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54mm Star Wars Figures in Hard Plastic


Here's a recent find in an obscure little toy shop -- 54mm hard plastic Star Wars figures! I managed to get 7 different figures in a hard, tan plastic. The sculpting is acceptable and the figures are free from mold lines. They are, however, studded with 2 or 3 plugs and mold holes. These can be easily cut from the figure and filled in with putty but I'm leaving them on until I decide to paint them. From top to bottom, left to right the figures are:

Han Solo in Hoth gear; X-Wing pilot Luke Skywalker; Leia in Hoth gear;
Bounty Hunters Dengar and Bossk the Trandoshan; 5D6-RA7 Imperial Espionage Droid; 21B Medical Droid

A closer look at each figure next time:)

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