Monday, November 18, 2013

#009: Rebel Fleet Trooper #1 - 2011 Vintage Collection VC52

#009: Rebel Fleet Trooper #1 - 2011 Vintage Collection VC52

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Character Name: Rebel Fleet Trooper
Series/Property: Star Wars
Toy Line: Vintage Collection (VC52)
Company: Hasbro
Year Released: 2011
Size/Scale: 3.75 inches
Original Retail Price: US$8.99
Character's First Appearance:  Star Wars (1977) (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Style: Modern Action Figure

This figure comes with a number of different removable accessories so you can buy multiple and get different looks.  I took things a step further and changed out the heads on a few as well.

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The helmets seem to yellow from age, even in the package.

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He comes with a baseball cap, a helmet, a handheld scanner, a bandoleer for his ankle, and a Rebel pistol.

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I love these guys, especially in large groups.  To me it's the most compelling Rebel costume in the three films, and one of the more unique designs made for the first movie.

Sources:
Wookieepedia:  http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Rebel_trooper
Rebelscum:  http://www.rebelscum.com/TVC52Fleet.asp

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