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mrhat
12-28-2001, 07:48 PM
I got one of these for X-Mas, and i wanted to know some stuff about it, anyone know anything? It says on the package the figs were cast from the original molds, which is evident, it is really cool, although they are not *Techniaclly* original, and i think the paint Jobs are A whole lot better than they were, anyone know?

Jayspawn
12-29-2001, 11:59 AM
Hi Mrhat! This 4-Pack was a Toys'R'Us exclusive. It retailed at $19.99. It has the same molds but I believe the Chewbacca is slightly different in size then the original. The manufacture dates on the legs say 1995 rather than 1977 so people cannot pass them off as originals.

mrhat
12-29-2001, 01:20 PM
Thanks! How rare is it? it *says* strictly limited release, now is that a fact or, just to push the product?

GNT
12-30-2001, 12:39 AM
Originally posted by Jayspawn
The manufacture dates on the legs say 1995 rather than 1977 so people cannot pass them off as originals.

They can always be sold on repro cards :)

Jayspawn
12-30-2001, 02:50 PM
The 4-Pack is not common but not rare either. It sells on the secondary market between $30-60 roughly. It's a neat collectible. I kinda wanted another version with Boba Fett and a couple of other bounty hunters.

JEDIpartner
12-31-2001, 09:16 AM
Which 4 figures were in the Classic Edition 4-Pack? Were they they the four that came from the "Early Bird" pack?

mrhat
12-31-2001, 11:26 AM
It comes with Chewebacca, Luke, Darth V., and Han Solo, so no 3po or leia, plus it comes with 4 exclusive widevision cards, which is cool.

Jayspawn
12-31-2001, 12:49 PM
It's not the same figures as the original Early Bird set. The original Early Bird set of vintage figures consisted of Luke, Leia, R2-D2, and Chewbacca.

- The Luke has an extended telescoping lightsaber.
- The Chewbacca came with a 'greenish' looking bowcaster rather than a blue one.

ACPin
01-02-2002, 07:36 AM
IIRC, Kenner received a lot of negative feedback with this set from the vintage collectors at the time. That's why there were no additional figures released like these.

JEDIpartner
01-02-2002, 09:06 AM
Thanks for answering my question, Mr. Hat!

I remember my friend getting the early bird figures with the Luke, Leia, Chewie and Artoo. Since there were four, I was kinda wondering if they would have kinda released them in that pack as well. Interesting that they chose Vader and Han instead of going with the original four. The line up actually DOES make sense. Han goes with Chewie and Luke is related to Vader.

evenflow
01-06-2002, 08:06 AM
It is a nice set, that alot of people want. I remember when they first came out, they were everywhere around me. Then they just dissapeared.

JEDIpartner
01-08-2002, 09:01 AM
Are there any pictures of the Classic Four set?

r2dee2
01-08-2002, 09:16 AM
PIC? .......of the Classic Edition 4-Pack, or the Early Bird set? If the Classic Edition 4- Pack, then SSG has one in the Archives (http://www.myfigures.com/pa/index.html?item_id=11149) Probably has the Vintage set as well;)

JEDIpartner
01-09-2002, 08:36 AM
No... couldn't find any pictures of it in the photo archives. :cry:

FobaBett
01-09-2002, 03:17 PM
It's a pretty cool set. As Jayspawn said, Chewie is shorter than the original. Also, the lightsabers are molded in harder, neon colored plastic. I believe the Vinyl cape on vader was also shaped different. Rebelscum has a picture in their archives.

-Austin

Taichi
04-05-2002, 09:35 PM
My little brother has that set, but the box is really beat up....I remember he got it cheap....when it first came out.....

sweet figures.....I wish my original Vader still had his cape and saber......

stillakid
04-05-2002, 09:54 PM
I was never able to find this one. I have EVERYthing else in figures, vehicles, and playsets that have been released since the 90's except the 4 pack. damn.

mrhat
04-05-2002, 09:57 PM
I am missing a lot of vehicles from the 90's era, but i still have the classic edition 4-pack, damn.

jedi_uk73
04-06-2002, 05:16 AM
We in the UK, really hate those store exclusives that are in the US. That Classic 4 pack was a bummer to get, and expensive.

I found mine at a collectors fair, and then another one so I now have two of them.

They now retail over here for between 60 and 80. Talk about rare and expensive.