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Turbowars
02-18-2002, 11:52 PM
Hey fellow collectors JDmarlow and I (Turbowars) have decided to make a collectors club devoted to variations and errors, so if you find or hear about a new variant or error (POTF2, EP1, POTJ, EP2, 12" anything) post it here with photos if possible. I'll post some of my most recent finds in the next few days. Please post anything from the most minute error (paint error) to Boba Fetts missing chest emblem. Thanks and look forward to seeing all the new errors and variations. :crazed:

Turbowars
02-23-2002, 02:38 PM
Has anyone seen these ONE LOGO German POTF2 figures?

Turbowars
02-23-2002, 02:41 PM
Here's another one. There's only five in the set.

Turbowars
02-23-2002, 02:42 PM
#3

Turbowars
02-23-2002, 02:44 PM
#4

Turbowars
02-23-2002, 02:46 PM
#5 that's it. I'll post the rare lpc's up next.

mastervader
02-24-2002, 01:59 PM
I've never seen those before!!! Seems odd that if they only have 5 in the set. I love variations and foreign carded figs!! Thanks for sharing your pics, keep them coming! :) Later, Mastervader

Turbowars
02-25-2002, 12:42 AM
Here's the LPC (Large photo card) Tarkin

Lord Tenebrous
02-25-2002, 09:44 PM
Unproduced Kenner vac-metallized Royal Guard. From the collection of Lisa Stevens and Vic Wertz.

Lord Tenebrous
02-25-2002, 09:46 PM
Unproduced Kenner vac-metallized TIE Pilot. From the collection of Lisa Stevens and Vic Wertz .

Turbowars
02-26-2002, 08:06 PM
Originally posted by Lord Tenebrous
Unproduced Kenner vac-metallized Royal Guard. From the collection of Lisa Stevens and Vic Wertz. Thanks for posting you photos Tenbrous, man I would love to have the melallized Guard. I guess because it's so different.

Turbowars
03-31-2002, 03:47 PM
Come on people, you mean to tell me there's no one with variations or errors to post? Someone, anyone?

Runobot
03-31-2002, 05:29 PM
I found 2 versions of the new Boba Fett. One has a background insert and the other does not. Now, I do not know which one is the real one and which is the variant!

swjunk
04-17-2002, 01:35 PM
The first version is that with the insert. Contrary to popular belief, the figures missing the inserts are not the rare ones, but the first release figures w/ the insert will most likely be the harder to find. Hasbro cancelled the insert, to cut costs.

Take care,

Matthew

swjunk
04-17-2002, 01:49 PM
69571 Luke Skywalker Tatooine OC LS square bubble
OC SS square bubble
OC micro saber square bubble
69572 Darth Vader OC LS square bubble
OC SS square bubble
OC SS slanted bubble
69573 C-3PO OC square bubble
OC slanted bubble
69574 R2-D2 OC square bubble
OC hologram slanted bubble
69575 Stormtrooper OC no tape square bubble
OC both taped square bubble
OC both taped slanted bubble
69576 Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi OC LS square bubble
OC SS square bubble
OC no saber square bubble
69577 Han Solo OC square bubble
69578 Chewbaca OC square bubble
OC slanted bubble
69579 Princess Leia Organa OC 3 bands on belt square bubble

swjunk
04-17-2002, 01:51 PM
Darth Vader SS Slant Bubble. Picture included.

jobi
04-23-2002, 10:41 PM
I picked these up in Italy a while back.

jobi
04-23-2002, 10:42 PM
and this one

darthdogg
04-28-2002, 12:25 AM
about the inserts - walmart had none (today) while toys are us many - like 90 % ??? i found a female tusken raider with the child facing side ways rather than front ( like the rest of them and all other figures - anyone else see anything like this thanks -

darthdogg

Turbowars
04-28-2002, 05:26 PM
Check this out! A Freeze Frame Bespin Luke with the freeze frame FLIM, (not the frame) upside down.

r2dee2
05-01-2002, 07:32 PM
6 Inch Pit Droid (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/6inpitdroidscompareaf.jpg) Ponda (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/pondababablackgraycomparewords8bestf.jpg) R2 Booster (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/r2boosterbackward8f.jpg) Yoda spots (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/yodaepisode1spotscomparebetterf.jpg) R2B1 (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/r2b1yellowrimnorimcomparewordsfcrop.jpg) Snowtrooper hands (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/snowtrooperopenclosedcropf.jpg) Han coat spots paint variation (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/hanendorlightdarkspotscompareresized8.jpg) 12 " Snowtrooper (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/snowtrooper.htm) Vader saber (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/vadersabercomparea_crop5.jpg) Luke bloodstripes compare (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/lukestripenostripecompare2_7.jpg) FF Luke with Ackbar (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/lukewithackbarffa_7.jpg) Vader SOTE compare (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/vadersotecompare4r_8words.jpg) Luke lightsaber compare indented and raised (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/lukelightsaberhadlecompareb.jpg) R2 Flashback (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/FBR2D2compare.jpg) Beru flashback blue milk tape compare (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/berunotapevstape.jpg) Flashback tabs compare (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/flashbackphototabscompare_7words.jpg) Gungan Warrior silver number (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/gunganwarriorsilverfileclose_7_5.jpg) Tarkin hair compare (http://www.twinsuntimes.com/toyforce/IMAGES/tarkinlightdarkhaircompare_6.jpg)

swjunk
05-01-2002, 09:35 PM
Do you collect the POTJ figures with the silver C-060A???? Do you have more than just the Gungan Warrior?

Matthew

r2dee2
05-02-2002, 12:11 AM
swjunk...
re:silver numbers, I have the following......

all Collection 2.....

aforementioned Gungan Warrior
Boss Nass
Sebulba
Jek Porkins ( I've still seen a few of those with silver numbers on the pegs)

I'm not really aware of any others...if you know of any, I'd love to know for my files :D

swjunk
05-02-2002, 12:55 AM
They are all Col 2 and on .0100 cards

I have:

Saesee Tiin
Fode & Beed
Boss Nass
Jek Porkins
Chewbacca (Dejarik Champion)
Gungan Warrior
Sebulba
Battle Droid (Security)


Do you also have a list of Typeset error POTJ figures?

yos
05-02-2002, 09:36 PM
Ok, can't believe nobody has found this one yet:
1. On the Super Battle Droids, there is an error - everyone has found the one that has the sticker covering up the true "error" but did you find the one where the error was not "covered" up by the sticker? I have found 3 so far. They have the inserts and have a low stamp date number (#20141). The "error" on the back shows the Battle Droid legs separated from the rest of the body. On the ones with the sticker covering the error, the legs are attached to the appendage.
2. I have a Count Dooku who has misplaced his Red Sabre. It's not in the blister package and nowhere to be found. He looks rather odd without it. What's really confounding is how I didn't even notice until 5 days after buying him... (I was looking at the backs of the cards for imperfections...).

There must be more Super Battle Droids with the real "error" out there, Count Dooku is an oddball.
Yos

r2dee2
05-02-2002, 11:13 PM
SWJUNK.......thanks very much for the additional info on the silver number cards!! Do you have scans of any of those?

As for the typeset error list.........there easily could be more. If you have any not on the list, I'd be interested in knowing what they are:)

Typeset Error


Anakin Skywalker (Mechanic- 0100
Battle Droid (Boomer Damage) – 0100 0300 0400
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi (Jedi Knight) -0100
Boss Nass (Gungan Sacred Place)*
Coruscant Guard- 0400
Darth Maul (Final Duel)- 0100
Darth Vader (Dagobah) - 0100
Fode and Beed -0100
Gungan Warrior - 0100
Han Solo (Bespin Escape)- 0100 0300 0400
IG-88 (Bounty Hunter) - 0100
Jek Porkins (X-Wing Pilot)*
K-3PO (Echo Base Protocol Droid) – 0100 0400
Leia Organa (General) – 0000 0100
Leia Organa (Bespin Escape)- 0300
Mas Amedda *
Mon Calamari (Officer) - 0100 0400
Obi-Wan Kenobi ( Jedi Knight)- 0100
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi)- 0100
Plo Koon (Jedi Master) - 0100
Queen Amidala (Theed Invasion) - 0100
Qui-Gon Jinn Mos Espa Disguise- 0000 0100
R2-D2 Naboo Escape- 0100
Saesee Tiin (Jedi Master) – 0100 0300
Scout Trooper “clean” (Imperial Patrol)- 0100 0300
Sebulba (Boonta Eve Challenge) – 0100

* I don’t have, but it’s listed in SSG’s Picture Archives as having the typeset error.

swjunk
05-03-2002, 01:11 AM
Those that I have to add to your list

Mas Amedda - 0100 0300
Tusken Raider - 0000 0100 0300 0400
Battle Droid (Security) - 0100 0400
Sebulba - 0000 0400
Coruscant Guard - 0300
Chewbacca (Dejarik Champion) - 0100
Jek Porkins - 0100 0300
Darth Vader (Dagobah) - 0400
Fode & Beed - 0400
Queen (Theed) - 0300
Saesee Tiin - 0000(salesman sample) 0300
Chewbacca (Mechanic) - 0300
Aurra Sing - 0300


There are others that neither you or I have.

r2dee2
05-03-2002, 09:45 AM
Thanks SWJUNK for the addtional information!! I hope to eventually have the list up on my site and have comparison pics of the Force Files typeset and corrected versions. Thanks again:)

swjunk
05-04-2002, 02:14 PM
Check it out

Turbowars
05-04-2002, 02:20 PM
Hey Matt, Bens hands look like he has elephantiasis. Matt I scored a Dooku, Anakin and Yoda today @ the Tru Burbank.

swjunk
05-04-2002, 02:31 PM
Put a bunch of junk on ebay

goldwizz
05-04-2002, 05:12 PM
Check this baby out. Unpainted shoulder joint without background and wihtout mole..

goldwizz
05-04-2002, 05:44 PM
Im glad I foud V.E.C.C. I have lots and will be putting up more sone. Here is onother one that I have. I recieved this red carded vader as a gift from a friend. At the time I dint even spot this error but then saw that the saber was shorter and well it was..:)

goldwizz
05-04-2002, 11:37 PM
AOTC Anakin Skywalker Outland Peasant disguise. This error had no gun included. I looked for it in the package maybe thought it was loose but its just not in there...:)

goldwizz
05-04-2002, 11:40 PM
AOTC Jango Fett Kamino Escape. Like Anakin this error had no helmet included. I looked for it but it's just not in there...:)

swjunk
05-06-2002, 02:41 AM
checkout this sls vader::

swjunk
05-06-2002, 02:47 AM
85mm instead of 94mm

The vader above is also 85mm instead of 92mm.

swjunk
05-06-2002, 03:09 AM
90mm instead of the normal 94mm

swjunk
05-06-2002, 03:10 AM
87mm instead of 94mm

swjunk
05-06-2002, 03:13 AM
64mm instead of the normal 72mm

swjunk
05-06-2002, 03:33 AM
64mm instead of 72mm

swjunk
05-08-2002, 12:42 AM
No helmet

swjunk
05-08-2002, 02:20 PM
I was wondering if you might be interested in making any trades?

CrunchyNug
05-09-2002, 03:46 PM
Hey Turbowars, where you at? I've got you a Plo Koon (no BG) and a Geonosian (with BG) if you still need 'em. Email me... CrunchyNugg@cs.com

sith_killer_99
05-26-2002, 10:42 PM
Here's a Luke in Stormtrooper outfit with unpainted mouthpiece. Card back is a .04

sith_killer_99
05-26-2002, 10:44 PM
And here is my Canadian "Secret Luke" Dagobah Spirit Darth Vader.

TK421BB
05-28-2002, 09:30 PM
I have Padme with the mole on the end of her nose.....

sith_killer_99
06-03-2002, 11:17 PM
If you thought R2 with holo Leia was htf just check this guy out.

sith_killer_99
06-03-2002, 11:30 PM
Here is the cardback:

sith_killer_99
06-03-2002, 11:31 PM
Here's a Canadian Stormtrooper:

sith_killer_99
06-03-2002, 11:36 PM
Here's the cardback for the Canadian Stormie:

Mace Windex
06-06-2002, 10:12 PM
I have what I believe is the only "fat head" Darth Maul figure. This guy is weird! The head sculpt is completely different than any other I have seen! His head is more rounded and his ears are just barely there. If anyone is interested in buying him make me an offer. How do I post a pic here?

goldwizz
06-10-2002, 08:14 PM
SWJUNK YOU MISSED OUT ON THIS ONE BUDDY AND TALK ABOUT MICRO SABER. HOW MICRO CAN THEY GET?

goldwizz
06-10-2002, 08:20 PM
SSS Luke Skywalker in Degobah Fatigues. Found this one at local mall for $7.00 this past weekend. Lets you all know that theirs still
gold to be found.

Turbowars
06-10-2002, 08:51 PM
Originally posted by goldwizz
SWJUNK YOU MISSED OUT ON THIS ONE BUDDY AND TALK ABOUT MICRO SABER. HOW MICRO CAN THEY GET? They get much smaller. SWJUNK, tell him, even better show him. Hey Goldwizz we all missed you at Matt's place. Where were you?

goldwizz
06-10-2002, 09:44 PM
Sorry I missed you guys. My DSL was out and its ruff getting Pac Bell techs to come out and check out the problem. I dint know until after. How did it go? I now know you guys met on Sunday at swjunks house but I was at brother in-laws party watching the Lakers take on the Sacramento Kings. When is the next pow wow (sp?)? Do any of you attend the monthly Los Angeles sci-fi convention at the shrine auditorium (by USC)? It’s a bad @ss place to get cool star wars figures. Common Freeze Frame $2, Common Red Cards $2, Common green cards $2..

swjunk
06-13-2002, 02:08 AM
Goldwizz

Was that the micro Anakin that was on ebay a little while ago. I was high bidder at $55.00 or so and the seller wanted $60.00. I have a couple of him micro saber, so I was not really interested in paying the $60.00.

When are the Sci-Fi shows??? Let me know about the next one and I will be there!!

Congrats on the sss luke dago!! And the Anakin!!

goldwizz
06-13-2002, 02:28 AM
It was. He said he tried to sell it to you but he did not say why the deal dints go through. I thought you didn’t want it so I ended up sending him only $50. The $50 covered the shipping as well so it was a good deal.

The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction convention will be Sunday June 23rd. Here is a link to the website.
http://www.comicbookscifi.com/

swjunk
06-13-2002, 02:53 AM
You need to come by and check out the collection!!!

I will try and make it on the 23rd. I am having surgery on my knee Monday the 17th and will be in the hospital for 4 or 5 days. So hopefully I can get going enough to attend.

Take care,

Matthew

jdmarlow
07-09-2002, 01:12 AM
Hello all,

I'm curious to see what the total amount of figures in everybody's collection's here at the VECC is. I'll start with mine, since I'm a freak and I have a full inventory of my entire collection on a 55-page excel spreadsheet, my numbers say 658 individual carded figures (not including vehicles, playsets, etc, etc, etc.)