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Admiral Piett Militaries of Star Wars 12 inch Figure
Jay Cochran - January 08, 2009





Item Number: 2191

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Est. Ship Date: 2nd Qtr 2009

Limited Edition: TBD

Product Summary

The Admiral Piett 12 inch Figure features:

- Authentic likeness of Admiral Piett
- Fully articulated Prometheus male body with 30+ points of articulation
- Interchangeable plastic and cloth officer caps
- Tunic with officer rank badge
- Pants
- Boots
- Detailed belt with holster
- Officer blaster pistol
- Stormtrooper blaster
- Interchangeable hands
- 12-inch Figure Display Base with 'Star Wars' logo

Product Specifications
License: Star Wars
Product Type: 12 inch Figure
Product Size: 12" H (304.8mm)*
Product Weight: 3.00 lbs (1.36 kg)*
Box Size: 17.00" H (431.8mm) x 9.00" W (228.6mm) x 6.00" L (152.4mm)*
Est. Shipping Weight: 4.00 lbs (1.81 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.

Artist: The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Product Backstory
Ruthless and terrifying, the military forces of the Galactic Empire are the means by which Emperor Palpatine enforces and maintains his rule of terror throughout the galaxy. In the waning days of the Old Republic, the ability of the Jedi Knights to maintain peace and order among its citizens was put to the test in the face of the droid armies of the Separatist Movement. Under the direction of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, a Grand Army of the Republic was created to counter the increasing Separatist threat. Fueled by the onset of the Clone Wars, the resulting military buildup provided Palpatine with a standing army of over a million clone units that were completely loyal and unquestioning in their obedience. Revealing himself to be a Sith Lord, Palpatine used his army to wipe out the Jedi Knights and cement his position as the tyrannical leader of the newly formed Galactic Empire.

No longer comprised exclusively of clones, the Imperial Military now adds to its massive numbers through forced enlistment and volunteer recruitment through the Imperial Academy. Whether the vast ground forces of the Imperial Army garrisons or the skilled pilots of the Imperial Navy, the soldiers of the Empire are the most highly trained and well-equipped fighting force in the galaxy. Fiercely devoted to the will of Emperor Palpatine, they have earned their reputation as merciless and unflinching troops and commanders who carry out their orders with grim efficiency or face the ultimate consequence.

As an attentive Captain aboard Vader's Super Star Destroyer, the Executor, Piett was more creatively minded than his by-the-manual superior, Admiral Ozzel. After Ozzel committed a fatal mistake during the hunt for the Rebels, Darth Vader rather dramatically 'dismissed' Ozzel, and promoted Piett to Admiral. Piett served in this capacity during the Battle of Endor, where he perished when an A-wing starfighter crashed into the Executor's bridge.




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