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About mffanrodders

A long time Science Fiction fan and Star Wars collector, my collection focus has taken a turn towards Han Solo's iconic Star Ship and I thought that i'd start this blog to keep track of my collection of Millennium Falcon related stuff as i progress.

Swarovski Crystal Covered Millennium Falcon

Swarovski have had their Star Wars licence for a few years now and they released two lines. A series of lovely collectible figurines which were in the mid range price bracket. These were about the size of the Kenner/Hasbro action … Continue reading

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NZ Mint Shaped Millennium Falcon Silver Coin

Collecting has been really slow over the last few months, so i was delighted to see that the NZ Mint released a beautiful Silver shaped Coin of the Millennium Falcon. The high relief really brings out the detail and I … Continue reading

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Star Wars Cockpits Book by Marc Hagan-Guirey

It’s not too often that I see pop up stuff relating to the Falcon. Perhaps the occasional birthday card, or some such. This book of Star Wars Cockpits by Marc Hagan-Guirey (aka Paperdandy) is pretty innovative and creative and features … Continue reading

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Joe “Solo” Mauer bobblehead

Another sporting souvenir that fits nicely into my collection is this bobblehead of Joe “Solo” Mauer at one of the Millennium Falcon gunnery stations. It’s about 12 cms long and made from a high quality plastic. As with the others, … Continue reading

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Met Solo and Chewbacca Bobblehead

I have a couple of Millennium Falcon stadium figurines that were available at various US sporting events on Star Wars day and I really like them. They’re pretty unique for a UK collection, so I thought that I’d look for … Continue reading

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Star Wars Ships and Vehicles Partwork from Altaya

French company Altaya have started to release a Vessels and Vehicles partwork magazine. At the moment, it’s only available in France, but i’m hoping that a DeAgostini release will follow in the UK soon. The Sequel Trilogy Millennium Falcon was … Continue reading

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“Scoundrels” by Al Abbazia

Dark Ink also released Al Abbazia’s “Scoundrels” print for their May the Fourth celebrations this year. Also limited to an edition size of 250, the print is $50 and 24″ by 16″. Unfortunately, they’re not shipping to the UK for … Continue reading

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“Yahooo!” by Rob Surette

May the Fourth is always and expensive time of the year for us Star Wars collectors. Amongst the offerings from Dark Ink this year is Rob Surette’s wonderful “Yahooo!“, which shows Han and Chewie’s timely intervention in Luke’s attack run … Continue reading

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Rebel Alliance watch from the Bradford Exchange

I check in to the Bradford Exchange website from time to time just to see if their “Get Me Out of Here” diorama is released in the UK. They can be pretty random in what they release and I often … Continue reading

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Dejarik “Holochess” figures from Regal Robot

Regal Robot have been producing high quality Star Wars items for some time now. Mostly niche items, such as home decor and prop replicas of concept designs. I’ve been quietly watching them for a while now, but as yet, they’ve … Continue reading

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