Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

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Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Pomse2001 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:49 am

Imperial Dignitary:
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Mini99 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:53 pm

Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Snaketibe » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:16 pm

Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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Nice example, Nick. Thanks for sharing :-)

Yours almost looks like it was graded by Toy R Us :wink:

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Post by Pomse2001 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:28 pm

Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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my favorite figure :lol: cool moc that you have 8)

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Mini99 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:18 pm

Snaketibe wrote:
Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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Nice example, Nick. Thanks for sharing :-)

Yours almost looks like it was graded by Toy R Us :wink:
Thanks, the sticker fell off :roll: , so I have left it in the case.

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Mini99 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:20 pm

Pomse2001 wrote:
Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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my favorite figure :lol: cool moc that you have 8)
Not the most exciting “action” figure of the set is it!

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Post by theforceuk » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:24 pm

Alright rubish toy but makes a reasonable MOC IMO. I'm waiting to see someone post a POTF MOC with a clear bubble. :o
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Mini99 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:32 pm

theforceuk wrote:Alright rubish toy but makes a reasonable MOC IMO. I'm waiting to see someone post a POTF MOC with a clear bubble. :o
I wouldn’t hold your breath, I don’t think I have ever seen a clear POTF bubble.
Even the one that I owned back in the late 90s was yellow even then.

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by theforceuk » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:56 pm

Mini99 wrote:
theforceuk wrote:Alright rubish toy but makes a reasonable MOC IMO. I'm waiting to see someone post a POTF MOC with a clear bubble. :o
I wouldn’t hold your breath, I don’t think I have ever seen a clear POTF bubble.
Even the one that I owned back in the late 90s was yellow even then.
Yes mine was one of the first MOC I brought back in 1999 and was yellow then. Not relly got any worse though.
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Pomse2001 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:53 pm

Mini99 wrote:
Pomse2001 wrote:
Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
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my favorite figure :lol: cool moc that you have 8)
Not the most exciting “action” figure of the set is it!
I agree, anakin and Imperial Dignitary is the worst for me :lol:

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Snaketibe » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:00 pm

Mini99 wrote:
Snaketibe wrote:
Mini99 wrote:Ah, my favourite Star Wars “Action” figure :? :roll:
9949378F-EE1E-49E1-BE25-1666DF957017.png
Nice example, Nick. Thanks for sharing :-)

Yours almost looks like it was graded by Toy R Us :wink:
Thanks, the sticker fell off :roll: , so I have left it in the case.
The sticker falling off is noteworthy in itself as all the TRU ones I've encountered have been well and truly attached to their cards. I hope it didn't leave any residue behind on yours when it went for a Burton? The card certainly looks nice and clean, but it's hard to be certain from the photo.

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Mini99 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:42 pm

No real residual left thankfully, to be fair the sticker was hanging on by a thread when I purchased it.
I don’t mind stickers falling off, its bubbles I worry about!

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Snaketibe » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:59 pm

Mini99 wrote:No real residual left thankfully, to be fair the sticker was hanging on by a thread when I purchased it.
I don’t mind stickers falling off, its bubbles I worry about!
That's good to hear :-)

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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by StarWarsFan » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:12 pm

Despite what a lot of people say about this figure I have always liked it. Was one of my first last 17 figures, only last 17 I have boxed and had a few join the ranks of my Imperial Army
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 47, 2018, Part 1/2

Post by Snaketibe » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:17 pm

OK, Lars, so you have chosen Kenner's Old Woman for us this week then, eh? ;-)

I know a lot of people pour scorn on the Imperial Dignitary, and I have to say that I agree it is indeed a crap choice for a child's action figure, since it has all the action and excitement of a brick. However, I am also a bit of a fan of the figure from a collector's standpoint. Firstly, it's certainly bright and colourful, and stands out in any figure display, but also I'm still stunned to this day that Kenner bothered to make it at all! I'm glad they did, but I can't believe it sold in huge numbers! Perhaps they thought it would compliment the Imperial Shuttle and boost sales of that?

Anyway, here are mine. Another POTF like Nick's and Steve's, plus a loose complete with nose! :lol:
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The really weird thing about my Dignitary is that when flash photographed (like below), the torso suddenly looks discoloured:
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However, when viewed in other light, it looks like this... perfect (I have tweaked this in Photoshop to show how it looks without a flash):
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I can only assume there is some discolouration to the torso, but (thankfully) it is for now quite subtle and requires really bright light to show it up. Does anyone else have this issue with their Imperial Grandmas? :? :lol:

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