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Welcome to my mailer feature and guide. After having a few questions about mailers I decided, like with the coins, to make a guide. :) All the pictures shown here are from my collection and a few others as noted. I've also tried to document the other versions out there. Those versions are simply based on my experience with mailers and if anyone would like to help me out with getting those as correct as possible, I would appreciate it. I will be adding some notes to each one as I have time. To figure out the baggie types please refer to the baggie guide on the archive. I was originally going to post the dimensions of all the boxes, inserts, etc for those that want custom cases made, but with the repro mailer boxes that showed up earlier this year, I decided against it. I will still share that information though to anyone that is a trusted member here wanting to get cases made.



Kenner


Action Display Stand
75-847 label
Versions:

Mailer Box, Display Stand, Cardboard Backdrop, Names Label, Instruction Sheet, SW Catalog 2nd version (Shown)
Mailer Box, Display Stand, Cardboard Backdrop, Names Label, Instruction Sheet









Boba Fett
123-002 label
Versions:

Mailer Box, SW-B baggie, Apology Note, Pink X-Wing Catalog
Mailer Box, SW-D baggie, Apology Note, Pink X-Wing Catalog (Shown)
Mailer Box, SW-D baggie, Apology Note, Large X-Wing VS Vader Tie Catalog (Shown here)
Brown Mailer Bag, SW-D baggie, Apology Note, Large X-Wing VS Vader Tie Catalog (Shown Here and here)
Mailer Box, ESB-A Baggie, Apology Note, Luke & Yoda Catalog (Shown Here)



Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Boba Fett






Bossk
123-009 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, SW-A baggie, Character Bio, ESB Logo Catalog (Shown)
Mailer Box, ESB-C baggie, Character Bio, ESB Logo Catalog (Shown Here)
Mailer Box, ESB-C baggie, Character Bio, Yoda & Luke Catalog




Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Bossk







4-LOM
123-017 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, ESB-D baggie, ESB Hoth Battle Catalog (Shown)




Kenner Commercial - Mailaway 4-LOM







Survival Kit
2112 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, Heat Sealed Baggie, Instruction Sheet, Luke & Yoda Catalog (Shown)
Mailer Box, Heat Sealed Baggie, Luke & Yoda Catalog




Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Survival Kit







Display Arena
028-0001 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, 4x Stands, 4x Backdrops, Instruction Sheet, Luke & Yoda Catalog (Shown)






Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Display Arena







Admiral Ackbar
083-003 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, ESB-D Baggie, Character Bio (Revenge), Blue Revenge Insert, Hoth Battle Catalog (Shown)
Mailer Box, ESB-D Baggie, Character Bio (Revenge), Hoth Battle Catalog
Mailer Box, SW-E Baggie, Character Bio (Return), Hoth Battle Catalog




Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Admiral Ackbar







Build Your Armies
028-0002 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, Sealed Baggie, Hoth Battle Catalog (Shown)




Kenner Commercial - Build Your Armies







Nien Nunb
123-020 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, ESB-D Baggie, Character Bio, Blue Return Insert, Vader & Royal Guards Catalog (Shown)




Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Nien Nunb







Emperor
083-004 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, ESB-C Baggie, Vader & Royal Guards Catalog (Shown)
Mailer Box, ESB-C Baggie, Jabba the Hutt Catalog

Notes: The majority with a mailing label contain the Vader & Royal Guards catalog. Later versions and the very common overstock version have the Jabba the Hutt catalog.




Kenner Comerical - Mailaway Emperor







Star Wars is Forever Poster
083-008 label
Versions:
Envelope, 2 Sided Poster, Jabba the Hutt Catalog

Notes: The envelope shown below is still sealed.






Kenner Comerical - Star Wars is Forever Poster







Coin
Label CK593 (Shown)
CK575 (Shown from the collection of Craig Thomas)
CK586
CK260
CK593
CK556
Numbers discussed here

Complete Sets were available to those that requested them. Read about those here








Anakin Skywalker
083-007 label
Versions:
Mailer Box, ESB-C Baggie, Jabba the Hutt Catalog (Shown)








Young Jedi Knight Kit
Versions:
Mailed Version: Mailer Box, Figure (I've seen Chewbacca and Lando), Envelope, Letter to addressee Parents, Return Envelope, Poster, Letter to child with stickers for additional free figure (Shown 1st picture from my collection and second is from the collection of Craig Thomas)
Sample Version: Mailer Box, Figure (I've seen MIM Logray), Envelope, Letter to John A Sample's Parents, Return Envelope, Poster, Letter to child with stickers for additional free figure









Young Jedi Knight Followup
Figure received on folded card with POP blacked out, Letter to Parents, rebate, and Jabba
catalog.






Coin Album Prototype
Prototype for a proposed mail away coin album for the POTF coins. (Shown from the collection of Craig Thomas.)






C-3PO's Micro Collection Offer
Cereal box and rebel rocket with order form. (Shown from the collection of Craig Thomas.)
Bagged Micro Figures (Shown from collection of Shawn Kemple)





Clipper


Darth Vader
Versions:
Mailer box, Made In Macau heat sealed soft-style baggie. (Shown) First picture from the collection of Craig Thomas and 2nd from Rob Heron.








Survival Kit
Versions:
Envelope, Made In Hong Kong baggie. (Shown from collection Martijn Emmelot)







Display Arena
Versions:
Mailer Box (Shown from collection of Unknown)







Admiral Ackbar
Versions:
Mailer Box,  (Shown from collection of Martijn Emmelot)







Chewbacca Bandolier Strap
Versions:
Mailer Box, ROTJ Stickers for weapon compartments (Shown from collection of Martijn Emmelot)







Biker Scout Laser Pistol
Versions:
Mailer Box (Shown from collection of Martijn Emmelot)





Palitoy



Boba Fett
Versions:
Boba Fett Flyers (Shown from collection of Craig Thomas)







Dengar
Versions:
Mailer box, Palitoy Parker Bradgate crisp heat sealed baggie. (Shown from collection of Rob Heron)







Rancor Keeper
Versions:
Mailer box, baggie. (Baggie and original offer flyer shown from collection of Craig Thomas)







PDT-8








Young Bounty Hunter Paperwork

Versions:
Mailer catalog and out of stock letter (Shown from the collection of Craig Thomas)







Toltoys



4-LOM
Versions:
Mailer box, ESB-D baggie (Shown from collection of Rob Heron)







Nien Nunb
Versions:
Mailer box, SW-E like baggie (tape sealed) (Shown from collection of Rob Heron)







Anakin
Versions:
Mailer box, SW-E like baggie (tape sealed) (Shown from collection of Rob Heron)





Display



Mailers can be tough to display. One example is like this one where the collector put the bagged figure on top of the mailer box. Another way is with acrylic cases which I believe AFA was the first to come up with this method. of displaying mailers in an acrylic cases with compartments showing the box, bagged figure, paperwork, etc.

Picture 1: Some of Craig Thomas' graded mailers.
Picture 2: My mailers in Oscar cases on display.