|Rebel Soldier Unpainted 4-up Hardcopy (463-015)|
|The Rebel Soldier (463-015) was offered as part of the
Hoth Turret Defense playset, which featured three different
Rebel Soldiers along with three other characters. The
prototype featured in this entry is referred to as an unpainted 4-up
hardcopy, meaning it is four times as large as its production counterpart.
The final photo affords a view of the 4-up hardcopy's back side. I've been fortunate to assemble a sizable pre-production series for this Rebel Soldier over the years which includes: unpainted 4-up, silicone mold , painted 4-up, painted resin squeezing, hand painted 1:1 micro, unpainted 1:1 micro, and gold 1:1 micro. Assembling a series of this nature is an enjoyable yet challenging endeavor considering each piece originated from a different source.
|Description by:||Michael G. Mensinger|
|Photo:||Michael G. Mensinger|
|From the collection of:||Michael G. Mensinger|
|Film:||Empire Strikes Back|
|Category:||Prototypes / Micro Collection|