Hallmark has a cool new ceramic R2-D2 cupcake holder available that works similar to the cookie car they released earlier. When you remove the lid, you initiate the voice chip that chirps several of R2's familiar lines.
Bandai will be offering this 1:1 scaled R2-D2 3D wall figure next year in Japan for around $300. However you only get the front half of R2-D2. The back side does not exist, and has been removed perhaps to save space and cost on the offering which includes built in sounds with a motion detector to trigger them.
Santa Cruz Skateboards™ teamed up with Lucasfilm™ to present a new offering of Special Edition Star Wars™ collection of Decks and Cruzers. Known for some of the most incredible graphics in skateboarding history, Santa Cruz has created new, exclusive renditions of your favorite characters. The Star Wars Droids "Collector's Edition" is packaged in an action-figure, toy inspired blister pack and includes a laser etched numbered deck, matching laser cut Certificate of Authenticity, and even poster of the artwork that is on the deck. Also available in our "Shred Ready" version which is only the deck, without the with certificate of authenticity and blister packaging. Get yours at the NHS Fun Factory!
The entire R2-D2 Inlay graphic is constructed using Mapa Burl, Rustic Burl, Padouk, Rosewood, Movingui and Walnut Burl wood veneers that are then individually hand assembled. These incredibly unique decks are laser serial numbered with matching numbered Certificates of Authenticity and encased in its own custom foil printed and embossed, foam lined display box- a must have for both Star Wars™ and Santa Cruz Skateboards™ collectors. Get yours at the NHS Fun Factory!
Found this gem posted in the dedicated R2-D2 focus collectors thread over at Rebelscum.com. Toru Komuro posted the image mentioning he had obtained one. From where I have no idea, if you figure it out let me know!
Grab everyone's attention at the next band practice with this cool new leather guitar strap featuring R2-D2. Available from Peavey for only $39.99, they also have many other Star Wars designs available to suit all fans.
Here is another nice looking piece of R2-D2 luggage available now at Think Geek. It's got a telescoping handle and 360 swivel wheels for quick maneuvering in any air, sea, or spaceport you happen to be travelling to (or from). Priced at only $79.99, these are a must have for traveling to your next convention!
Check out this cool custom mold of Oscar the Grouch from Sesame Street inside a vintage R2-D2. Image is from the recent New Jersey Collector Con via Action Figure Adventures. Thanks to Had Bean for the heads up!
Check out this cool new Christmas themed R2-D2 cookie jar from Hallmark. When you remove the lid R2-D2 "whistles" Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Available both at retail and online, he can be yours for only $29.95. Special thanks to Chickaphant for the heads up!
My local ice hockey team, The Cincinnati Cyclones are celebrating Star Wars night (11/15/14) by handing out free lightsabers, and by rocking these sweet R2-D2 themed jerseys which are to be raffled off after the game for charity.
These sets have mainly been reported as being found at Walmart, but I saw these at Toys "R" Us the other night near the check out. Basically two mugs + two packs of hot chocolate mix = happy Star Wars fan(s).
Check out this cool new R2-D2 coming in 2015 from Bandai in their Star Wars Converge (Shokugan) line. The first wave also includes three other characters which includes Yoda, Darth Vader, and a Stormtrooper. You can check them all out right here. Thanks to the Astromech Collection for the heads up!
Any fan of Star Wars will flip over this mini rechargeable speaker featuring R2-D2! Connect any audio device via line-in jack to enjoy high-quality sound in a small, space-saving speaker. I saw these at Toys "R" Us the other night for about $25.