03 Hoth Trooper

What we have here is a Model Trem Brazilian lead bootleg complete with box and weapon. Model Trem bootlegs are few and far between and to find them in such nice shape and complete with box and weapon is even harder.

The second image is something completely new. Just by looking at this one can see that it's not your standard fare. The figure itself appears to be more beefy than the the one pictured in the first image. In fact it could almost pass for a licensed figure. If you look at the side you'll notice that the arms and legs are not held on with screws as the standard ones are. This means that the torso was made in two pieces as with a licensed Kenner figure. Take notice of the split right above the shoulder where the two halves are not completely joined.

The final image is a side by side of the 2 styles of Model Trem figure. It's not clear yet whether these came earlier or later or why the style was changed. All that is known is that several of these figures have turned up like this including:

Description by: John J. Alvarez
Photo: Joseph Yglesias, Martijn Emmelot
From the collection of: Joseph Yglesias, Martijn Emmelot
Film:Return of the Jedi
Licensee:Model Trem
Category:Toys / Action Figure Related / Small Action Figures (Bootleg)


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