Conceptual Artwork for Imperial Troop Transporter
Here you see a piece of artwork that was used to help conceptualize one of Kenner's earlier Star Wars vehicles, the "talking" Imperial Troop Transporter. I can't think of much to say about it. But it's worth noting that it resembles the production toy to a high degree, meaning it was probably painted after the construction of the odd-looking conceptual model seen here, at a time when the design of the toy was finalized.

Unfortunately, this item is not known to currently be in existence. The image you see of it comes from a batch of slides unearthed by Chris Fawcett, web master of

Description by: Ron Salvatore
Photo: Chris Fawcett
From the collection of: Anonymous
Country:United States
Film:A New Hope
Category:Prototypes / Product Concepts


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