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12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:49 pm
by Davaider
Hello Guys.....12 Back Palitoys......... 3 Versions ? A ,B C ?
Version A ....”Laser Light and Sound”

Version B......Blacked out “Laser Light and Sound” However I believe this was originally Version A card and has been put through the Printing Press again with the Black Plate been altered to cover the “Laser Light and Sound “ Text. I Think every 12 back Figure was printed as an A Version , Whether every 12 back Palitoy Figure on Version A got released in the shops is a different story. With the factory putting Version A back through the printing press to create Version B they would of saved a small fortune.

Version C......Printed without the “Laser and Light Sound Correctly. Rather than use the “Blacked Out Method” and have finished putting the Version A cards through the Printing press, They used all 4 colours to completely not see the “Laser and Light Sound” so it becomes jet black. ....Has anyone got a “Version C” where you cannot see the black out to cover the “Laser and Light Sound”

I have had this thought for quite a while and only today a final check on the Mr Palitoy page discovered they are aware of the “blackout” method and the Laser and Light text is slightly visible on B cards

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:45 pm
by palitoyjunky
Will check my only B card.

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:04 pm
by Davaider
Cool , I should of checked my B cards before posting to see if I can see 2 variations.
1 with the blacked out method where you can vaguely see the “ Laser and Light sound”
The other variation where you cannot see the blacked out method and cannot see the “Laser and Light Sound text at all.
I will check mine when I get a chance , probably would of helped to check them before posting this Thread :D

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:11 pm
by dianoga77
:wink:

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:28 am
by palitoyjunky
I knew about this a long time ago but have never really studied if B or indeed C variation on the examples I have had in the past.

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:40 pm
by palitoyjunky
Yep mine is a B. Used my led phone light and can c the blacked out txt.

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:12 pm
by Davaider
I’ve checked my 4 Bs Today , all have been overprinted. You really have to get a torch on them to see it sometimes

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:46 pm
by palitoyjunky
Yeh it's not easy to c :!:

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:00 pm
by Davaider
Sounds like they could be all Technically A backs , be nice to find a B back not been over Printed to cover the “Laser and Light Sound”

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:33 pm
by Waltham Wookiee
Just checked all 5 of mine and they all have been blacked out. I never knew about this so cool to learn something new

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:35 pm
by Waltham Wookiee
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Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:42 pm
by Waltham Wookiee
This would mean there's 4 visions of a Palitoy 12 back then

A, With SKU footer
B, Laser Light and Sound
C, Black Out
D, Reprinted

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:44 pm
by Davaider
Did 12 back Palitoys have the SKU ? I thought that was just on Kenner 12 backs

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:53 pm
by Davaider
O yes they have just checked on the Palitoy page...I never knew that :D

Re: 12 BACK PALITOYS

Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:09 pm
by Waltham Wookiee
Yeah very rare tho