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On display at Young V&A
Imagine Gallery, Small Worlds, Case 2, Shelf 2

Boba Fett

Packaged Action Figure
1980 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Figure contained inside a bubble pack, printed in colours to show the title and photograph of the film actor wearing the costume; bubble in lower left corner. On the back is a list of the other characters with photographs.

Figure of injection moulded plastic representing an armoured man, grey plastic with details highlighted with brown, olive green, dark red and yellow; with a black plastic gun. Jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Titles
  • Boba Fett (manufacturer's title)
  • Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back (series title)
Materials and techniques
injection moulded plastic, printed card
Brief description
Boba Fett; action figure; Hong Kong; 1980
Physical description
Figure contained inside a bubble pack, printed in colours to show the title and photograph of the film actor wearing the costume; bubble in lower left corner. On the back is a list of the other characters with photographs.

Figure of injection moulded plastic representing an armoured man, grey plastic with details highlighted with brown, olive green, dark red and yellow; with a black plastic gun. Jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.9cm
  • Width: 15.3cm
  • Figure height: 9.6cm
Production typeMass produced
Gallery label
A bright centre to the universe The galaxy of the Star Wars films is enormous, and it has a lot of characters that have been made into toys. It isn’t just the star players who are duplicated in miniature. There are many toy background figures who don’t even speak in the films, like FX-7 or an Ugnaught. This variety creates a universe of play possibilities. [Young V&A, Imagine Gallery, Small Worlds, long object label](01/07/2023)
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
References: Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back; second film; ™Lucasfilm Ltd (LFL) © 1977; 1978; 1980. CPG Corp a subsidiary of General Mills Inc by its division Kenner Products; Cincinnati; Ohio

ages 4 and up.
Subjects depicted
Literary referenceStar Wars
Other number
39250 - Model number
Collection
Accession number
B.1058-1993

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Record createdApril 17, 2000
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