Christmas Morning, 1978: Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, and Adventure People

Christmas 1978-2

Another shot starring the Death Star and the Daredevil Sports Van, not to mention all the major Battlestar Galactica vehicles, via Darrick Bachman. I also see a Tie Fighter, a die-cast X-Wing Fighter package, a Spider-Man Mobile Crime Lab (below, via Jon Knutson), and a Nylint Trail Blazer (below, via eBay).

Spidey Crime Lab 1978

Nylint Trailblazer

Nylint Trailblazer-2

7 Responses to “Christmas Morning, 1978: <em>Star Wars</em>, </em>Battlestar Galactica</em>, and Adventure People”


  1. 1 BJB December 3, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Wow Darrick was really lucky to get all of that! I think I received a Meccano set that year.

    • 2 2W2N December 3, 2015 at 7:38 pm

      I also was not this lucky. I think I got the Death Star in ’79.

      • 3 BJB December 3, 2015 at 8:25 pm

        I was cursed with a birthday near Christmas, so what that meant is I would get combined Christmas/birthday gifts, although it would allow me to get them a bit earlier.

        I might have a picture from that Christmas, if I find it and it is interesting I will send it your way. It was taken on a Kodak instant camera, so I think the resolution and clarity is not all that good.

  2. 5 narvo December 4, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Nailed it. I wonder what that poster is?

  3. 7 T May 27, 2016 at 2:50 am

    Sadly, a lot of kids who received the missle-firing Battlestar Galactica toys ended up choking on the missles.


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