Darth Vader (Rubber)
This is a Mexican bootleg of the Darth Vader figure. It's based on the standard vintage Kenner mold. The figure is completely unarticulated and unpainted. As with a lot of other Vader bootlegs I have encountered the lightsaber is cast extended. At first glance it might appear to be another boring bootleg. However, if you look at the next set of photos you'll see why I think this is one of the coolest Vader bootlegs I've ever seen.

That's right, this bad boy is cast completely in foam rubber. I swear if this were to fall it would bounce right back up. Years ago I saw photos of a Ben Kenobi bootlegged in the same manner. To put it simply, this thing rocks.

Description by: John J. Alvarez
Photo: John J. Alvarez
From the collection of: John J. Alvarez
Film:Return of the Jedi
Category:Toys / Action Figure Related / Small Action Figures (Bootleg)


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