Sand People (Tusken Raider) (Kenner - Vintage - Star Wars) -

Name: Sand People [Tusken Raider]

Collection: Star Wars

Status: Sand People [Tusken Raider] is an all-new figure.

Source: Star Wars

Availability: 1978

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: vinyl cape (tan), gaderfii stick

Major Variations: (1) solid cheek tubes / hollow check tubes

Notes: The name on the card back changed from "Sand People" to "Tusken Raider (Sand People)" with its Return of the Jedi card back release. The name "Sandpeople" was also used on the ESB-45, ESB-47, and ESB-48 card back releases.

Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose):

  1. solid cheek tubes
  2. hollow check tubes

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

  1. SW-12B
  2. SW-12C (pictured above)
  3. SW-20A
  4. SW-20E
  5. SW-20G
  6. SW-20H
  7. SW-20K
  8. SW-21A
  1. SW-21B
  2. ESB-21A
  3. ESB-31B
  4. ESB-41A (pictured above)
  5. ESB-41E
  6. ESB-45A
  7. ESB-47
  8. ESB-48A
  1. ESB-48C
  2. ROTJ-48
  3. ROTJ-65B
  4. ROTJ-77A (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. SW-12C
  1. ESB-45A
  2. ESB-45B
  3. ROTJ-45C
  1. ROTJ-65D
  2. TRILOGO-70B
  3. TRILOGO-70C

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-12A
  2. SW-12C
  1. ESB-32B
  2. ESB-41C
Meccano (France)
  1. GDE-12A
  2. GDE1-20A
  1. RDJ1-45A
Clipper (Netherlands) – Available on Clipper Card Backs, or Palitoy/Kenner Card Backs with Clipper stickers as noted
  1. SW-12
  2. ROTJ-Kenner-77
  1. Trilogo-70
Harbert (Italy)
  1. SW-12 (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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