Salacious Crumb™ Prop Replica – Signature Edition
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Cackling at the side of intergalactic gangster, Jabba the Hutt™, Salacious B. Crumb™, a Kowakian™ Monkey-Lizard who worked his way into the hearts of Star Wars™ fans around the world when Star Wars: Return of the Jedi™ first hit theaters in 1983.
Regal Robot™ is proud to present our new, dual-signature edition Salacious Crumb Prop Replica. This 1:1 static polyresin statue was developed with extensive first-hand examination of the original prop puppet. This highly detailed recreation was hand-sculpted by Tony McVey, the original artist who sculpted and fabricated the original puppet for the production of the film, giving this piece unique lineage.
Each of the 150 pieces in this limited, signature edition will be made in the U.S.A. and hand finished by the FX artists in our New York studio. The accompanying metal plaque is signed by both the original sculptor, Tony McVey, and the character’s on-set performer, Tim Rose.
Read more about the creation of this replica in the “Recreating an Artifact” section below!
- Limited Dual-Signature Edition of just 150 pieces
- 1:1 prop replica, hand-sculpted by Tony McVey, who sculpted the character for the original film
- Includes hand-numbered, metal plaque signed by original prop sculptor Tony McVey & performer Tim Rose
- Developed with extensive research and first-hand examination of the the original prop puppet
- Made in the U.S.A. and hand-painted by our talented FX artists, making each a unique work of art
- Static Polyresin statue with glass eyes and faux hair
- Includes themed resin pedestal with faux leather detailing. Replica can be displayed on or off the pedestal.
- Ships in a double corrugated box with die-cut EPS foam insert. Ears, arms, legs and tail all remove for safe shipping.
- Includes Lucasfilm Certificate of Authenticity
- Numbers will be allocated based on the order checkout is completed
- These replicas are in-production in our studios, being hand-finished and shipping in small waves. We expect shipping to continue through Fall 2022. If you’ve ordered, you’ll receive an email with tracking as soon as yours ships.
Continental US shipping is $99. Please contact us before ordering for a quote for shipping to AK, HI, military bases outside of the continental US, Puerto Rico or Guam . The size of this item will incur additional shipping cost to those locations.
We are only permitted to ship Star Wars products to addresses within the US, US military bases, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Recreating an Artifact
“Watching classic making-of documentaries as a kid, where, at the time, he was referred to as, “Jabba’s right hand bird,” Salacious B. Crumb immediately caught my eye. Tim Rose, the character’s performer, shot these great scenes with Salacious talking to the camera and discussing the various creatures in Jabba’s palace™. There’s a magic to puppetry. Even in these unpolished scenes, there’s an immediacy and connection that comes from that art form, imbuing character and life.
We were fortunate enough to spend an extended amount of time with the original puppet, taking measurements and photos to assist in creating this prop replica. I was absolutely thrilled when my friend, Tony McVey, who not only sculpted and fabricated the original puppet for the film, but also had a major role in designing the character, agreed to sculpt our replica.
Tony and I worked together to ensure that our recreation captured not just the character, but the details and vibe of that prop. Where the original film puppet’s body was fabricated foam and latex, Tony sculpted beautiful, organic wrinkling. This gives our resin replica that very specific “fabricated” look that old-school movie creature work so often has. Once Tony wrapped work on the statue, Regal Robot artist Patrick Louie sculpted and paint mastered the faux stone base, including a rough, hand-carved interpretation of Jabba the Hutt’s tattoo. The addition of distressed faux leather and suede help capture the feel of Jabba’s dais, where we most often saw Salacious Crumb seated and laughing.
Along with Max Frey, I personally paint mastered the statue and our team will reproduce that paint, by hand, for each piece in this limited edition. I can’t wait to get them into the hands of collectors and fans!”
– Tom Spina (Regal Robot founder)
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Approximate Product Measurements (including pedestal):
Width – 16″
Depth – 22″
Height – 28.25″
Weight – 15 pounds
Approximate specs (Pedestal Only) – 11.5″ wide x 11.5″ deep x 11.25″ tall – 7 pounds
Primary Materials – Polyurethane resin, metal plaque, plastic plaque stand
This edition will ship in a double corrugated box with a die-cut EPS foam insert. Ears, arms, legs and tail all remove for safe shipping.
Shipping Box Approximate Measurements (subject to change):
Box 1 – 30″ x 24″ x 12″ – approximately 17 lbs.
Box 2 – 14″ x 14″ x 14″ – approximately 10 lbs.
We are only permitted to ship Star Wars products to addresses within the USA, US Military bases, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Made in the USA
Accessories shown in lifestyle images must be purchased separately.
Not a toy, not intended for children.
Each statue is hand painted and may have hair applied by hand. Expect some natural variation from piece to piece.