PLAYSKOOL eBay AUCTION GIVES FANS THE CHANCE TO OWN ONE OF THE FIRST STAR WARS JEDI FORCE FIGURES AND THE SPECIAL EDITION X-WING FIGHTER
--eBay Auctions to Begin August 20, 2004--
PAWTUCKET, RI (August 20, 2004) – Hasbro's PLAYSKOOL division announces an exciting opportunity for Star Wars fans and collectors to own both initial production preschool toys from the new STAR WARS JEDI FORCE line and the exclusive STAR WARS JEDI FORCE X-WING FIGHTER through eBay. The first fifty of each STAR WARS JEDI FORCE figures from the initial production run will be available through eBay auctions, with the first auction beginning August 20, 2004 at 8:00 PM EST, and the special edition X-WING FIGHTER will follow through the eBay Exclusives program on November 15, 2004.
"We are excited to be working with eBay to offer Playskool's new STAR WARS JEDI FORCE line to consumers, fans and collectors," said Maureen Smith, vice president of marketing, PLAYSKOOL. "We expect the PLAYSKOOL Star Wars figures to be a big hit with preschoolers this holiday."
About the STAR WARS JEDI FORCE Auction
The line of chunky preschool toys reprises five of the main characters from the original trilogy for a whole new generation. They include such favorites as Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Chewbacca and C-3PO with R2-D2. These figures feature all-new sculpts, are fully poseable and have chunky, oversized hands and feet to allow for easy use by preschoolers. Beginning August 20, 2004 at 8:00 PM EST, fans can bid at http://stores.ebay.com/playskooltoys on the Luke Skywalker JEDI FORCE figure. The auctions for other figures in the line will follow separately.
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