Darth Vader 4-up Hardcopy Paintmaster (258-003)
Showcased here is a painted Darth Vader 4-up. This beckoning pose is designated by the number 258-003. The first three digits represent the Bespin Gantry playset, while the last three indicate the particular character/pose. A 1:1 gold micro was included in the pictures to give a sense of the immense size of the 4-up paintmaster compared to the production toy's size.

Above we see a rear view of the painted 4-up.

The image above highlights the extensive pre-production series Jeff assembled for this Darth Vader Micro Collection figure. The already impressive run gains additional meaning in Jeff's collection, since he actively collects prototypes related to the Bespin Gantry playset. The following prototypes make up the pre-production grouping:

Description by: Michael G. Mensinger
Photo: Jeff Correll
From the collection of: Jeff Correll
Country:United States
Film:Empire Strikes Back
Category:Prototypes / Micro Collection


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