Posted by D_Martin on March 12, 2009 at 10:07 PM CST



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Admiral Ackbar Life-Size Bust

Product Summary
Sideshow is proud to announce the latest addition to the STAR WARS Life-Size Bust series, Admiral Ackbar. The Admiral Ackbar Life-Size Bust captures every detail of the Mon Calamari leader. The bust is cast in durable fiberglass with a polystone skin, hand crafted and hand painted to Sideshow's museum quality standard. Standing roughly two and half feet high, the Admiral Ackbar Life-Size Bust is sure to become the centerpiece of your STAR WARS collection.

Product Specifications
License: Star Wars
Product Type: Life-Size Bust
Product Size: 28" H (711.2mm) x 13" W (330.2mm) x 18" D (457.2mm)*
Product Weight: 33.00 lbs (14.97 kg)*
Box Size: 32.00" H (812.8mm) x 15.00" W (381mm) x 22.00" L (558.8mm)*
Est. Shipping Weight: 33.00 lbs (14.97 kg)*

* Product size and weight are approximate values. Est. Ship Weight is an estimated value for U.S. shipping calculated by item, box and shipping materials. International (non-EU) shipping costs are based on dimensional weight, click here for more information.

Artists
Don Rutherford
Howard Senft
Darth Rimmer
Jared Chapman
The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Product Backstory
The commander of the Alliance Fleet, Admiral Ackbar led the Rebel capital ships into the Battle of Endor. A member of the Mon Calamari species, Ackbar and his people manned the distinctive warships supplied to the Rebellion by their aquatic culture.

Ackbar developed the attack strategy for the Battle of Endor, and commanded the Mon Calamari Star Cruiser Home One. The combination of his proven military tactics and General Lando Calrissian's unorthodox maneuvers were enough to secure victory in the Alliance's most important battle.

Beyond the qualifications of his great skills and sterling character, Ackbar was a symbol to the rest of the galaxy: a symbol that the Alliance is fighting for everyone, no matter what their background or origin. The Empire, in contrast, has made discrimination against non-humans a longstanding policy.
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