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Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide NEW UPDATES: 05/11/16

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Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide NEW UPDATES: 05/11/16

Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:21 pm

Darth Vader, COO reference guide:

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I, decided to help Jeff. So here is one of many guides. I had 2 Darth Vader figures when I was a kid and I would have loved to have more of him. I loved that figure and I remember when opening a moc in 80s the vader had a fantastic smell :D

If anyone has any other variants to add, please feel free to update the reference guide. All help appreciated.

Darth Vader can be found on many cards, more update about that later :lol:

Before I learned about variants I thought there was only one COO variant of this figure :lol:

The force is strong with this one, he's extremely powerful 8)

A number of different COO variants available:

Made In Taiwan
No Coo
Taiwan
Japan
Made In Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:22 pm

Hong Kong figure:

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Postby Pomse2001 » Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:58 pm

Accessories:

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Black Vinyl Cape with NO zipping sound on any side of the cape.

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Red Telescoping Lightsaber with a thick tip. There is also a big dot on the top of the hilt.

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Re: Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide.

Postby Dublinjeff » Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:55 pm

Here's a couple of shots of the Vader figure I picked up recently.

Hong Kong COO:
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Chest plate:

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Leg Markings:
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Postby Pomse2001 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:42 am

Thanks, great update jeff, can you help with pictures and info about the saber and cape ?

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Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Made In Taiwan figure:

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Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:45 pm

Accessories for Made In Taiwan Figure:

Again a Black Vinyl Cape with NO zipping sound on any side of the cape.

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Red Telescoping Lightsaber with a tip.

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Postby Dublinjeff » Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:56 pm

Nice update Lars. Will try and get those other photos sorted.
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Postby Pomse2001 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:27 pm

Dublinjeff wrote:Nice update Lars. Will try and get those other photos sorted.


Thanks jeff for the very kind words :D also thanks if you will do the photos when you find the time :D

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Re: Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide.

Postby Pomse2001 » Sun May 03, 2015 11:10 am

Hong Kong figure:

I found a vader in a danish childhood collection and as always I compared it with my other vader figures. I had one with the same coo but as many others they were not the same figure. To my big surprise I noticed something on my old figure that I used to compare with the new one. I must have had it for many years because years ago I began to write down where I have my figures from and I have no info about where I have this one from. But could this one be a POCH vader that I have had in my collection for years without knowing it :?

The head is rough molded with small spots all over the head and a big scar in the back of the head. There is a little melt mark at the back and
the neck have a crack. So does all this make it a POCH :?

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Postby Pomse2001 » Sun May 03, 2015 11:17 am

Accessories for Hong Kong Figure:

Black Vinyl Cape with zipping sound on one side of the cape. If the figure is a POCH then I can't confirm if this is a POCH cape.
But to me it looks 100% the same cape as the cape on the figure I found in the Danish lot with the same coo.

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Postby Pomse2001 » Sun May 03, 2015 11:30 am

Hong Kong figure:

Here is the one that I found in the danish childhood collection. But this one have a nice head or should I say a more normal head :lol:
There is no crack in the neck and no melt mark. The belt is also different, the 12 dots on the belt is much larger than on the other figure.

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Postby Pomse2001 » Sun May 03, 2015 11:35 am

Accessories for Hong Kong Figure:

Black Vinyl Cape with zipping sound on one side of the cape. This is the cape that I found on the vader in the danish childhood collection.

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Re: Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide.

Postby Dublinjeff » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:37 pm

No COO figure:

Just a small update. No COO figure..Unfortunately, no cape or saber to document.
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Leg Markings
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Head and Chest sculpt:
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Re: Darth Vader Figure, COO reference guide.

Postby Pomse2001 » Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:53 pm

Thanks jeff, great update :wink:


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