30th Anniversary Collection Cancelled Final Wave

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Unproduced 30th Anniversary Obi-Wan Kenobi Proof Card

In 2007 and 2008, Hasbro celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars with a collection of action figures from the first six films along with conceptual designs by Ralph McQuarrie and other expanded universe characters.  The 30th Anniversary Collection was one of the most memorable toy lines as the packaging incorporated amazing individual character art as opposed to generic card back designs previously used.

Following the Force Unleashed wave in 2008, there were plans for a fourth wave featuring eight characters from the 2003 Clone Wars 2D animated micro-series.  The card back art contained a realistic depiction of the character on the front and animated still from the show on the back.  The figure sculpts were based on a realistic non-animated design.

Unfortunately not enough retailers chose to order this fourth wave of figures.  While Toys R Us was onboard, Walmart and Target decided to pass.  Therefore these figures were never released in 30th Anniversary packaging.  Fortunately the action figures themselves were later released as part of the Legacy Collection, but going back to a generic Stormtrooper helmet card back design.  The packaging inserts include the original art from the cancelled 30th Anniversary wave.

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Cancelled Version

Production Release

The Line Up:

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Obi-Wan Kenobi

08-16: Obi-Wan Kenobi

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Clone Scuba Trooper

08-17: Clone Scuba Trooper

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Saesee Tiin

08-18: Saesee Tiin

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Padme Amidala

08-19: Padme Amidala

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary IG Lancer Droid

08-20: IG Lancer Droid

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Mon Calamari Warrior

08-21: Mon Calamari Warrior

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Quarren Soldier

08-22: Quarren Soldier

Star Wars Unproduced 30th Anniversary Clone Trooper

08-23: Clone Trooper