QMX Millennium Falcon cut away model.

I’ve been hoping for some time that QMX would follow up their stunning cutaway Serenity model and it appears that my wish has been granted. One of the guys over at Rebelscum posted these photos of a cutaway model of the a millennium Falcon that’s on display at the QMX stand at this years SDCC.

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Even the base looks pretty cool and I’m very glad to see that they’ve gone with the Original Trilogy, but I do find myself wondering if they’ll release a second version with a slightly different interior as detailed by Kemp Remillard in The Force Awakens cutaway drawings.

i have been told that is approximately 18″ long. It’s exquisitely detailed and i wouldn’t like to hazard a guess on how much this will retail for. I read that it’s estimated to be between $500 and $700, but I really can’t see something this intricate being that priced that low. Anyway, I for one can’t wait for an official word on this.

For more information, keep an eye on the QMX website or the Rebelscum forums, but i will keep you posted. I find myself thinking how far away an QMX Artisan model of the Falcon will be.

A little Eater Egg. If you look to the right of the Side port where the ramp is you can see the yellow containers of Han’s unspent reward as seen in A New Hope is stored. Thanks to datrktrooper99 for the heads up and the photos. I hope to get access to more photos once Shadow returns from the con tomorrow.

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Little Reys Destiny by Nick Scurfield

New from ACME is “Little Rey’s Destiny” by Nick Scurfield which continues his Destiny series of prints with characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Little Reys Destiny by Nick ScurfieldI already have Little Han’s Destiny and Little Chewie’s Destiny but i’ll probably wait a while before picking one of these up.

The prints are limited to an edition size of 150 and is 13″ by 19″. The price is $89.

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Millennium Falcon in Hyperspace by Christopher Clark

Millennium Falcon in Hyperspace” is an officially licenced artwork by American Artist Christopher Clark. This painting really gives the sensation of speed and i love the lighting on the Hyperspace effect, something i imagine would be difficult to pull off.

Millennium-Falcon-in-Hyperspace-webYou can even see Han and Chewie piloting the Falcon in the cockpit. A nice touch IMO.

Millennium-Falcon-in-Hyperspace-web Detail 1Prints are available from The Incredible Art Gallery for $395 and is limited to an edition size of 95 pieces. They’re also a fair size at 21″ by 37″, so you get a lot of print for your money. As you can see in the two detail shots below, you can really pick out the paint that has been applied. It’s almost as if it’s been done with a pallet knife. It’s a tactile look and i almost want to run my fingers over it.

Millennium-Falcon-in-Hyperspace-web Detail 2Millennium-Falcon-in-Hyperspace-web Detail 3I did send an enquiry about the original and Christopher was gracious enough to get back to me straight away. The original has yet to be priced, but you’re probably looking at around $6, 000, which isn’t too bad for a licensed original. George Lucas has first refusal on the originals for all licensed artwork, so it may not necessarily be available.

I’d love to see that collection as there’s got to be a book in there somewhere. Still, at least we know where all those lovely originals are going. (In wonder if he has that stunning Grimaldi piece?)

For those interested in picking up one of the limited edition prints, use the promotional code “incredible” for a 10% discount.

 

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Barnes and Noble Giveaway

My friend Brian has been alerting me to some fabulous finds recently. Today he pointed me toward this exclusive print that Barnes and Noble are giving away to celebrate the release of Chuck Wendig’s Life Debt.

Barnes and Noble Giveaway

The other side has a print called Mr. Bones.

Mr. Bones

I cannot find any information on the artist or the dimensions of the print. I have preordered from their website, so i am really hoping they send through the poster. Otherwise i’m going to have to Ebay it.

Life Debt will be release on July 12th 2016.

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USAF 965th Airborne Air Control Patch

I picked this cool little patch where the Millennium Falcon has an AWACS radar instead of it’s rectenna. The patch for the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron and i thought it would by a nice addition to my small but growing collection of patches.

USAF 965th Air Control Patch

The patch itself is about 4″.

I’m guessing that the “Red Flag 2016” is an exersize that the 965th participated in? An interesting site called USmilitarypatches.com had them on their database, so i guess it’s genuine. Still, it’s interesting enough.

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Millenium Falcon stationary set

New to my collection is this really nice stationary set. It comes with a rather nice note book, a stylus pen, key ring and badge all with a Millennium Falcon blueprint motiff.

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The key ring is printed ink rather thank etched, so be wary of it wearing out if you use it.SR71985-Star-Wars-Millennium-Falcon-Stationery-Set-eMine cost me £30 from ebay and i have to say that it was a really pleasant surprise. I need to get a second one so that i can use it.

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Gambler’s Rush by Raymond Swanland

ACME Archives have released this beautiful work by Raymond Swanland of the Millennium Falcon being chased by a Tie Fighter through an asteroid field.

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Called “Gambler’s Rush” I think It’s beautifully detailed and it really gives you a sense of speed and danger. I seriously need to save some cash to get one of these.

It’s 20″ by 30″ and available in both canvas Edition for $395 and paper edition for $165.

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