Vintage "Star Wars" character figurines can be found online through specialty toy stores such as Dallas Vintage Toys and Brian's Toys, as well as through Internet auction sites such as eBay. Many independent comic book and toy stores carry a limited selection of vintage figurines as well.
Brian's Toys allows users to view its selection of vintage "Star Wars" figurines directly through its website. Listings can be sorted by type of toy or figurine, price range, manufacturer and toy line. The site also allows customers searching for a figurine of a specific character, such as C-3PO or Han Solo, to browse through all toys that feature that character. Each listing contains a picture of the toy, its price and pertinent details about it, including its condition and year of creation.
Auction sites such as eBay are frequently used to buy and sell vintage figurines. Many sellers post lots of toys, which can contain dozens of different items. Most lots consist of a complete or partially complete collection, usually themed around a specific line of figurines or character. Customers can use eBay's seller rating system to read through reviews written by other customers who previously purchased form that seller to judge her trustworthiness.