The Star Wars Original Trilogy Collection was released during Fall 2004 to support the release of the Original Trilogy on DVD. The toy line consisted mainly of slightly altered or differently painted figures which had been released before. However, there were some highlights in this series, such as a modern version of the Blue Snaggletooth or a newly sculpted Dagobah Luke Skywalker with an alternate head and arms. For a look at a rare Original Trilogy Collection PRESS KIT with included Stormtrooper action figure, have a look at the full Original Trilogy Collection press release please.
Here is a list of basic figures which were released during Fall 2004 and early 2005 in the Star Wars Original Trilogy Collection.
For the Post Original Trilogy Collection Hasbro released a total of 16 figures in early 2005. POTC was a transitional series leading into Revenge Of The Sith, the line included figures from Episode 1 & 2, plus figures from the Original Trilogy.
The Vintage Original Trilogy Collection was a sub-line of 12 action figures of the basic Original Trilogy Collection. At the time these figures were marketed as the best representations of these characters which Hasbro ever produced in terms of likeness and articulation. All 12 figures were released in vintage-inspired cardbacks, which shipped in protective clamshells to stores so that collectors could obtain figures in pristine condition.
Here is a look at Star Wars figures which were released in Screen Scene 3-packs during the Star Wars Original Trilogy Collection. Hasbro released a total of 18 figures in this assortment. There were a total of four Jedi Council 3-packs (12 figures total) plus two Mos Eisley Cantina Scene 3-packs (6 figures total).
Here is a look at Star Wars figures which were released in multipacks during the Star Wars Original Trilogy Collection.
Here is a list of exclusive Star Wars figures from the Original Trilogy Collection.
During the Star Wars Original Trilogy Collection in 2004 Hasbro released a Darth Vader carry case and a C-3PO carry case exclusively at K-Mart. Both cases had two figures bundled with them, which made for a total of 4 figures to collect. For a photo gallery of the Darth Vader and C-3PO carry cases have a look here please: 2004 OTC Carry Cases.
To celebrate the release of the Original Trilogy on DVD, Walmart offered three different multipacks. The 'A New Hope' multipack included 4 figures, The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi sets contained 3 figures each. If you collected all three sets you ended up with 10 figures total.
Here are Star Wars figures from the Original Trilogy Collection which didn't fit into any other regular category.