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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1335 on: July 27, 2013, 04:13 PM »
Nice I need a nice carded Vinty Bossk myself.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1336 on: July 28, 2013, 01:23 PM »
Ebayed a complete ESB Taun Taun (closed belly) w/ decent box. One flap is completely off but if you tuck the tab in its hard to tell. It also had the cardboard insert that keeps the taun taun from moving and the shape to the box.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1337 on: August 6, 2013, 10:39 AM »
Recently got 6 jawas via Ebay and this guy to add to my vintage collection...

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1338 on: August 6, 2013, 11:05 AM »
Cool! A Blue Stars. I made one of those as a custom once. You don't see those much anymore.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1339 on: August 6, 2013, 11:33 AM »
This is a $30 custom as well.  I never even see auctions for a real one and I'm sure I couldn't afford it anyway.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1340 on: August 7, 2013, 10:01 AM »
A boot leg of a boot leg.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1341 on: August 7, 2013, 12:39 PM »
A boot leg of a boot leg.

Right? 

Looks real good.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1342 on: August 10, 2013, 11:24 PM »
Finally got around to picking these guys up.  I've been looking for them at a good price for ages, but just haven't found the right deal.  I found a seller willing to part with both in minty shape with coins for $300.  Not cheap, but totally worth it!

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1343 on: August 11, 2013, 09:23 PM »
That's a great score Jman. I got an R2 the other day at Quake in Chicago. No coin though.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1344 on: August 11, 2013, 09:28 PM »
Found quite a bit of vintage awesomeness at the Chicago comic con. The best thing was the die cast TIE Bomber. Got a great deal on it too. Saw a lily ledy jawa, Toltoys (Toltoys!) DS playset and a boxed 12 inch IG88. Didn't have the spread for all that but great to see. I did nab a boxed vintage sand crawler and boxed dew back, which I shipped home and will have tomorrow.


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1345 on: August 11, 2013, 11:19 PM »
Wow, great scores Darby!  What did you shell out for each?  Took me quite a while to snag a Sandcrawler and didn't even target one with a box.  Can't wait to see your pics!
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1346 on: August 12, 2013, 02:44 PM »
Can't wait to get home tonight to find them! I paid a hundred for R2, and $175 for the TIE. I paid $60 for the dewback and $400 for the sandcrawler. It was more than I wanted to spend, but given the scarcity of boxed examples, the condition, and the fact that the toy still works, I couldn't pass it up. BTW I found the Sandcrawler and Dewback at Ka-Pow Collectibles in Chicago, at the lake end of Belmont (near the Belmont Red Line stop). Amazing store. Probably a little overpriced, but lots and lots of gems in this store. Check it out if you have a chance.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1347 on: August 12, 2013, 04:34 PM »
Can't wait to get home tonight to find them! I paid a hundred for R2, and $175 for the TIE. I paid $60 for the dewback and $400 for the sandcrawler. It was more than I wanted to spend, but given the scarcity of boxed examples, the condition, and the fact that the toy still works, I couldn't pass it up. BTW I found the Sandcrawler and Dewback at Ka-Pow Collectibles in Chicago, at the lake end of Belmont (near the Belmont Red Line stop). Amazing store. Probably a little overpriced, but lots and lots of gems in this store. Check it out if you have a chance.

Chicago's a bit out of my toy hunting radius, but I would definitely stop in if I ever get down that way.  Thanks for the tip!
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1348 on: August 12, 2013, 08:55 PM »
And here's the Sandcrawler and Dewback! Hard to get in the same shot:



Back of Sandcrawler:



Dewback up close:


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1349 on: August 12, 2013, 08:56 PM »
And just for fun, not so great pic of my Jawa focus: