Kenner’s “The Force” Lightsaber: A Whistling Vintage Lightsaber Toy

“The Force” Lightsaber is a vintage lightsaber toy produced from 1980 to 1984. “The Force” Lightsaber is the second toy lightsaber manufactured by the toy company, Kenner. An officially licensed Star Wars toy, “The Force” Lightsaber toy extends over three feet long and whistles, whirs and howls when the user swings and twirls the lightsaber … Read more

What is a Graflex clamp? | Lightsaber Terminology

Graflex clamp

A Graflex clamp is a lightsaber part comprised of a metal fastening assembly that encircles the midsection of a vintage 1930s/1940s era Graflex 3 Cell Flashgun. Although the mounting clamp is designed to attach to the flashgun to the camera, Star Wars prop makers salvaged and slightly modified a real world Graflex 3 Cell Flashgun … Read more

What is a bubble strip? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber bubble strip

A lightsaber bubble strip, sometimes called a bubble card, is a greeblie (i.e. decorative piece) added to the activation box of a lightsaber hilt. Bubble Strip Usage on Lightsaber HiltsThe bubble strip is most commonly associated with lightsabers from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. All three lightsabers in Star Wars Episode IV: A … Read more