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PostSubject: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:29 pm

Hey everyone,

Here are some Squid Heads!
I’ve had this focus for a few years now, and it has been a lot of fun putting together the various releases of good ol’ Squiddy.
Along the way I’ve met a lot of great people, and have been pointed in the direction of figures I otherwise might not have found.


Kenner 65-A Proof Card



Kenner 65-A



Kenner 65-A with Dutch Clipper offer (white sticker)





Palitoy 65-A



Palitoy 65-A with double stem bubble



Palitoy 65-A with double stem bubble and Dutch Clipper offer (black sticker)





Palitoy 65-A with one missing tentacle on Squid’s head (factory error!)





Kenner 65-B Proof Card with Revenge Of The Jedi text on the back





Kenner 65-B



Kenner 65-B with oddball COO printed on the back “Made in Hong Kong or Taiwan as labelled herein”



Kenner 65-B with Japanese Tsukuda sticker on the back



Kenner 65-C



Kenner 77-A



Kenner 77-A with free coin offer



Kenner 77-A Made In Mexico



Kenner 77-A Made In Mexico no hole-punch in the back of the card (just about every MIM carded figure has a hole punch, but it looks like a few left the factory with no hole punch)



Kenner 77-B with free Anakin offer & sticker over the assortment number



Kenner 92-A POTF Proof Card



Tri-Logo



Tri-Logo miscard (on Ree-Yees card back)



Kenner baggie figures:

Made In Hong Kong



Made In Mexico



No text Tri-Logo green cape (ESB-h style baggie)



ROTJ 2-packs with:

Leia



Leia (Endor)



Han (Trench Coat)



Greedo



Weequay



ROTJ 3-pack



ROTJ 8-pack



Lili Ledy first shot in non-production colours, and not sonic-welded
Torso and arms: unpainted
Left leg: semi-translucent white
Right leg: yellow and blue
Head: standard Ledy (production type)




Loose figures:

(All of my loose figures are packed away --- I’m preparing to move apartments, so I couldn’t take any new photos of them, sorry! So here are some old photos instead)



Back row:
Scarred-out COO
HK COO
AFA 90 HK COO
Lili Ledy regular cape (No COO)

Front row:
Brown cape {starting to fade into a light brown} (HK COO)
Lili Ledy red cape (No COO)
"Light red / feint red" {the beginning of fabric colour degradation!}(HK COO)
Brown cape (HK COO)

Other pictures:

Extra-long green cape / regular length green cape comparison (both HK COO)



Extra-long brown cape (HK COO)



Lili Ledy red cape (No COO)



Lili Ledy dark stitching / light stitching comparisons




Card backs:
I have 2 (out of the 3) Toltoys card backs, as well as the Kenner 65-A, 65-B and 77-A card backs, but for the life of me couldn’t find which box I’d put them in….when I do find my card backs, I’ll update with some new photos.



There are still a whole bunch of Squids I don’t have, for which I’ll eventually be putting up a “Wanted To Buy” thread:

Kenner first shot figure

Kenner protomold figure

Kenner hardcopy parts

Kenner photo art

Kenner 65-A with “Made In China” printed on the back

Kenner 65-A with “Made In Hong Kong” sticker on the back

Kenner 65-A Wicket bubble test (Wicket figure on Squid Head card)

Kenner Squid Head figure on Chief Chirpa card back (bubble test / sample card)

Kenner sign-off sample carded figure

Kenner bagged sample figure

Kenner ROTJ multi-pack: Sears 8-pack from 1984 (49-59023)

Canadian Kenner 65-back

Australian Toltoys 65-back

French Meccano 65-back

Spanish PBP 65-back

Mexico Lili Ledy regular cape 14-back

Mexico Lili Ledy red cape 14-back

Kenner 65-back with red Singapore Fan Club Offer sticker

Kenner 65-back Cromalin

Kenner 65-C Cromalin

Kenner 65-C Proof Card

Kenner 77-back Proof Card

Kenner 79-back carded figure (if one exists!)

Kenner 79-back Proof Card (if one exists!)

Kenner 92-A POTF Cromalin

Tri-Logo with double stem bubble


Hope you all enjoy!
Rob.


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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:38 pm

T.K.O Rob!

That run has grown amazingly ! Thanks so much for the updated pictures, it was well worth the wait and great to see how far you have come in such a short time (only a few years!!)

What is the story on the Ledy first shot? I haven't seen that ever nor noticed it up for sale?? Great piece!

Fantastic focus Rob, I am sure many will get a kick out of this thread!
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:02 pm

Great collection, Rob. Love the two packs.
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:15 pm

Hi Joe and Chris,

Thanks very much for the kind words Smile

The Ledy first shot was part of a find by Tyler H. years ago who then sold it to another Squid collector, who offered it to me in a private sale about a year ago. I need to dig it out again and take some proper photographs, since this photo is quite old now!

Cheers,
Rob.


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T.K.O Rob!

That run has grown amazingly ! Thanks so much for the updated pictures, it was well worth the wait and great to see how far you have come in such a short time (only a few years!!)

What is the story on the Ledy first shot? I haven't seen that ever nor noticed it up for sale?? Great piece!

Fantastic focus Rob, I am sure many will get a kick out of this thread!
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:24 pm

Fantastic bunch of Squids you have there, love the proofs. They look flawless! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:16 pm

1 sheep, 3 sheep, 1 squid, 500 squid- not squids? Razz I like the 3 tentacle version & the variants I have never looked for- long capes and stitching colour versions. Has a 79 back cardback ever surfaced?
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:01 am

Amazing collection!!!

Squid Head question for you!!!

I acquired a ROTJ Squid Head MOC from a fellow Gunner... it is a Made in Mexico. What kind of COO stamp is going to be on the leg?
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:24 am

aussiejames wrote:
1 sheep, 3 sheep, 1 squid, 500 squid- not squids? Razz I like the 3 tentacle version & the variants I have never looked for- long capes and stitching colour versions. Has a 79 back cardback ever surfaced?

Unfortunately I've never seen, or heard of, a 79-back version ever being found. Hopefully one will show up eventually Smile

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Squid Head question for you!!!

I acquired a ROTJ Squid Head MOC from a fellow Gunner... it is a Made in Mexico. What kind of COO stamp is going to be on the leg?

It will be the No COO version (Made In Mexico version, not the scarred-out No COO version). The loose figure version is easy to spot since there are significant differences between the Mexico and non-Mexico Squids.

Cheers,
Rob.


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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:31 am

MIM is LFL83 down & tri is LFL1983 up ?
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:32 am

Speak english James... what does that mean???

haahahahaah

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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:13 am

aussiejames wrote:
MIM is LFL83 down & tri is LFL1983 up ?

I think you're right mate.
I'll double-check that tonight. I've photographed the COO's of all of my loose Squids, so it should be easy to find Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:40 am

Thanks mate, i can put the photos with my other info. I find those long capes quite intriguing.
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:15 am

WOW I never knew there where so many squid heads!
I particulary like your Ledy squid heads an the long cape. Nice set!
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:37 pm

Wow Rob! Your focus has come a very long way in a short amount of time.

You have to love the proofs and the white Clipper sticker! Smile

What do you have in your sights next? Looks like there are a lot of Squid goodies out there to pick up yet.
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PostSubject: Re: Rob's Squid Head stuff   Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:49 pm

Very impressive run Rob! Every time I see an unproduced POTF proof it makes me wish Kenner could have released all 93 on POTF cards. I also didn't know a 79 back hadn't been found. You would think he must exist on that card.
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