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Weapons in bubbles?

Postby Idpullthecurtain » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:20 pm

Forgive me if this is a silly question. I am trying to figure out how weapons came with Vintage figures. My memory tells me they were sellotaped to the inside of the bubble? Is that right? Was that always the case?

Does anyone know of a good resource where I can see clear images? TIA.

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Re: Weapons in bubbles?

Postby subzero » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:25 pm

They came either taped to the inside or loose inside the bubble, tri-logo cards always have the weapons loose inside, even the lightsabers.

I believe all Kenner cards have the weapons taped inside, but there's a Palitoy AT-AT Driver I have that has a loose weapon so maybe that's the case for all Palitoys, but someone here will confirm that.

I don't have any sources though i'm afraid.
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Re: Weapons in bubbles?

Postby Idpullthecurtain » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:28 pm

subzero wrote:They came either taped to the inside or loose inside the bubble, tri-logo cards always have the weapons loose inside, even the lightsabers.

I believe all Kenner cards have the weapons taped inside, but there's a Palitoy AT-AT Driver I have that has a loose weapon so maybe that's the case for all Palitoys, but someone here will confirm that.

I don't have any sources though i'm afraid.


Thanks. Now you say that, I do recall them rattling around in the case. I guess they were packaged in the figures hand originally? Personally I prefer them taped into the bubble.

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Re: Weapons in bubbles?

Postby Grant_C » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:30 pm

Here you go mate:


www.imperialgunnery.com


Good Luck.

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Re: Weapons in bubbles?

Postby Idpullthecurtain » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:36 pm

Grant_C wrote:Here you go mate:


http://www.imperialgunnery.com


Good Luck.


Thats awesome. Thanks

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Re: Weapons in bubbles?

Postby Snaketibe » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:04 pm

Not all weapons were taped or loose. Chewbacca, Death Squad Commander, Stormtrooper, Greedo, Hammerhead, Walrus Man and Luke X-Wing all came holding their weapons on at least their first release cards: http://www.starwarsforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=15343


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