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Discussion: What is the oldest Star Wars merchandise in your collection?

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A paperback of Splinter Of The Mind’s Eye. I think I bought it around the fall of '83 from a second hand bookstore.

It is still in decent condition considering I must have read it 10 times, and also lent it to friends and colleagues too. Worthless to most, but for me is a helpful reminder of George’s attempts at rewriting Star Wars history.
 

Great idea for a thread 😃

I had you down for having the OT on video or lasderdiscs, Courtly?

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I have the original Star Wars program book. Beautiful, but with a weird pink fading. Only seems to affect the text.

I’m just here because I’m driving tonight.

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Dang, beat me to it. I also have the original theater program book for Star Wars from 1977. They must’ve printed a ton of them. I got it, still “brand new” around 2008 at the museum gift shop for the Star Wars “where science meets imagination” exhibit in Saint Paul, MN. They had a stack of maybe 10 of them. And I checked; it’s original, not a reprint.

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The 1976 Novelization with Ralph McQuarrie cover in paperback, signed by Alan Dean Foster.

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I have a (loose) Darth Vader Kenner figure from the Return of the Jedi era, but all my favorite stuff is from the 90s.

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As of today, this original 1978 copy of Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, which I got off Abebooks for only a few pounds. When I find even an old 90s book in a second hand shop, I feel like I’ve struck gold so this is really special for me.

Another fine addition to my collection…

“Remember, the Force will be with you. Always.”

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Outwith my original toys, its an Empire Strikes Back plastic table mat for putting your dinner plate on.