Classic Star Wars

Keeping it Classic since 1977


Kenner Radio Controlled Jawa Sandcrawler

Kenner Radio Controlled Jawa Sandcrawler

The mysterious Jawas ride this combination tank and scrapyard across the Tatooine desert, selling (and kidnapping) used droids. Radio-controlled, 2-channel unit operates from up to 20 ft. away– moves crawler in almost any direction. Roof hatch opens, and side panels become a step ramp. Scaled for figures [12] to [16] sold on opposite page. Figures shown not included. Plastic. 16 1/2×5 1/4×8 in . high. Uses two “D” and two 9-volt batteries. For ages 5 and up.



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Kenner Imperial Troop Transporter

Kenner Imperial Troop Transport

carries up to nine of figures [1] – [5]–not included, sold above. Button activates six electronic sounds, including engine, laser battle, Storm Trooper and C-3PO voices. R2-D2 beeps. Laser gun dome and radar dish rotate. Front and rear hatches open. On the sides are six cell units to hold prisoners–2 immobilization hoods fit over their heads to “brainwash” them. Plastic. 5x5x13 in. long. Uses one “C” battery–not included, sold on page 502. Figures shown not included. For ages 4 and up.

Both boxed versions below with Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back logos

This toy came with a story of this vehicle since it was not in the movies. Images below

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Kenner Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer Action Playset

Kenner Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer action playset

This is where Lord Vader communicates with the Dark Side of the Force. Activate the Force Light in the meditation chamber and Darth strenghtens his dark powers. Chamber opens and closes. He commands from a swiveling command podium. There’s a movable laser cannon, a simulated hologram unit to communicate with the Grand Emperor. Push-button escape hatch. Detention pegs to hang any captured rebels upside down, a control room, an assembly area for Bounty Hunters. Plastic. 9x14x12 in. high. Uses 2 “C” batteries. Figures shown not included–see (12) to (16) on opposite page. For ages 4 years and up.

Released in 1980 in “Empire” packaging and not released again after that.  Images of all sides of the box.


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Kenner Droid Factory Playset

Kenner Droid Factory playset

Help the Jawas build R2-D2 and hundreds of other droids! 33 interchangeable droid parts build up to 5 robots at one time, including an R2-D2 with 3 legs or a 4-wheeled robot that rolls. Movable crane snaps onto platform and carries parts from “supply” to the “assembly line”; specially designed ramp allows the Jawa action figures to “roll out the droids”! Figures not included. Ages 5 and up.

Popular playset with 31 droid parts to build multiple droids to play with. Released briefly in The Empire Strikes Back logo box.



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Kenner Darth Vader TIE Fighter

Kenner Darth Vader TIE fighter


Dramatic replica of the spaceship used by the Empire’s invincible lord, DARTH VADER. The DARTH VADER TIE FIGHTER comes in evil grey color. The distinctive Solar Panels pop off at the push of a button to simulate “Battle Damage.” A lever raises the cockpit seat. Cockpit can accomodate DARTH VADER or most of theSTAR WARS Action Figures. For added play excitement, a dramatic red “laser” cannon lights up and emits a “whining” laser sound when rear deck button is pushed. Two “AA” batteries and Action Figures not included. Ages 4 and up.

Loose image with action figures, original release box with all 4 side panels and re-issue box with “Collector Series” marked on box.


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Kenner TIE fighter

Kenner TIE fighter


Authentically detailed TIE FIGHTER has a large “Solar Panel” on either side of a spherical cockpit. Special buttons release panels to simulate “Battle Damage” action. Hand-operated lever raises seat and escape hatch to allow child to seat most of the STAR WARSaction figures. For added play excitement, a dramatic red laser cannon lights up and emits a “whining” laser sound when rear deck button is pushed. Two “AA” batteries and action figure not included. Ages 5 and up.

Star Wars boxed version with all sides.

The Empire Strikes Back boxed version


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Kenner X-Wing Fighter

Kenner X-Wing fighter

Dramatic reproduction of STAR WARS X-WING rebel spacecraft used to fly LUKE  to YODA’S planet of DAGOBAH. Wings open to “X” position by pushing down on simulatedR2-D2 behind cockpit. Second button returns wings to original flight position. Cockpit flips open to seat most STAR WARS Action Figures. Front landing skid locks up in place during flight, and for real excitement, third rear deck button operates laser sound and flashing laser cannon in spacecraft nose. Two “AA” batteries and Action Figure not included. Ages 5 and up.

Boxed versions: Star Wars, Empire and Empire Scene version boxed.


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