Chewbacca (Kenner - Vintage - Star Wars) -

Name: Chewbacca

Collection: Star Wars

Status: Chewbacca is an all-new figure.

Source: A New Hope

Availability: 1978

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: bowcaster


Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose): None


U.S. Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

Original picture

  1. SW-12A
  2. SW-12B
  3. SW-12C (pictured above)
  4. SW-12D
  5. SW-20A
  6. SW-20B
  7. SW-20C
  8. SW-20E
  1. SW-21C
  2. ESB-21A
  3. ESB-31A (pictured above)
  4. ESB-32A
  5. ESB-41A
  6. ESB-31C
  7. ESB-41E
  8. ESB-45A
  1. ESB-47
  2. ESB-48A
  3. ESB-48C
  4. ROTJ-48
  5. ROTJ-65A
  6. ROTJ-65B (pictured above)
  7. ROTJ-65D

New picture

  1. ROTJ-65C
  2. ROTJ-77A (pictured above)
  1. ROTJ-79B
  2. POTF-92 (pictured above)


U.S. Card Back information derived from the Kellerman Book Matrices and confirmed samples

Palitoy Card Back Release Information (confirmed to exist)

  1. SW-12A (pictured above)
  2. SW-12B
  3. ESB-30B
  1. ESB-41A
  2. ESB-45AB
  3. ESB-45B
  1. ROTJ-45C
  2. ROTJ-65D (pictured above)
  3. TRILOGO-70B (pictured above)

Palitoy Card Back information derived from Mr. Palitoy's Card Back Guide and confirmed samples

Other International card back releases (These are Known Samples, but not a complete listing)

Kenner Canada
  1. SW-20B
  2. ESB-32B
  3. ESB-41C
  1. ESB-47
  2. Transition Card back
  3. ROTJ-65A
  1. ROTJ-77
Meccano (France)
  1. GDE-12A
  2. GDE1-20A
  1. RDJ1-45A
  2. RDJ2-65A
Clipper (Netherlands) – Available on Clipper Card Backs, or Palitoy/Kenner Card Backs with Clipper stickers as noted
  1. SW-12
  2. SW-Kenner-20
  3. ESB-45
  1. ROTJ-Kenner-65
  2. ROTJ-Palitoy-65
  3. ROTJ-Kenner-77
  1. Trilogo-70
General Mills (Germany)
  1. ESB-45
Harbert (Italy)
  1. SW-12 (pictured above)
Glasslite (Brazil)
  1. POTF-9
Top Toys (Argentina)
  1. ROTJ-17A
Lili Ledy (Mexico)
  1. ROTJ-30B (White) (pictured above)
Takara (Japan)
  1. SW-12B

Kenner Canada Card Back information derived from Star Wars Canada Cardback Archive and confirmed samples

Meccano Card Back information derived from the book The French Touch and confirmed samples

Clipper Card Back information derived from and confirmed samples

Visual Guide Credits

Image Composite: Chuck Paskovics
Photography: Chuck Paskovics
Graphics, Page Layout & Design: Chuck Paskovics
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