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Gentle Giant Celebration Exclusives Preorder Update

Due to the collapse of Gentle Giant’s servers yesterday (caused by the bombardment of traffic), they have delayed their preorders for the Han Solo (McQuarrie Concept) Mini Bust and Jumbo Kenner Dianoga Trash Monster convention exclusives until after Star Wars Celebration. Preorders will reopen on April 20 for Platinum and Gold members only and April 21 for Platinum, Gold and Silver members.

Gentle Giant Reveals 2017 Convention Exclusives

Gentle Giant has given PG members the first look at their upcoming 2017 convention exclusives: the Han Solo (Ralph McQuarrie) Mini Bust and the Jumbo Kenner Dianoga Trash Monster (complete with Vintage style box and trash compactor foam)!

As a PG Member, you get the first opportunity to secure these prior to their public availability.

Gentle Giant Announces Final PG Exclusive Gift – Lobot Mini Bust

Gentle Giant has revealed their final Star Wars Premier Guild Member Gift for 2017 – the Lobot Mini Bust.

Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the Lobot Mini Bust! Digitally sculpted by our master artisans, using actual archival footage and designs, each 1:6th scale Lobot Mini Bust is rendered using the highest quality polystone, and hand painted. Each piece comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity.

Visit Gentle Giant’s blog for the full details. And watch for their announcement next week for exclusives for Star Wars Celebration!

Gentle Giant Announces PG Exclusive Gift Darth Revan Collector’s Gallery Statue

Gentle Giant has revealed their next Star Wars Premier Guild Member Gift for 2017 – the Darth Revan Collector’s Gallery Statue.

Each limited edition, hand-painted piece is cast in high quality polyresin with crisp details in his mask, armor and dual lightsabers. This statue also comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity. This Star Wars: Darth Revan Collectors Gallery statue is part of our new series of 1:8 scaled statues, celebrating the last 40 years of the Star Wars universe.

Visit Gentle Giant’s blog for the full details.

Gentle Giant Announces PG Exclusive Jumbo Kenner POTF The Emperor

Gentle Giant has revealed their next Star Wars Premier Guild Member Gift for 2017 – the Jumbo Kenner POTF The Emperor figure. Digitally scanned from mint 3 ¾” vintage originals and reproduced in 12” scale, no detail has been overlooked. Includes signature cane accessory, POTF coin and resealable outer clam shell.

Visit Gentle Giant’s blog for the full details.

Space Walls Update

The folks at Galactic Trading Post have updated with news for everyone salivating over getting their hands on their highly anticipated Classic 3.75″ walls:

The last samples we received, we found a problem with the LED panel.  It was shrinking in the mold and so the gap lines were not lining up with other walls.  This had further delayed the walls, but we felt it had to be fixed despite additional delays.  These samples we are receiving now with have this and clip tolerance changes.  We again apologize for the delays, we hope that with these final samples all the kinks will be worked out.  We will update you once we receive the samples and have a better timeline from the factory of when we will have these in.

Personal Note:  I’ve been waiting over 20 years now for something like this to be made, so a bit of a delay here isn’t going to be the end of the world.   It’s great that it really sounds like the 3.75″ scale product will be worth the wait; and those that have the 6″ scale wall sets can already attest to just how amazing these things are.   This is factory quality stuff and you can order on their website.