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 #24561  by MattG
 Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:12 am
For any vintage collectors with an interest in cardback collecting, I've just written up an article on the differences between the NZ-packaged Star Wars figures and the US Kenner versions (in 1978-1982):

http://www.swnz.co.nz/2018/01/09/vintag ... cardbacks/

If anyone has any carded figures or cardbacks from the 12-back through to 48-back era, it'd be cool to see more pics.... feel free to share here :)
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 #24668  by MattG
 Tue May 08, 2018 3:06 am

Here's another photo I just added that demonstrates the size difference of the NZ vs US 21-back cards (NZ on top).
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 #24783  by AaroKin
 Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:37 am
Great article Matt.

It's been hard to find much information regarding these figures. I had some cardbacks saved from when I was younger but they were 'lost' when I was in the Army (family members thinking they were old and not wanted).

Any more information you may have about these would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again .
 #24786  by MattG
 Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:28 pm
Thanks. I personally find the differences to be a unique topic. I'll update that article from time to time as new info comes to light, but did so fairly recently, so it currently includes all images and details I have access to.
 #24856  by AaroKin
 Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:36 am
Hey Matt, I was just wondering if you have any carded versions if the NZ figures?? Cheers
 #24884  by AaroKin
 Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:56 am
I've been trying to track even a card down with no luck so a carded figure would pretty much explode my mind hahaha