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Star Wars Vintage Action Figure Price Guide

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This year promises to be the year of Star Wars, with the latest film in the franchise, The Force Awakens, due to hits cinemas in December. The sense of anticipation is already building and the buzz around Star Wars is positively electic. Of course, vintage Star Wars toys have been causing a buzz for years, with people willing to pay big money for rare pieces.

So, with all this excitement in mind, we've put together a brief guide showing you some of the prices recently paid at Vectis Auctions for a range of action figures. Most people tend to think that Star Wars action figures are worth thousands when still in their packaging and for some that's certainly the case. However, as you can see below, there are still plenty of budget options for those just starting out collecting Star Wars figures.

Even iconic figures like C-3PO, Han Solo and Princess Leia can be snapped up for less than £100 - particularly if you're not too fussy about them being totally mint. Take a look at the figures below and start adding them to your Christmas list... for these kinds of prices, you could fill up a couple of stockings!

Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi Princess Leia Organa (Combat Poncho) 3 3/4" figure, excellent plus to near mint - some slight frosting to plastic, within excellent (yellowed) bubble upon near mint 77 figure back un-punched card. Sold for £50, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-Logo Stormtrooper 3 3/4" figure, mint, within fair to good (bubble is crushed and right hand base of bubble is split - although figure has never been out) bubble, upon excellent plus 70 figure back un-punched card. Sold for £45, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Rebel Commando 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good (crushed) bubble upon excellent plus 65 figure back card. Sold for £25, Vectis, December.


Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-Logo Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) 3 3/4" mis-carded figure on AT-ST Driver 70 figure card back, figure is mint, within good (crushed and slightly yellowed) bubble upon excellent plus 70 figure back card. Sold for £90, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-Logo Han Solo (in carbonite chamber) 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good plus to excellent (top of bubble has some creasing) and excellent to excellent plus un-punched 70 figure back card. Sold for £100, Vectis, December.

Palitoy Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) 3 3/4" figure - mint within near mint to mint bubble, upon near mint 41 figure back card. Sold for £750, Vectis, December.

Palitoy Star Wars vinyl cape Jawa 3 3/4" figure, 1977 vintage, figure is excellent plus to near mint, although vinyl cape has slight split to right arm hole also a tiny pin prick to back, complete with original card (name has been cut away) and original bubble which are both fair. Sold for £620, Vectis, December.

Palitoy Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot 3 3/4" figure, mint within excellent (yellowed) bubble, upon excellent plus un-punched "Become a Star Wars Bounty Hunter" front 45 figure back card. Sold for £140, Vectis, December.


Palitoy Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Bespin Black Security Guard 3 3/4" figure, 45 figure back, AFA graded 80, Y-NM, C80, B80, F80, also un-punched. Sold for £120, Vectis, December.


Palitoy Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Lobot 3 3/4" figure, mint within excellent (yellowed) bubble, upon good plus to excellent un-punched 41 figure back card. Sold for £90, Vectis, December.

Palitoy Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 3 3/4" figure, 1980 copyright, figure is mint within good bubble (bottom stem of bubble is cracked to right hand side), upon good plus 41 figure back card. Sold for £320, Vectis, December.

Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi B-Wing Pilot 3 3/4" figure, mint within excellent (yellowed) bubble, upon excellent plus un-punched 77 figure back card. Sold for £35, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-Logo Romba 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good plus (indented) bubble upon excellent plus 70 figure back card. Sold for £50, Vectis, December.



Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi IG-88 3 3/4" figure, mint, within excellent (yellowed) bubble upon excellent plus to near mint 77 figure back card. Sold for £80, Vectis, December.

Kenner Star Wars Power of the Force EV-9D9 3 3/4" figure, copyright 1984, mint, complete with coin, within near mint bubble, upon excellent plus to near mint 92 figure back card. Sold for £120, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo Han Solo (Bespin outfit) 3 3/4" figure, mint, within excellent (slightly indented to corners) bubble, upon excellent un-punched 70 figure back card. Sold for £60, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo Princess Leia Organa (Bespin) 3 3/4" figure, mint within good plus (indented) bubble, upon good plus to excellent 70 figure back card. Sold for £70, Vectis, December.

Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi Lumat 3 3/4" figure, mint, within near mint bubble, upon excellent Plus 79 figure back card with "Free Anakin Skywalker Action Figure Offer". Sold for £60, Vectis, December.

Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi Teebo 3 3/4" figure, mint, within excellent plus (yellowed) bubble, upon excellent to excellent plus 79 figure back card. Sold for £25, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo Romba 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good (indented) bubble, upon excellent 70 figure back card. Sold for £40, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo Paploo 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good plus (slightly crushed bubble) and excellent 70 figure back card. Sold for £35, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Warock 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good plus (indented) bubble, upon excellent plus un-punched 70 figure back card. Sold for £35, Vectis, December.

Kenner Star Wars Return of the Jedi Gamorrean Guard 3 3/4" figure, mint, within excellent (yellowed) bubble, upon good plus to excellent 77 figure back card. Sold for £25, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Logray 3 3/4" figure, mint within good plus (yellowed) bubble, upon excellent un-punched 65 figure back card. Sold for £25, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo See-Threepio (C-3PO) (with removable limbs) 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good (crushed) bubble, upon excellent plus un-punched 70 figure back card. Sold for £40, Vectis, December.

Meccano Star Wars La Guerre des Etoiles Ben Kenobi 3 3/4" figure, copyright 1977, mint, within excellent (yellowed) bubble, upon good plus to excellent card. Sold for £200, Vectis, December.

Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back 4-Lom 3 3/4" figure, mint, within good bubble, upon good 45 figure back card. Sold for £40, Vectis, December.

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