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Vintage Star Wars die cast toys


The die cast line continued into 1980 and was re-released on Empire Strikes Back packaging. The Series 1 X-Wing and Imperial TIE Fighter were released on 31 backs – again using the character photos featuring on the equivalent 3 and 3/4” action figures cardbacks. The die cast line and ‘kid-sized’ blasters also featured. A photo of a prototype die cast TIE Bomber now formed part of Series 2 and photos of production-like toys were used for the other Series 2 ships.


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