 pm

maxf wrote:
Darkest_Logic wrote:I got none from my childhood, as when I was young, I had modern figures :lol:.

But, when my Dad found out that I am collecting vintage Star Wars figures, he found his childhood figures, and give them to me :D.

Dads Childhood Star Wars Figures.jpg


This post makes me feel very old!


:lol:

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Markzane » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:32 pm

First 65 figures bar Princes Leia Organa, R2 solid dome and fixed limbs C3 P0

Plus one extra each of Yoda (had orange and yellow snake), R2 sensorscope, chewbacca, snowtropper , Lando and Lobot (has a slight paint error on him so I bought another)

AT AT
Snowspeeder
X Wing (battle damaged)
Cap 2
MLC 5
PDT 8
MTV 7
Radar laser cannon
Tripod laser cannon
VME
Dagobah playset
Slave 1
Tauntaun
Wampa

I only started collecting vehicles in the last year of my run82/83

I stopped collecting very soon after ROTJ, felt too old at 12. Far too old at 45. I did get the ROTJ comic until '86 I honestly didn't read it ;)

I sold all the vehicles and playsets 15 years ago, much to my shame, couldn't bring myself to sell the figures though:)

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby CaptainAntilles » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:41 pm

had all ewoks except warok
3 or 4 luke stormies
imperial dig
emperor
anakin
imperial commander
several stormies , biker scouts and hoth stormies
at at driver + commander
at st driver
TFP
both c3po
solid top and sensorscope R2
r5d4
2-1b
endor luke , leia and han and rebel soldier
several chewies
lando bespin and skiff
leia boushh
small head han
hoth han , luke and leia , commander and rebel soldiers
ERG
klaatu , nikto and weequay
bib fortuna
boba fett
madine
akbar + nien nunb
vader
obi wan
yoda
bespin guards
hammerhead , greedo and walrusface
ree yees
gammy guards
luke jedi


never had any jawas or tuskens and i wanted them bad
as i was a couple of years too young , i had never seen a card back until last year , never even knew about pop up R2 , CCP , DSD , EV 9d9 or lando general pilot , IG88 , bossk + dengar , power droids etc

vehicles i had

x-wing
white tie
vaders tie
snowspeeder
speeder bikes
at st
at at
the falcon
land speeder
mini rigs
taun taun
I met him in a swamp down in Dagoba
Where it bubbles all the time like a giant carbonated soda
S-O-D-A, soda

I saw the little runt sitting there on a log
I asked him his name and in a raspy voice he said "yoda"
Y-O-D-A, Yoda
yo yo yo yoda

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Cazza » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:20 pm

Shamelessly copied from my Childhood limelight thread- these are figures I had carded or mailaway.

SW R5-D4 (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980)
SW Death Star Droid (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980)
SW Luke X-Wing (seaside shop in Cornwall 1980)
ESB Boba Fett (Christmas Stocking 1981)
ESB Han Hoth (Christmas tree 1981)
ESB Hoth Stormtrooper x2(?)
ESB AT-AT Driver (John Menzies, Cirencester 1981)
ESB Lando (Christmas present from my friend Mike 1981?)
ESB Leia Hoth (Hurleys, Burnham-on-Sea 1981)
ESB Stormtrooper x2 (John Lewis, Birmingham 1982)
ESB Imperial Officer (birthday from my friend Jamie, 1982)
ESB Cloud Car Pilot (Tesco Home & Wear, Cirencester 1982)
ESB AT-AT Commander (Tesco Home and Wear, Cirencester 1982)
Mail Away Dengar (?)
Mail Away Emperor (?)
Mail Away Nein Nunb (?)
ROTJ Weequay (?)
ROTJ/TRI Klaatu (Carrefour, Calais 1985)
ROTJ/TRI Nikto (Carrefour, Calais 1985)

Vehicles:
SW X-WING
ESB Snowspeeder
ESB MTV-7

Also had these from various swaps etc:
Chewbacca
Han Endor
DSC
Luke Farmboy
Zuckuss
Speeder Bike
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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby Mini99 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:12 pm

Thats easy to answer...nothing, I had long left childhood behind when Star Wars came out. :shock:
I oftern think what I would have done with the toys if I had them at a young age, ripped them off the card, or kept them MOC on a shelf?

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Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Postby reddogblues » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:04 pm

Nearly all the figures - but like a lot of kids, passed on some of the last 17. Luckily kept all my figures and still have them nicely displayed now :D

Unfortunately, I didn't keep any of the ships - but had a good few:

Falcon
X-Wing
Snowspeeder
Hoth Attack Base
DV Star Destroyer
Slave 1
Twin Pod Cloud Car
Landspeeder

But I never got and wanted the AT-AT and so desperately wanted the Laser Pistol, but only saw one once and wasn't allowed to get it :(


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