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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #45 on: October 4, 2003, 08:47 PM »
Sweet!  ;D  Well done!   ;)

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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #46 on: October 4, 2003, 11:43 PM »
When your done FEL, can you go do my shopping for me :-\  Please.
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #47 on: October 5, 2003, 01:33 AM »
I have one word Patience.  It has paid off, I wanted to buy a lot of my figures earlier, but decided to wait.

I got a Blue Snag for $40, Luke Stormtrooper (basically free) in a trade.  I had to buy the helmet for $35 though, but $35 for a well conditioned Luke Stormtrooper ain't bad.

Most of my figures I got for under $5 complete, and landed a bunch through trades.

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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #48 on: November 7, 2003, 12:00 AM »
Couldn't resist.

I needed about half of these, so even 10 with weapons is good for that price, IMO.  Condition looks ok and I believe I see an Imperial Gunner down in the corner.  

Good, bad or just average?  I think the latter, but it does fill a number of holes in ye olde vinty collection.
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #49 on: November 7, 2003, 08:31 AM »
Condition looks ok and I believe I see an Imperial Gunner down in the corner.

Looks like an Imperial Gunner to me!  8)  Even has the weapon, 3rd row, 3rd bottom from the left.

Very nice score IMO!  ;D  The Gunner alone is worth $35. plus!

Some parts from the Weapons Packet, 4 back packs, 4 weapons, 1 grappling hook & 1 utility belt.


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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #50 on: November 7, 2003, 08:43 AM »
I agree- good haul  :)    30 figs plus some weapons and the mail in pack- can't complain
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #51 on: November 7, 2003, 09:40 AM »
Good score.

You have a complete R2, C3PO, Gunner, Gamo Guard, Han Hoth, Dengar, FX7, and Hammerhead.

Plus a bunch of ther stuff to boot!


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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #52 on: November 7, 2003, 11:22 AM »
Well, I was hoping it was good, but didn't want to come right out and say so, lest I make a fool of myself.  

I've been fortunate to go slow and have lots of holes in the vinty collection, so lots like this are helpful in lots of ways.  I am ecstatic about the gunner and hopefully it is in good shape.  I'm really thrilled about the weapon being there too.  I needed 17 of those figures, so worst case scenario was $2 a piece.  A couple of the others could be upgrades too.  

Looks like 14 weapons so maybe 14 absolutely complete.  No idea about the sabers though.  I'm hoping the Ben is fine.  

I really was planning to not buy anything in the short term, but after looking at my last 17 thread, I just couldn't let it go by :)
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #53 on: November 27, 2003, 12:57 AM »
This is my latest win and I think I scored pretty good:

Tie Fighter

The sad thing is before I bid on this the seller had a Ewok Battle Wagon MINT with the box, instructions, and planetary map for a BIN of $40!!!!!!! This thing could go for $200++ in that condition.
 
I was ready to bid but decided to investigate the feedback, and read the auction a little more carefully and when I went to bid it was too late. So I checked his other auctions and kept refreshing untill the Tie came up. I also passed on an X-Wing mint with box for $25. Those BIN's are scary, if you don't buy it right away it's gone, but if you do and don't fully read the description, shipping, feedback, etc, you can get burned.
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #54 on: November 27, 2003, 01:28 AM »
Couldn't resist.

I needed about half of these, so even 10 with weapons is good for that price, IMO.  Condition looks ok and I believe I see an Imperial Gunner down in the corner.  

Good, bad or just average?  I think the latter, but it does fill a number of holes in ye olde vinty collection.

have you received these yet? just curious, because to me that imp gunner looks like a potf2 version and not a vintage one. i hope it's vintage and not potf2, but my eyes are telling me different. even still, if you needed 17 of those figures anyway it was a great win!!

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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #55 on: November 27, 2003, 11:48 AM »
You have good eyes :(  That's a POTF2 version, sadly enough.  You can see it pretty easily by looking at the helmet, yes?

I griped at the guy a bit, a couple of the weapons aren't vintage either, but still, for the figures I need it works out to around $3 a piece, so it's ok.  And another imperial gunner is fine too.  
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #56 on: December 7, 2003, 10:11 PM »
Slightly OT, but is anyone else finding Ebay to be slow lately?  The last couple of times I've tried sniping auctions, the pages have been super slow in loading.  It's not a huge deal since I probably shouldn't be spending the money anyway, but I lost a couple I would have won, and that's sort of irritating.  Basically I need to bid with about 45 seconds left to get the bid in.  Any less time left and I won't make it.  

I'm on cable and lots of other places are much, much faster (though JD seems to be slowing down).  
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #57 on: December 22, 2003, 01:17 PM »
Couldn't resist.



Well, I finally got these (they arrived promptly at chuckles' place, I just got them up here now) and I'm kind of , feh.  So-so condition to say the least.  

Jedi Luke has the dignitary nose rub.  
Hammerhead is fine, moderately tight joints
Dengar is awful, well played with
Cloud car pilot needs cleaning badly, any suggestions?
Bespin Leia is fine, but no cape (none in the pic either)
FX-7 is fine, but I already have one
Death Star Gunner is POTF2 but the more, the merrier
Skiff Lando is ok, but incomplete, already have
Bespin guard is fine, pretty damn big head on this guy
Klaatu(?) ok but paint rubs on fingers, already have
Greedo is in excellent condition
Lando is smiling.  Strangely, there are two Landos, both smiling.  The pictured one has no cape, but the other that arrived does have a cape ???
Jawa is fine

Bossk is very beat up with lots of paint rubs on the back
Band member is in great condition with no instrument
Gamorrean guard is in great condition
Luke X-wing is pretty bad with not much paint detail left
Star Destroyer Commander is good, though I didn't need another
Sandpeople is good, but cape is ripped, paint rubs on hands
Vader is a throwaway, no cape, no saber
Ben is very good.  Blue saber, tip intact, paint is clean, grey hair
Chewbacca is interesting.  Body is different color from limbs, bag is green ???
3PO is marginal, but still better than the one I currently have
R2 is dirty but decent condition, strangely I don't have this version
Leia is disfigured in a place she shouldn't be.  it's embarassing - garbage
Hoth Luke is a throwaway, paint is quite bad.

Backpacks are all there as is a single grappling hook around a belt.  All the guns pictured were included as was the Collections booklet mentioned, which is a nifty little extra.  One of the weapons is modern, probably from the DSG but I'll have to check.  

The Gam Guard is complete and minty ;D
Ben is complete and minty ;D
Lando's gun came, to match up with my other smiling Lando which is now minty and complete ;D
Greedo is complete and minty ;D

AFter that I have 9 weapons that need homes.  

12 total figures I needed or upgraded.  Some other are decent trade bait.  Overall, well worth the price.

The DSG is a dissappointment not being vinty, but still a nice figure to add to the army.
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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #58 on: March 8, 2004, 10:36 AM »
So anyone else have any updates on there vinty wins?

All I got was that carded diecast Tie Fighter.  8)

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Re: Vintage ebaY auction wins!
« Reply #59 on: March 8, 2004, 11:56 AM »
Hey DSJ,

Not me.  I have been trading for the last few figures to complete my loose collection.  10 to go.  

Patience has paid off for me, and with a recent acquired second part time job,  less time to search for ebaY bargains.

Are you trying to complete a micro set?  If so, how far along are you?


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