Tag Archives: steve sansweet

Rancho Obi-Wan Galaween 2015

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Galaween takes place in the midst of the world’s largest collection of Star Warsmemorabilia and is hosted by master-collector Steve Sansweet. The Gala will raise funds for the ongoing costs of maintaining Rancho Obi-Wan and enable us to continue our mission of inspiring others. We look forward to spending an incredible evening with you celebrating our mutual love of Star Wars and relaxing amongst friends! Head to Rancho Obi-Wan for the details.

Force For Change Mid-Campaign Bonus

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Announcing a new MID-CAMPAIGN BONUS inspired by all of you who share a passion for collecting Star Wars memorabilia. Support UNICEF through #ForceForChange this week and you’ll ALSO be entered for a chance to win The Ultimate Hasbro Prize Package featuring collectables from the Black Series figure line, including the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Jabba the Hutt!! Click on through to check out the latest video featuring Steve Sansweet and donate today!

 

New Star Wars Blog Post Reveals Painted Talking Boba Fett

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You saw our initial report for the Disney/Star Wars Event last April regarding the upcoming Boba Fett in the Disney Store Exclusive Talking figure line. Today, the Star Wars Blog updates with an article by Steve Sansweet about the event and within the images, you can see a sneak peek at a painted version of Boba Fett. (Look closely for painted versions of the die cast vehicles as well.) Look for him later this year alongside Chewbacca at your local Disney Store and DisneyStore.com

Star Wars Collectors Cast: Disney Store VIP Event

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It’s time for a Star Wars Collectors Cast Special Report featuring all the news and reveals from the Disney Store event held last week in Los Angeles. With Dan Curto and Steve Sansweet both attending the event we get their perspectives, as well as a roundup of all the latest goings on at Rancho Obi-Wan and lots more too.

RebelForce Radio: 4.18.2014

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This week on RFR, Jimmy & Jason begin the countdown to Celebration Anaheim including a BIG announcement in the latest issue of Star Wars Insider, Steve Sansweet joins us with an update on all the cool things happening at Rancho Obi-Wan, and Geek Out Loud’s Steve Glosson sits in on the news, including Episode VII updates, The George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, and Star Wars connections in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Plus, Star Wars In Pop Culture, The Billy Dee Quote of the Week and much more!

Star Wars Collectors Cast: Episode 2

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Star Wars Collectors Cast looks back at the questions we asked Hasbro after their presentation during last month’s New York Toy Fair, with guest Paul Harrison from JediTempleArchives.com. As usual there’s a roundup of the latest news and rumors and our regular visit to Steve Sansweet at Rancho Obi-Wan (the home to the world’s largest Star Wars collection) – all not to be missed!

Obi-Wan For The Record Books

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Rancho Obi-Wan has been officially recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® as housing the “Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia” in the galaxy! Steve Sansweet has amassed more than 300,000 unique Star Wars items since 1977. The just-released GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 Edition features an amazing two-page photograph of part of the collection.

For the complete story, visit RanchoObiWan.org

Episode 404: ICE, ICE, Baby! Chilling with cool collectors

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What happens when over a hundred of the world’s most avid Star Wars collectors gather in one place over a long weekend? Fun, shopping and more!

On this week’s Star Wars Action News Marjorie and Arnie report on the Labor Day Weekend International Collector’s Event, or ICE convention, put on by some of the Seattle Star Wars collectors. They toured two of the largest Star Wars collections in the world, went on toy runs en masse, got amazing exclusives, and watched an original 35mm print of Return of the Jedi–the 1983 version!

Listen in as the hosts are joined by Gus Lopez, the hosts of the Galaxy of Toys podcast, Star Wars crafts expert Amy Sjoberg, and owner of the world’s largest private Star Wars collection Steve Sansweet. It’s all on this exclusive report podcast!

Download the show: MP3 (Audio Only) / M4A (Enhanced)

Curto Burns Collectors’ Cast Special

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We’re going back… whoops, wrong franchise! Spending Christmas and New Year with his family at Rancho Obi-Wan in Northern California, James couldn’t miss up on the opportunity to record with Steve Sansweet and bring Dan in on the action as all three look back at Star Wars in 2012 – the events, the collectibles and their favourite items on a Curto Burns Collectors Cast Special.
Recorded on New Year’s Day (exactly three months ago to the day) tune in and listen as they talk about everything from Trading Cards to LEGO – you won’t want to miss this (and see if you can spot what’s changed in the last few months)!
You can download the podcast directly here or visit CurtoBurns.com

CurtoBurns Collectors Cast: Ep. 8

It’s time for December’s action-figure packed edition of the Curto Burns Collectors Cast featuring all the latest news from a Galaxy Far, Far Away. We catch up with all four authors of Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection – Steve Sansweet, Anne Neumann, Paul Harrison and of course our very own Dan Curto. As promised last month, Kyle Newman is back to review the last wave of The Vintage Collection, discuss the latest news from Hasbro and finally pick out the winner for our signed Ben
Quadinaros figure. Happy Holidays! Direct download link here