Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) / Princess Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) (Kenner - Vintage - The Empire Strikes Back) - JediTempleArchives.com

Name: Leia Organa (Bespin Gown)

Collection: The Empire Strikes Back

Status: Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) is an all-new figure.

Source: The Empire Strikes Back

Availability: 1980

License: Kenner

Retail: $2.49 USD

Accessory Details: vinyl cape (Bespin decor), Princess Leia blaster (blue)

Notes: The name on the card pill changed to Princess Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) for figures released on Return of the Jedi card backs.

Additional Resources

Figure Information:

Major Figure Variations (loose):

  1. crew neck (flesh colored) – Neck is painted a flesh color, giving the dress a crew neck appearance
  2. turtleneck (gown colored) – Neck is painted the color of her gown, giving the dress a turtleneck appearance
  3. painted neck (gold/green) – Neck was painted gold on the front (flesh on the back), which turned to green over time

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

crew neck (profile picture)

  1. ESB-31B (pictured above)


crew neck (front picture)

  1. ESB-32B (pictured above)



turtleneck (front picture)

  1. ESB-41D
  2. ESB-45A
  1. ESB-47
  2. ROTJ-48
  1. ROTJ-65B
  2. 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)

crew neck

  1. ESB-30A (pictured above)
  2. ESB-30B



  1. ESB-30B
  2. ESB-41B
  3. ESB-41C
  1. ESB-45AB
  2. ESB-45B
  3. ROTJ-45C
  1. TRILOGO-70B
  3. TRILOGO-70C

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

Visual Guide Credits

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