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Description: Vader is obsessed with finding the young Rebel who destroyed the Death Star, believing him to be the offspring of Anakin Skywalker. Following up on a probe droid lead, Vader identifies the Rebel base on Hoth but arrives too late, as the last of the Rebels flee Echo Base.
Comments: This is described as a running change variant, where different figure is swapped for the original production figure part way through a production run. Compare to the first SL06 Vader. This example was produced for the Mexican market, as evidenced by the language sticker on the front of the card.
2002 Mexican Convention Exclusive Power of the Jedi Silver Anniversary Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader: Final Duel
Description: This 25th Anniversary Final Duel set, along with the 25th Anniversary Han Solo/Chewbacca, was an exclusive for the 2002 Mexican “Tercera Convencion”, a Star Wars Convention in Mexico City. Limited to only 120 numbered pieces and autographed by David Prowse, this is one of the rarest and most valuable Darth Vader pieces ever.
Photos courtesy of Jack G.
Description: Encouraged by the Emperor to fight his own son Luke in a lightsaber duel, Darth Vader discovers his son has become a powerful Jedi. But Vader discovers his son’s true strength when Luke puts down his lightsaber to sacrifice himself rather than take the life of his father. When the enraged Emperor turns to destroy Luke, the former Anakin Skywalker has one last chance for redemption.