Walrusman Unpainted Hardcopy Arm Pair
Star Wars era hardcopies and hardcopy parts represent the cream of the crop for collectors interested in this stage of the production process. They are arguably the most difficult of all hardcopies to locate. The brown colored Walrusman hardcopy arms seen here are cast in carbalon, a urethane commonly found among Kenner hardcopies from the Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back era. The usage of dynacast, a green colored urethane, became much more prevalent during the ROTJ era, however dynacast ESB hardcopies do exist.

A production quality Walrusman action figure is centered between the arm pair to illustrate the size difference between the production figure's and hardcopy's arms. The hardcopy arms are slightly larger than those of the production figure. The detail on these arms, and all hardcopy parts for that matter, is much crisper. Fine detail is often subdued or lost throughout the later portions of the production process.

Description by: Michael G. Mensinger
Photo: Michael G. Mensinger
From the collection of: Michael G. Mensinger
Country:United States
Film:A New Hope
Category:Prototypes / Action Figure Related


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