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Vintage Vault: Great Galactic Blaster Bubbles

Before the Empire Strikes Bath with suds there were Star Wars bubble baths from Cliro in the UK.

Vintage Vault: Palitoy 12a new discovery

42 years and more discoveries made with Palitoy vintage Star Wars.

Vintage Vault: Fox and Arco Spacewar Wars

Why has the Fox v Arco Spacewar 1978 court case reappeared?

Vintage Vault: Star Wars and Letraset Part Three

We take a look at the UK childhood staple Letraset in Part Three of a series.

Vintage Vault: Star Wars and Letraset Part Two

We take a look at the UK childhood staple Letraset in Part Two of a series.

Vintage Vault: Star Wars and Letraset Part One

We take a look at the UK childhood staple Letraset in Part One of a series

Vintage Vault: Under the hood of Emperor Palpatine

We take a look at the extraordinary original design of The Emperor

Twelve Months of Echo Base

The team at Echo Base have come up with a great way to raise money and celebrate your love of vintage toy collecting.

Vintage Vault: Touchline smile money bag coin purses

We take a closer look at the Touchline range of coin purses from the mid 80's.

Vintage Vault: Harbert Delights

Richard Hutchinson presents an amazing Italian vintage Star Wars find and an interview with an Italian collector

Vintage Vault: Luke Farmboy, the original and still the best

Richard Hutchinson takes a look at Luke Farmboy and why the original is still the best

Palitoy Death Star playset video

Take a 360 tour around the glorious Palitoy Death Star playset.

Vintage Vault: Mail the Force be with you

Richard Hutchinson takes a look at the H.E. Harris Star Wars stamp kit from 1977.

Vintage Vault: Identifying Kenner card art sources wave 2

Richard Hutchinson takes a look at the origins of the character artwork on the second wave of Kenner action figures.

Book Review: Guerra Estella II

Richard Hutchinson reviews Guerra Estelar II a journey through South American vintage Star Wars collectibles.

Vintage Vault: Identifying Kenner card art sources

Richard Hutchinson takes a look at the origins of the character artwork on the Kenner first 12 action figures.

The Power of the Force vintage Star Wars exhibition in Portugal

Gonzalo Diaz-Faes looks at the Power of the Force vintage exhibition in Portugal.
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Vintage Star Wars figures in the Toy Story 4 trailer

Toy Story 4 is set to feature 2 Star Wars stars.

Reflecting on the great Star Wars theft

Revisiting the great Star Wars theft which shocked the collecting community and still has repercussions to this day

Vintage Vault: Millennium Millennium Falcon

Richard Hutchinson examines the Millennium Falcon in this week's vintage post

Engineering an Empire – most definitely NOT another collecting book

Engineering an Empire - a soon to be released book looking at the lives of the former Kenner employees

Vintage Vault: Sears playsets – a work of art

Richard Hutchinson takes a look at the Sears Exclusive Cardboard Action Figure Playsets

Stunning pre-production items keep turning up

Richard takes a look at a newly discovered R5-D4 pre-production item.

Vintage Vault: Escape from the Death Star

A look at the vintage classic Escape from the Death Star board game from 1977.

Return of the Jedi producer selling Star Wars treasures in Prop Store auction

The next Prop Store auction contains a treasure trove of Star Wars gold.

The best display stands for vintage and modern Star Wars toys and accessories

A review of Iain's Display Stands for diecast vehicles

Vintage Vinyl Cape Jawas and the unforeseen craze

Ever fancied owning a vinyl cape Jawa? Here's your chance...

Is the Palitoy Death Star the greatest toy playset ever made?

Was the Palitoy Death Star Playset the greatest of all playsets?

Vintage Vault: Watching Return of the Jedi through a Dixie cup

Part four of a four part series on the ever popular Dixie Cups.

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