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Saturday, April 25, 2015

1977 Yamakatsu Japanese Jawa Topps Cards.

One of the best parts of the hobby is discovering something new and being lucky enough to add it to your collection. Pictured is one of three 1977 Japanese Topps cards featuring a Jawa released by the Yamakatsu Corporation. Exclusive to Japan, these 3 1/2" by 5 " cards were sold in cellophane packs and distributed by retailers. The card pictured features R2D2, R5D4, Luke and a Jawa in the background. The back of the card has a picture of C3PO and text in Kanji (Japanese).

Here is picture of the second card. Though they might appear to be same, there are three Jawas helping Luke inspect R5D4, before purchasing him. As we all know, R5D4 blew a motor and they "settled" for R2D2. The back of the card features C3PO and R2D2 with the text written in Kanji (Japanese)

Lastly, we have a sealed pack of cards that I recently purchased. There are four cards per pack and though not hard to track individually, sealed packs are not easy to find. These are very notable additions to my collection.

Celebration VII Exclusive Lego Tatooine Mini-Build Set (0054/1350)

Pictured is a Lego Tatooine Mini-Build set. Exclusive to Celebration VII, the set features a "mini" version of the Lars Homestead on Tattoine, with a awesome Sandcrawler in the background and a "ho hum" C3PO being the lone mini-figure in the set. Only 1350 sets were made, which is a fairly low number. This is a welcome addition to my Jawa Collection.