Darth Vader (Kenner - Vintage - Star Wars) - JediTempleArchives.com

Name: Darth Vader

Collection: Star Wars

Status: Darth Vader is an all-new figure.

Source: Star Wars

Availability: 1978

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: vinyl cape (black), removable telescoping lightsaber (red/orange)

Notes: A very small number of Darth Vader figures were released with a 2-piece double-telescoping lightsaber. This variation is considered extremely rare. Only a handfull of examples exist intact.

Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose):

  1. double-telescoping lightsaber (very rare)
  2. normal lightsaber

Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

double-telescoping lightsaber

  1. SW12A

 

Original picture, normal lightsaber

  1. SW-12A
  2. SW-12B
  3. SW-12C (pictured above)
  4. SW-20E
  5. SW-20F
  6. SW-21A
  7. SW-21B
  8. SW-21C
  1. ESB-21A
  2. ESB-31B
  3. ESB-32B
  4. ESB-41A (pictured above)
  5. ESB-45A
  6. ESB-45B
  7. ESB-47
  8. ESB-48B
  1. ESB-48C
  2. ROTJ-48
  3. ROTJ-65A
  4. ROTJ-65B
  5. ROTJ-65C
  6. POTF-92

New picture, normal lightsaber

  1. ROTJ-65B (pictured above)
  2. ROTJ-65C
  3. ROTJ-65C
  4. ROTJ-77A
  1. ROTJ-77B
  2. ROTJ-79A
  3. ROTJ-79B

 

Card Back information derived from the Kellerman Book Matrices and confirmed samples

Visual Guide Credits

Image Composite: Chuck Paskovics
Photography: Chuck Paskovics; Carded photography provided by Brian's Toys
Graphics, Page Layout & Design: Chuck Paskovics
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