Empire Strikes Back 41-Back Princess Leia (Original) Carded Quality Control Sample
This ESB 41-Back Princess Leia (Original) 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 signature of the appropriate QC engineer.

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. The rear card face is devoid of any written markings on this example.

Description by: Michael G. Mensinger
Photo: Patrik Wardmark
From the collection of: Patrik Wardmark
Country:United States
Film:Empire Strikes Back
Category:Prototypes / Action Figure Related


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