Bib Fortuna™ Concept Maquette Replica – Phil Tippett Signature Edition

$399.00

Available

UPDATE – this edition is now over 75% sold – Don’t delay, order yours today!

This signature edition Bib Fortuna™ Concept Maquette Replica is part of our Star Wars™ Archive Collection, a continuation and expansion of our work creating authentic replicas with impeccable lineage. 

This maquette was the first step in designing the classic Bib Fortuna character. With hands-on access to the original film artifact and high resolution 3D scanning, our team crafted a faithful recreation of the concept maquette for this fan-favorite from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi™. 

Legendary creature creator and head of the ILM creature shop for that film, Phil Tippett, hand-signed each of the metal plaques for this edition. 

At approximately 8 5/8” tall (including the wood display base), each is cast in solid, heavy resin. 100% made in the U.S.A., every replica in this edition is meticulously hand painted by the artists in our New York studio, making each a unique tribute to the artistry involved behind the scenes of our favorite films! 

Each statue in this signature edition includes a metal plaque and COA. Each is hand packed in a gloss black box with die-cut foam insert, and double-boxed for shipping.

  • Signature Edition is Limited to only 100 pieces 
  • Plaques are hand-signed by creature sculptor, Phil Tippett, then hand numbered 
  • Includes wood display base 
  • 1:1 scale to the original maquette 
  • Part of our Archive Collection, mastered from a high-resolution 3D scan of the original artifact 
  • Hand painted, making each a unique work of art 
  • Made in the U.S.A. 
  • Includes Regal Robot COA 
  • Special up-to-6-Month Payment Plan (with adjustable down payment
    and length options) available! See here for full payment plan details. 
  • Maquette numbers will be allocated based on the order checkout is completed. 
  • NOW SHIPPING! We have a small number of these in-stock and paid-in-full orders should ship in 1-2 weeks. Payment plan orders will ship according to our production schedule after the plan is completed and the item is paid in full. 

Continental US shipping is $24.99. Additional shipping fees may be due after checkout when shipping to AK, HI, Military bases outside of the continental US, Puerto Rico or Guam. Please feel free to contact us before ordering for a shipping estimate.

At this time, Star Wars™ products may only be shipped to addresses within the US and US Territories.

The Archive Collection - Recreating an Artifact

“When Star Wars: Return of the Jedi debuted, fans got their first glimpse of Bib Fortuna in the shadowed entryway of the palace of Jabba the Hutt™ but it was the classic, behind-the-scenes documentaries that showcased the work of Phil Tippett’s creature shop during the production of that 1983 film that were a big part of what led me to a life in the world of FX and movie monsters.

We’ve been so fortunate to work with Phil on many sold-out editions in the past and we’re thrilled to have him back as part of this extremely limited signature edition. 

I can’t wait to see this maquette in the collections of discerning prop and statue fans and Star Wars collectors!”

– Tom Spina (Regal Robot founder)

During the production of films, the creature effects team will often dream up new and fantastic aliens and beasts by creating small scaled sculptures, called “maquettes,” to showcase their ideas. From this menagerie of maquettes, the film’s director and producer choose which characters will be brought to life for the film as costumes or puppets and what roles they will play in the story.

Sculpted by creature shop head, Phil Tippett, this incredible design was chosen to become Bib Fortuna, Jabba the Hutt’s major domo. 

We are excited to share this new Archive Collection and look forward to sharing our latest art and characters with you. Be sure to follow @RegalRobot on social media to keep up with all of the new collectibles we have in the works.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Approximate Measurements (including display base):

Height –8 5/8″

Width – 3 3/4″

Depth –4″

Approximate Product Weight: 1 pounds, 4 ounces

Materials – Polyurethane resin, wood display base, metal plaque, plastic plaque stand.

Package Size:

ackaging Approximate Dimensions:

Width – 10″

Length – 10″

Depth – 6″

Shipping Approximate Dimensions:

12″ x 12″ x 10″ – 4 pounds

Delivery & Other Details

Star Wars products may only ship to addresses within the US and US Territories.

Made in the USA

Accessories shown in lifestyle images must be purchased separately.

Not a toy, not intended for children.

Hand painted item, expect some variations in the surface and finish.

Item is packaged in a gloss black box, with Star Wars branding label and hand-wrapped statue inside of a die-cut styrofoam insert.

Includes Regal Robot COA.

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