While the Star Wars Vintage Collection primarily focuses on characters from the original Star Wars trilogy (1977-1983), it has also released figures of characters from other eras of the Star Wars universe. For example, the Vintage Collection has released figures of characters from the Star Wars prequels (1999-2005), the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series (2008-2014), and the Star Wars Rebels animated series (2014-2018).
In addition, the Vintage Collection has released figures of characters from the newer Star Wars films, including characters from The Force Awakens (2015), Rogue One (2016), The Last Jedi (2017), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). These figures are designed in the same style and packaging as the Vintage Collection figures from the original trilogy, allowing fans and collectors to display a diverse range of Star Wars characters in a cohesive and nostalgic way.
What is the Star Wars Vintage Collection?
The Star Wars Vintage Collection is a line of action figures produced by Hasbro that pays homage to the original Kenner Star Wars figures from the 1970s & 1980s. The figures feature highly detailed sculpts and packaging that replicate the look and feel of the original figures.
What is the scale of the Star Wars Vintage Collection figures?
The Star Wars Vintage Collection figures are 3.75 inches in scale, which is the same scale as the original Kenner Star Wars figures.
What characters are available in the Star Wars Vintage Collection?
The Star Wars Vintage Collection features a wide range of characters from the Star Wars universe, including main characters like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia, as well as lesser-known characters and variants.
Are the Star Wars Vintage Collection figures compatible with other Star Wars toy lines?
Yes, the Star Wars Vintage Collection figures are compatible with other Star Wars toy lines in the 3.75-inch figure scale.
What is the difference between the Star Wars Vintage Collection and the Black Series?
The Star Wars Vintage Collection figures are in 3.75 inch scale and feature the original trilogy packaging and design that pay homage to the original Kenner Star Wars figures. The Black Series, on the other hand, are 6 inch figures from across the entire Star Wars universe with a more modern and detailed design.
Are there any exclusive figures or variants in the Star Wars Vintage Collection?
Yes, there are several exclusive figures and variants in the Star Wars Vintage Collection, including figures released exclusively through retailers like Andrew’s Toyz.
How do I know if a Star Wars Vintage Collection figure is authentic?
Authentic Star Wars Vintage Collection figures will have packaging that features the Vintage Collection logo and a "Kenner" logo on the back. They should also have copyright information that includes "Lucasfilm Ltd." , “Disney”, and "Hasbro."
How are the Star Wars Vintage Collection figures packaged?
The Star Wars Vintage Collection figures are packaged in a style that replicates the packaging of the original Kenner Star Wars figures from the 1980s. The figures come on a blister card with a backing card that features artwork and information about the character.
Are all vintage collection card backs punched?
Yes, Hasbro currently punches every card back in the factory before shipping them to stores and collectors. This started with the second phase in 2018 in response to stores complaining about the hole punches making a mess in the toy aisle.
How many The Vintage Collection figures are there?
There are currently 240 numbered Vintage Collection figures as of Wave 18. This first phase started with the VC# system ran from 2010 through 2013. Hasbro put the series on a hiatus until it returned in April 2018 with The Force Awakens themed wave. In addition to the numbered carded figures, there are numerous exclusives, multi-packs as well.
Are The Vintage Collection figures super articulated?
Yes, Star Wars The Vintage Collection features highly articulated action figures. It is common for figures to have over 15 points of articulation. This makes them perfect for dynamic poses.
When did Hasbro start making The Vintage Collection?
Hasbro released the first wave of Vintage Collection figures in 2010 with an Empire Strikes Back themed assortment. While this was the official start to the series, there were hints of original trilogy and Kenner style with The Original Trilogy Collection in 2004 and Saga Vintage Collection in 2007.