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Panini - Europe - Star Wars Stickers and Album - 1977

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German Album Cover Card Values
::  set value: $30-40
::  unopened box: $30
::  single: $0.25
::  album: $5-10

Sticker images can be seen at Andy's site

Panini issued a number of different albums for stickers in various countries in 1977, 1980, and 1983. In America, only a Return of the Jedi album was issued, but several countries were given a chance to collect and paste stickers for Star Wars and the Empire Strikes Back as well. There doesn't seem to have been a particular pattern for how albums were distributed. Unlike the European albums issued in 1997, these albums were completely unique to each country, making them a fun collectible.

The German Star Wars album is large in size, with great artwork on the cover showing the various characters, and a very well-lit death star. The inside cover provides some interesting background for the film. All text in the album is in German. A title a the top of the page proclaims, "Ein Abenteuer Im Jahr 3000." Today, we would never think of Star Wars taking part in a particular year, and certainly not in the year 3000!

The introduction explains that Star Wars is George Lucas' third film, and gives brief details on THX-1138 and American Graffiti. The description for Star Wars includes a brief note on each of the characters, including a statement that "Ce-Dreipeo" and "Erzwo-Dezwo" (C-3P0 and R2) are reminiscent of "Dick und Doof."

The album allowed collectors to collect a total of 256 stickers. I have detailed them below with descriptions of the pictures they formed. Where multiple stickers are used to form a single image, they are listed together.

Checklist
Card NumberDescription
1 The heroes face the audience at the awards ceremony.
2 - 7 Artwork of X-Wings in flight.
8 Star Destroyer chasing the rebel ship.
9 A different view of the chase.
10 The rebel ship is raised into the Star Destroyers bay.
11 Rebel troops prepare to defend their ship.
12 Leia gives R2 the plans.
13 - 14 Stormtroopers
15 Stormtroopers searching the ship.
16 - 17 Darth Vader arrives at the battle.
18 Interrogating Captain Antilles.
19 - 20 C-3P0 and R2
21 View from the escape pod.
22 Leia with her blaster.
23 Vader confronts Leia.
24 C-3P0 in the desert.
25 R2 in the desert.
26 Jawas aim their stun gun.
27 - 28 The Jawas carry away R2.
29 - 32 Artwork of a Sandcrawler.
33 Jawas prepare to raise R2 into their Sandcrawler.
34 Placing a restraining bolt.
35 - 37 Droids before the sandcrawler.
38 Jawa fiddles with R5-D4.
39 C-3P0 and Luke talk.
40 - 43 Luke looks at R5-D4.
44 - 47 Luke and the droids in the repair shed.
48 Luke fixes C-3P0.
49 The hologram of Leia.
50 - 51 Luke and C-3P0 outside the shed.
52 Luke in his landspeeder.
53 - 54 Luke and the droids in the desert.
55 Luke uses his binoculars to look at the Tusken Raiders.
56 A Tusken Raider.
57 - 58 The Tusken Raider attacks Luke.
59 Raiding Luke's landspeeder.
60 Obi-Wan Kenobi
61 - 64 Luke, the droids and Obi-Wan.
65 Luke and Obi-Wan help up a wounded C-3P0.
66 - 67 Inside Obi-Wan's hut.
68 Watching the image of Leia.
69 Vader and Tarkin
70 - 71 Cleaning up around the Jawa Sandcrawler.
72 Luke discovers his family.
73 - 76 Stormtroopers surround Luke's landspeeder.
77 Luke in his landspeeder.
78 Han and Chewie
79 Luke and Obi-Wan
80 Han Solo
81 Inspecting the Falcon
82 Sandtroopers on the streets of Mos Eisley.
83 - 86 Arriving at the Falcon.
87 Stormtroopers at the space port.
88 Han and Chewie fire back.
89 - 91 Fallen stormtroopers at the spaceport.
92 Luke and Obi-Wan strap in for the ride.
93 Watching the Falcon take off.
94 Han Solo
95 A pair of Star Destroyers.
96 Entering hyperspace.
97 - 98 In the cockpit of the Falcon.
99 A captive Leia.
100 Leia
101 Tarkin
102 Tarkin questions Leia.
103 Tarkin, Leia and Darth Vader watch the destruction of Alderaan.
104 The Death Star fires.
105 - 108 Inside the Millennium Falcon.
109 Luke practices with his lightsaber.
110 The Death Star
111 Tarkin discusses issues with the Moffs.
112 Arguing about Imperial policies.
113 - 116 Stormtroopers guard a captured Falcon.
117 Luke and Han in the Death Star control room.
118 Han and Chewie
119 Luke and the Droids
120 Luke hands Han the binders.
121 C-3P0
122 Leia in prison.
123 - 126 The escapees discuss their plan.
127 Stormtroopers on guard.
128 Luke and Leia reach a dead end.
129 Luke and Leia trapped.
130 Luke and Leia swing.
131 - 134 C-3P0 and R2 at a Death Star computer.
135 Trapped in the prison bay.
136 Obi-Wan disables a tractor beam.
137 Obi-Wan and Darth Vader duel.
138 Obi-Wan
139 - 140 Two Jedi duel.
141 Luke shouts "No!"
142 Stormtroopers fire.
143 A Stormtrooper firing.
144 Vader inspects the Falcon.
145 - 146 Running toward the Falcon.
147 Han and Leia entering the Falcon.
148 Chewie
149 Chewie and Han
150 Han inside the Falcon.
151 The Falcon escapes.
152 Leia and Chewie in the cockpit.
153 - 156 The Falcon
157 - 160 A Star Destroyer
161 Darth Vader
162 Han Solo
163 TIE Fighter
164 Luke preparing to fight the TIEs
165 TIEs approach the Falcon
166 - 167 C-3P0 inside the Falcon
168 R2 extinguishes a fire.
169 The Falcon's guns fire.
170 Han hits a TIE.
171 - 172 Luke hits a TIE.
173 A happy Luke.
174 - 175 Luke is consoled by Leia.
176 C-3P0 all tangled up.
177 Luke and Han in the cockpit.
178 A concentrating Han Solo.
179 - 181 General Dodonna briefs the troops.
182 At the briefing.
183 Luke before his X-Wing.
184 - 187 X-Wings in a hangar.
188 Han takes his reward.
189 Chewie with the reward.
190 A pensive Luke.
191 Climbing up to the X-Wing cockpit.
192 - 193 R2 is raised into the X-Wing.
194 Luke in his X-Wing gear.
195 - 196 Artwork of X-Wings being prepared for battle.
197 The Death Star approaches.
198 Yavin Sentry
199 X-Wings in formation.
200 - 201 X-Wing
202 X-Wings
203 Luke in his X-Wing.
204 Biggs
205 - 207 Artwork of the Death Star.
208 X-Wings above the Death Star.
209 Leia watches the battles progress.
210 - 211 Leia and C-3P0
212 The Death Star
213 Tarkin and Vader
214 The Imperials make battle plans.
215 - 218 X-Wing fires on Darth's TIE
219 X-Wings
220 TIEs in formation.
221 - 223 TIE battles X-Wing.
224 - 229 Artwork of an X-Wing above the Death Star.
230 TIE Fighter
231 X-Wing
232 Hutch
233 - 235 Artwork of TIE and X-Wing battle.
236 Crashing into the Death Star.
237 A victorious Han.
238 - 239 Artwork of an X-Wing in the Death Star trench.
240 The Death Star explodes.
241 - 244 The awards ceremony.
245 Han winks at Leia.
246 Leia
247 -248 Han, Luke and Chewie approach the dais.
249 - 250 Luke Skywalker
251 -252 Princess Leia
253 - 254 Han and Chewie
255 - 256 C-3P0 and R2


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