Return of the Jedi 48-Back Bossk Carded Quality Control Sample
This ROTJ 48-Back Bossk is referred to as a Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) sample. Carded figures of this nature are utilized for approval to determine if the final product meets specific criteria in terms of packaging quality, etc. The card front contains a number of written details including a signatures of the appropriate individual.

This shot shows a close-up of the label on the card front. QA/QC labels are sometimes affixed to the front or rear of the card. Signatures and/or other information may be written on items ranging from specifically formatted labels, formatted index cards, simple nondescript labels like this one, or directly on the card.

Here is a group shot of the various carded QC samples Billy has assembled for his Bossk character focus. The photo shows:
ESB 31-Back ESB
ESB 41-Back ESB
ESB 48-Back ESB
ESB Mailaway boxed figure
ROTJ 48-Back

Description by: Michael G. Mensinger
Photo: Billy Bennett
From the collection of: Billy Bennett
Country:United States
Film:Return of the Jedi
Category:Prototypes / Action Figure Related


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