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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:02 pm
by Pomse2001
Cazza wrote:Love Lando! Here's my 30-bk, bought in 1995 for around £30 8)
Wow, that is a very cool moc and for only £30 in 1995 :shock: I love that palitoy logo :D

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:03 pm
by Pomse2001
Ruby2511 wrote:Nice mint condition that Cazza 8)

Lando is a cool character, I have both loose Bespin white teeth and Skiff Guard, just need general now :lol:

Russ :D
Sounds great russ, you are welcome to share pictures of your lando bespin figures in the thread :wink:

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:05 pm
by Pomse2001
apack7229 wrote:Here’s all my Lando’s.
nice lando collection 8) are figures variants ? :D

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:06 pm
by Pomse2001
lejackal wrote:Little oddball item, Icarus placemat
Nice placemat, I have never seen this before, is it vintage ? :shock:

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:10 pm
by lejackal
Pomse2001 wrote:
lejackal wrote:Little oddball item, Icarus placemat
Nice placemat, I have never seen this before, is it vintage ? :shock:
Yes, here is the SWCA page for them

http://theswca.com/index.php?action=dis ... nsee&id=45

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:11 pm
by Pomse2001
Snaketibe wrote:Some collectors don't care about variants. Fair enough, I say. Of those that do care, a lot of people seem to think there are only two variants of Lando; with teeth and without teeth. However, there are variations in his head and body sculpts, in addition to the more obvious paint differences. The head can be narrow or wide, and the body sculpts are most easily distinguished from one another by the belt buckles, which come in at least three different styles. Whilst I don't think that all possible head, belt and teeth combinations exist as variations, a lot of them certainly do, and I've tried to track down as many of them as I can find.

After starting in the early nineties with the plain old, 'teeth' and 'no teeth' versions (and in blissful ignorance of belt buckle differences!):

Heads, Teeth & Belts - 01.jpg
I have since moved on to fill in a few of the variant gaps with a further 9 figures:

Heads, Teeth & Belts - 02.jpg

Heads, Teeth & Belts - 03.jpg
and here's a group shot of the 9 Lando's above:

Heads, Teeth & Belts - 04.jpg
To see the belt buckle differences more clearly, here are some close-ups:

Narrow with no vertical line:

Narrow with no vertical line - 01.jpg
Narrow with vertical line:

Narrow with vertical line - 01.jpg
Wide with vertical line:

Wide with vertical line - 01.jpg
I love variants, awesome collection. about the belts, do they have the same coo or can one type of belt only be found on one special coo variant ?

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:17 pm
by Pomse2001
TheJabbaWookie wrote:Awesome info Jeremy. Thanks for sharing, especially the closeup buckle detailing. I just collect the major Kenner variants at the moment so don’t have all the thin and fat heads, fastened, unfastened and no buckle trousers round the ankles variants :lol: though I do also have a PBP variant (on the right).
looking great, I love the pbp lando it looks so cool :D I have not seen this rare lando figures before that can use the force to stand on the head without using the arms :lol:

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:18 pm
by Pomse2001
poncho wrote:its currently in storage but heres my lando paint app error which i got from ebay usa 2 years agoImage
cool production error :shock: what is going on with the blaster ? it looks like there is a hole in the cape for it ? :?

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:19 pm
by Pomse2001
Snaketibe wrote:
TheJabbaWookie wrote:Awesome info Jeremy. Thanks for sharing, especially the closeup buckle detailing. I just collect the major Kenner variants at the moment so don’t have all the thin and fat heads, fastened, unfastened and no buckle trousers round the ankles variants :lol: though I do also have a PBP variant (on the right).
Is that our right, or Australia's? ;-)
:lol:

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:21 pm
by Pomse2001
Oracle wrote:There are some great examples and variants of Lando. Interesting to see the buckles variation.

Here's my childhood Lando, back in his original Trilogo card.
fantastic card, I love tri-logo. Cool that you still have items like that from your childhood 8) is it still sealed ?

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:23 pm
by Pomse2001
lejackal wrote:
Pomse2001 wrote:
lejackal wrote:Little oddball item, Icarus placemat
Nice placemat, I have never seen this before, is it vintage ? :shock:
Yes, here is the SWCA page for them

http://theswca.com/index.php?action=dis ... nsee&id=45
wow thanks for the link are they rare ? it looks like there is not pictures of them all on the link ? :?

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:54 pm
by Pomse2001
Here are my lando moc, sorry that I can't share my cardbacks and figures yet. I will take some pictures of them as soon as the constuctors are done in my home.
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 5:00 pm
by lejackal
Pomse2001 wrote:
lejackal wrote:
Pomse2001 wrote:
Nice placemat, I have never seen this before, is it vintage ? :shock:
Yes, here is the SWCA page for them

http://theswca.com/index.php?action=dis ... nsee&id=45
wow thanks for the link are they rare ? it looks like there is not pictures of them all on the link ? :?
Some are tricky to find like the Ewoks one, you do see them a few times a year on eBay though. I’ve got 6 of the large ones for sale in the FS section (shameless plug :lol: )

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 6:14 pm
by Oracle
Pomse2001 wrote:
Oracle wrote:There are some great examples and variants of Lando. Interesting to see the buckles variation.

Here's my childhood Lando, back in his original Trilogo card.
fantastic card, I love tri-logo. Cool that you still have items like that from your childhood 8) is it still sealed ?
Still sealed on 2 edges. Figure has been loose and played with but is mint.

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 20, 2018, Part 1/2

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 7:52 am
by Pomse2001
lejackal wrote:
Pomse2001 wrote:
lejackal wrote: Yes, here is the SWCA page for them

http://theswca.com/index.php?action=dis ... nsee&id=45
wow thanks for the link are they rare ? it looks like there is not pictures of them all on the link ? :?
Some are tricky to find like the Ewoks one, you do see them a few times a year on eBay though. I’ve got 6 of the large ones for sale in the FS section (shameless plug :lol: )
thanks for the info, I did not know that :D