Friday, December 27, 2013

#046: WED-15-77 Treadwell Service Droid - 1999 Power Of The Force 2

#046: WED-15-77 Treadwell Service Droid

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Character Name: WED-15-77 (Treadwell droid)
Series/Property: Star Wars
Toy Line: Power Of The Force 2
Company: Hasbro
Year Released: 1999
Size/Scale: 3.75 inches
Original Retail Price: US$5.99 (came with an Aunt Beru figure)
Character's First Appearance: Star Wars (1977); similar robot appears in Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Character Created by: John Barry
Style: Modern Action Figure

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The figure can twist at the base, and otherwise has no moving parts.  

It was labeled "Service Droid" and was included as an accessory to the Aunt Beru figure released carded in 1999.

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Treadwell was one of the first Tatooine characters seen in original "Lost Cut" version of the film.

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C-3PO for size comparison.

DSCN7198 Han Solo had a similar droid in Empire Strikes Back which rode on the top of the Millenium Falcon.

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Sources:
Wookieepedia:  http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/WED-15-77
Rebelscum:   http://www.rebelscum.com/POTF2auntberu.asp

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