C-3PO (Hong Kong Edition I 3-Pack) The Power Of The Force 1997

C-3PO Hong Kong Edition I 3-Pack The Power Of The Force

C-3PO

  • Toy Line: The Power Of The Force
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  • Scale: 3.75"
  • Retailer Exclusive: International Exclusive
  • Variation Pictured: No
  • Date Stamp: 1995
  • Released: 1997
  • Joint Count: 6
  • Joint Details: 1 Swivel neck, 2 swivel shoulders, 1 swivel waist, 2 swivel hips
  • Accessory Count: 0
  • Accessory Details: None

MORE INFORMATION

  • This C-3PO action figure was released in May of 1997 in a limited Hong Kong Edition 3-pack
  • Hasbro released two different 3-packs - one set featured three heroes - one set featured three villains
  • This Hong Kong edition is truly unique because Star Wars action figures were used to commemorate a political event
  • The set was released to commemorate the handover of Hong Kong from British control back to China on July 1 - 1997
  • Originally the set was limited to 5 - 000 pieces - but production was increased due to demand
  • In the United States both sets could be obtained through comic book stores - which imported the sets
  • The base for the figures is one long piece - it cannot be taken apart for each figure individually
  • Every figure is screwed into the base (easily removable with a screwdriver)
  • This C-3PO action figure is a re-release of the regular C-3PO action figure from 1995
  • The other two figures in this set were Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia
  • The figure is VERY shiny - which looks fantastic
  • Unfortunately the figure has a bulkier appearance than what it should have
  • C-3PO can't hold anything in his hands
  • The figure has no balancing problems

PACKAGING TEXT

Like a distant and brilliant star, Hong Kong bursts into a new era with the 1997 handover to China. Unknown territory and an unchartered future bringing new adventures and a galaxy of opportunities for its inhabitants. Adventures that will travel as far as the imagination can take them, protected and watched over by its ever present guardians.


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