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Mark and his new AT-AT! Christmas 1981

Mark prepares his ground force against the Rebels. Glad the folks got him this AT-AT to start the assault. …

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Mark revels in his new Christmas AT-AT! 1981

Mark just won the Star Wars toy lottery! Getting an AT-AT for Christmas is like winning a Lamborghini. It’s awesome, wait until his friends see this baby! …

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Lee is Star Wars window shopping…1983

Lee tells us,”My parents just sorting their photos and found this one of me and my brother from the early 80’s outside the toy shop window at Christmas time.”

This photo reminds us what dreams are made of……

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Christian draws Hoth! 1981

Christian tells us,” I did this copy of a Ralph McQuarrie piece probably when I was around 9 or 10 and apparently signed it twice. Nice ego kid.”

What a talent Christian! I’d say you nailed Ralph’s masterpiece rather nicely. …

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Daryl revels in a new AT-AT. 1981

Daryl tells us,”Birthday November 1981. Still have the AT-AT and the box in my collection.” A memorable celebration, indeed! …

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Dale with his cardboard Star Wars! 1981

Crafty Dale remembers,” My folks were not the kind of people who would buy me everything. As a matter of fact, I bought most of my toys with the money I earned from doing yardwork or other projects around the …

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Mark and Ryan command an AT-AT! 1981

Mark tells us,”Christmas holidays ’81 with my friend Ryan, only recently found this image among some old photos from my Grandad’s house in a box, It’s from an old underexposed Polaroid photo so please excuse the scratches.

My Mum and …

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Sam chills with his new AT-AT! Christmas 1981

Same tells us… “Little” 13 year old me, on Christmas morning of 1981. I just HAD to have the AT-AT to go along with the Snowspeeder that I’d gotten for the previous Christmas (The AT-AT wasn’t available until ’81). It …

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Chris rests among his wonderful Christmas Star Wars treasures. 1982

So many great Star Wars presents! Years of fun lie ahead, and most likely the creation of a Star Wars collector for life. Merry Christmas, indeed! …