Friday, October 8, 2010

Star Wars - Imperial Shuttle - Kenner - 1984 - Loose

Product Features

* Rare Vintage STAR WARS Imperial Shuttle
* Hard to find
* Great for Kids or Collectors
* From 1984
* This thing is HUGE!

Product Description

Vintage Star Wars IMPERIAL SHUTTLE, Loose!

Lambda-class shuttles first appear in Return of the Jedi and were later added to the Special Edition release of The Empire Strikes Back. Joe Johnston, Ralph McQuarrie, and Nilo Rodis-Jamero borrowed elements from the skyhopper designed for A New Hope when refining the shuttle's appearance. Earlier versions were boxy, boat-like, or had TIE fighter-like components. Industrial Light and Magic's modelmakers made two shooting models, although CGI versions were used for the craft's Special Edition appearance in The Empire Strikes Back. The Theta-class shuttle in Revenge of the Sith was designed to appear like a predecessor to the Lambda class.

See Also: Star Wars - Snowspeeder - Kenner - 1980 - Loose / Star Wars - Luke Skywalker's Snowspeeder - Vehicle - Playset/ Star Wars - Scout Walker - Kenner - 1982 - Loose / Star Wars - Deluxe AT-AT Vehicle - Playset / Star Wars - Death Star Space Station - Playset - Kenner - 1978 - W/Original Box

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