Bootleg - US - Star Wars Vending Machine Stickers (1977)


Issuing stickers in vending machines was quite popular during the late seventies and early eighties. This type of vending machine has even made a comeback today. Typically stickers were roughly the size of a trading card, and were inserted between a folded piece of cardboard to protect the sticker as it was distributed from the vending machine. Vending machines could be found at a number of locations popular with kids who attempted to complete full 'sets' of stickers. This set of eight different stickers was apparently a bootleg set not licensed by Lucasfilm. The quality of the stickers is very poor.

Although a bootleg item from the time of the original films, it is not uncommon to find these stickers in collections or being sold as part of odd-lots on eBay.

Thanks to my friend Andy for the sample image shown.

Card Values
  set value: $10
  single: $1

Find them on ebay, or trade for them in the Marketplace
Card NumberDescription
no numberMay the Force Be With You
no numberPrincess Leia
no numberHan Solo
no numberC-3P0
no numberDarth Vader
no numberChewbacca
no numberLuke Skywalker
no numberDarth Vader Lives