Figuritas/Topps - Argentina - Star Wars Cards and Album (1977)


Special thanks to my friend Andy for information on this card set from Argentina. I've put down the company names as Figuritas/Topps simply because Figuritas is the most prominent word on the cover of the album, and therefore someone looking for information on this set might tend to look for that word. The cards appear to have been made by an Argentinian subsidiary of Topps. I'm afraid my information for this set is a bit limited, but it is known to exist.

The set contains 66 cards (just like the American card set), 11 character images (again, just like the stickers for the American set) and 16 puzzle piece images that combined to make the Star Wars poster image. Unlike the American set, this card set also had an album the cards could be pasted into (somewhat like a sticker album).

Unfortunately, the existence of the album probably means a lot of these cards did get glued into albums, making it more difficult to find them in good condition.

Cards were identical to the U.S. cards, having a blue star field border and red starburst containing the card number, but each card had Le Guerra de las Galaxias as a title on the card front, instead of a description of the card scene.

The sample image on this page shows the front of the card album.

For simplicity, I have used the US checklist to show what images were on each card in this set. Cards did not have captions like the US cards, so these are the US captions.

Card Values
  set value: $?
  unopened box: $?
  single: $1
  album: $10-20
  wrapper: $1-2

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Card NumberDescription
1Luke Skywalker
2See-Threepio and Artoo-Detoo
3The Little Droid, Artoo-Deetoo
4Space Pirate Han Solo
5Princess Leia Organa
6Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
7The Villainous Darth Vader
8Grand Moff Tarkin
9Rebels Defend Their Starship!
10Princess Leia - Captured!
11Artoo is Imprisoned by the Jawas
12The Droids are Reunited!
13A Sale on Droids
14Luke Checks Out his New Droid
15Artoo-Detoo is Left Behind!
16Jawas of Tatooine
17Lord Vader Threatens Princess Leia!
18Artoo-Detoo is Missing!
19Searching for the Little Droid
20Hunted by the Sandpeople!
21The Tusken Raiders
22Rescued by Ben Kenobi
23See-Threepio is Injured!
24Stormtroopers Seek the Droids!
25Luke Rushes to his Loved Ones
26A Horrified Luke Sees His Family Killed
27Some Repairs for See-Threepio
28Luke Agrees to Join Ben Kenobi
29Stopped by Stormtroopers
30Han in the Millennium Falcon
31Sighting the Death Star
32Lord Vader's Guards
33The Droids in the Control Room
34See-Threepio Diverts the Guards
35Luke and Han as Stormtroopers
36Blast of the Laser Rifle!
37Cornered in the Labyrinth
38Luke and Han in the Refuse Room
39Steel Walls Close in on Our Heroes!
40Droids Rescue Their Masters!
41Facing the Deadly Chasm
42Stormtroopers Attack!
43Luke Prepares to Swing Across the Chasm
44Han and Chewie Shoot it Out!
45The Light Saber
46A Desperate Moment for Ben
47Luke Prepares for the Battle
48Artoo-Detoo is Loaded Aboard
49The Rebels Monitor the Raid
50Rebels Leaders Wonder About Their Fate!
51See-Threepio and Princess Leia
52Who Will Win the Final Star War?
53Battle in Outer Space!
54The Victors Receive Their Reward
55Han, Chewie and Luke
56A Day of Rejoicing
57Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
58Harrison Ford as Han Solo
59Alec Guinness as Ben Kenobi
60Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin
61Mark Hamill in Control Room
62Lord Vader's Stormtroopers
63May the Force be With You!
64Governor of Imperial Outlands
65Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill
66Amazing Robot See-Threepio
Character Images (Same as US Stickers)
01Luke Skywalker
02Princess Leia Organa
03Han Solo
04Chewbacca the Wookie
07Lord Darth Vader
08Grand Moff Tarkin
09Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
10Tusken Raider
11X-Wing versus TIE Fighter
Puzzle Images
16 cards that combine to show poster image

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