My Vintage SW Variants

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If you soak any vac-metaled Kenner figure in brake fluid long enough it will strip all of the plating away. That is what the multi-colored one looks like. The other looks as if it is actually painted bronze? Cool that these are close to 3PO's color! The one looks like when Anakin rediscovered him on the Lars farm.
 
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I did not know about the brake fluid, interesting. The bronze looking one appears cast in that color, although one arm and one leg look lighter. I have taken it apart and the main body is the same color inside and out. Nice wavy pattern on the head portion as well.
 

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General Madine figures, L-R, Light grey hair, LL, Dark grey hair, HK, Green hair, Taiwan.
 

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I have multiple Ree-Yee's figures, but the boot coloring seems to fall into the shades below. All are Taiwan made, except for the one on the far right with No COO.
i can tell you that the no coo one on the far right is definitely a lili ledy ree-yees.
i have one of those as well.
now you just need to find the correct lili ledy rifle for it.
you might have it also among those ree-yees figures.
just look it up on the imperial gunnery and/or variant villain how to identify the weapon.

Tusken Raider, left one is a Kader/HK with dark brown paint, middle one is a Unitoy with light brown paint, right is a Kader/HK with dark brown paint and hollow tubes.
the hong kong one on the the left seems to be a long eye tubes one which could be even more rare than the hollow tubes.

Here is an image of some of my figures.
very nice army!
the second scout trooper in the middle row of the scout troopers is a "short mouth" which is also a lili ledy variant.
and the at-at commander with the pale face in the front could be a pbp variant (if he has a scarred out coo on the back of his leg).
the third of the cloud car pilots seems to be a lili ledy as well with his bright yellow gloves (and boots).
maybe i could spot some more interesting variants on that picture but i cannot see alot of the figures clearly enough.

Here is the Hammerhead figure, the one on the left has the green limb look same as the Chewbacca figure. The left and middle one have the crazy eye look, while the right one is looking right.
that "crazy eye look" indicates that those are most likely poch/pbp variants.
 
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Hello Kaleesh Warrior, you are correct, I do have a Lily Ledy cloud car pilot and the PBP AT-AT commander. I have not had the chance yet to list them all yet. I will check the Ree Yees rifles, thanks for the info.
 
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Sorry I have been away for awhile, here is the AT-AT Commander that is the PBP variant, it differs from the average HK type as the figure is a much lighter shade of grey and the face paint is much paler as well. The PBP variant also has the correct weapon as well.
 

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Here are some Biker Scout Variants. L-R, Lily Ledy variant, easily distinguishable by the short mask, also dark grey blaster. Next is Hong Kong - Kader Variant, followed by a Unitoy variant, ending with a Taiwan Variant. Note the Crisp detail on the LL chest compared to the others.
 

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Here are some Biker Scout Variants. L-R, Lily Ledy variant, easily distinguishable by the short mask, also dark grey blaster. Next is Hong Kong - Kader Variant, followed by a Unitoy variant, ending with a Taiwan Variant. Note the Crisp detail on the LL chest compared to the others.
Is that c-3po a glasslite figure? Color looks like it. K
 
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Yes, it would be the 1-color bronze one.

Is the Glasslite vac'ed/painted a dull bronze? There are previous photos showing this bronze appearing to be worn or rubbed off (bronze with like a tan underneath).
 
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Standard HK Chief Chirpa on the left. LL in the middle and Top Toys on the right. Top toys version does not have peg holes, markings and has a darker hood.
 

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Glasslite Darth Vader on the left, fairly easy to spot the different chest and belt detail as well as COO markings. Saber tip is broken off. Middle figure is an HK marked version, right is a Polish Bootleg.
 

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I picked up the Polish bootleg about 20 years ago, wish I would have gotten more of them..
 
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Unitoy Star Destroyer Commander on the left and Kader version on the right.
 

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Rebel Commando's, Left is the Smile HK version, M is the Smile Macau version, last is the China marked version.
 

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Here are some of my 21B figures. First 2 are the later release metallic finish versions made by Smile, I have a Kader version on the right for comparison. 3rd image shows Unitoy versions, left torso is stamped with letter "B", right one has letter "C".
 

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Nien Numb variants, left is the Unitoy version, next is the Smile version, Lily Ledy and Made in Mexico version. Other than some minor cosmetic differences, the only other distinguishing feature if the COO markings.
 

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Thanks Blue Snag, I have nearly 800 figures, so I will keep posting them.
 
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What variants are you looking for?
Lately i have been really interested in yoda. So some different colored heads of him. A nice hollow cheek tusken raider. A orange haired original luke. Red bar r5d4. Those are pretty much top of my list right now.
 
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I have a few yoda's, will have to post him soon. I don't have the red bar R4 yet, lots of fakes of those now. I do have the hollow tube tusken raider. Don't have an orange hair farmboy luke, I have lots of the bespin version where the hair color varies quite a bit.
 
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