SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

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    SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    Hi fellow Fett heads,

    I'm having a great found parts month first i find a real Glenross dental expansion part and now a SuperTrooper Cape. This was a late night eBay find i picked up when my baby couldn't sleep, thanks Mia-Fett
    OK...Is it real? is it not? Help me out Peeps.
    Condition: i would give it a 6 at best, its a bit worn. it dose have nice color and there's a tag on it that looks to have a "78" on it, maybe.

    Here's the pics let me know what yalls think. Thank you

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    You are some sort of luck jem for TDH lol!!

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    good score on the towel.Been after one myself for a long time,but alas I can never found one.

    why would you think its not the real deal? lot of work to fake for what it is. I did have word on the grapevine of someone doing a run of them as a replica,but its not happened yet. plus these would be brand new and not show any of the age yours has.

    great find

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    full metal fett said: View Post
    why would you think its not the real deal? lot of work to fake for what it is.
    here's info from Art's post when he found his


    " Originally Posted by tk7602 i wonder if the one on the supertrooper was actually fringed or if it was just a ratty old towel that was falling apart.
    No... it isn't the right one. I have seen the right one and it did have a fringe.... unfortunately it was folded and I wasn't sure it was right so I passed on it.. Wish I had snagged it now. This one will be a place holder until another real one comes up."

    Read more here ==> TDH Wiki - Vintage Star Wars Beach Towel, cant do that anymore

    I was able to find a better pic of the tag. what I thought was a "78" was nothing more that a zip\post code.
    img_3703-jpg
    this tag looks just like mine if it were new.

    The towel I have is vintage, 56" x "31" its big, one side is fringed from use. I could easily create the same look on the other side. I believe the fringed look was added to the SuperTrooper Fett cape to look more rustic and to give it more of a Eastwood poncho appearance.
    Last edited by Syper; Feb 7, 2014 at 6:46 PM.

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    fixed tag pic

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    My towel doesn't match yours. NOOO did I get a replica.

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    Re: SuperTrooper Cape / Towel

    I believe yours is real Mr. Mine has it's own damage issues. Yours also has better color whereas mine is more faded.


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