Star Wars Toys at Toys R Us 1980

Discuss vintage Kenner and Palitoy Star Wars toys from the 1977-1985 era.
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Star Wars Toys at Toys R Us 1980

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Just came across this and thought it was worth sharing as it's great to get a sense of how stocked with SW goodies the shops were at the time. I must admit that I just scared through it but it was nice to see so much vintage goodness :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xBjIgFmmeY

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Nice one Ian, I’ve not seen that before.
Some SW carded peg warmers amongst the new shinny ESB cards, I wonder why no one wanted that Hammerhead?
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Oh for a time machine !

Great to watch ... never liked toys r us that much as killed off independents in my local high street ... and now there's no toy stores at all.
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Cheers Ian, that’s a great watch 8) never seen that before, amazing to see all stacked high, those prices as well, if only there was a time machine!
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It is amazing to see all of those box fresh items and I love the Mego Moonraker boxed set I spotted as well. It's also nice seeing it as it's from the ESB era, such a great logo :)

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That was fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing the link :-)
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This is so good, absolutely love the video, thanks for posting. Imagine how many shipping boxes were flat packed and binned 😱
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Brilliant video, Ian! Those days were really special and full of wonder 8)
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To be a child again appreciating Star Wars alot more in my older wisdom would be a treasure trove!

I always got mine from Santa 😂 not toys r us
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