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Offline Darth Paul

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #120 on: March 7, 2006, 12:21 AM »
Well, I bought a figure lot on ebay the other day and picked up because the seller was local.
The auction was nothing special, just a bunch of figs in a Darth Vader carrying case.  When I got home I opened up the case and looky what I found that wasn't in the auction pictures:





His stickers are gone and he doesn't walk very well, but he is in very nice shape, clean and white.
Not something I was looking for, but now that I have it it's nice to own this little piece of Canadian SW toy history. 8)


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #121 on: March 7, 2006, 12:56 AM »
Nice score, congrats. A very sweet hidden treasure. 8)

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« Reply #122 on: March 7, 2006, 12:45 PM »
What a great bonus!  He looks great though, in spite of the lack of stickers. 

That's one figure I got a pretty good deal on as well, $45 with stickers and walks well, though it's not nearly as clean as that one. 
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #123 on: March 7, 2006, 01:15 PM »
What a great bonus!  He looks great though, in spite of the lack of stickers. 

That's one figure I got a pretty good deal on as well, $45 with stickers and walks well, though it's not nearly as clean as that one. 

Since you're moving and packing stuff up, you'll likely want to sell that to me since it takes up so much space.  $10 sound fair?  :-*

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #124 on: March 7, 2006, 01:40 PM »
Uh, no.  Sorry, little guy is safely tucked away, napping in bubble wrap right beside the pop-up saber R2 :-*
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #125 on: March 16, 2006, 11:20 AM »
I found a really cool Antique mall in PA while on my mini-honeymoon. I picked up a loose/mint/complete, closed-belly Tauntaun for $12. They had ALOT of vintage SW memorabilia like puzzles, glasses, books, etc. but I only stick to the figures. Not much in the way of figures though and they ones they had were way overpriced. They did have an ESB X-wing still in the box for $125 and a couple of Mini-rigs for $20 but I passed. Now if it had been a mib Falcon, that would have been a different story. lol... :P

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #126 on: March 19, 2006, 11:27 PM »
Darth Paul, that was a great surprise and awesome pickup, congrats!

I got a couple of new acquisitions today off of eBay that I'm excited about...

Ewok Catapult Complete w/ Box

I was surprised to get the Catapult for so little, I've seen it go for at least $10 more on a regular basis. I then also picked up...

Dagobah Playset Complete w/ Box

Another surprise in terms of the price, it looks to be in such nice condition. I'll just have to put together a new foam piece which shouldn't be too difficult.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #127 on: March 20, 2006, 04:22 PM »
Nice score on the Dagobah playset!

That was my favorite vehicle/playset from the vintage days.  Too bad I sold it at a garage sale when I was "too old" for toys!   :'(

Someday I'd like to buy one along with a Death Star Playset (never had one as a child).


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #128 on: March 21, 2006, 10:40 PM »
Nice to see some of the foam intact but yes, it looks like it needs replacement being mushy over time. A nice score on the items.  8)

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #129 on: March 27, 2006, 01:22 AM »
thanks guys. I got the toys this week and they're a great addition to the collection. unfortunately in a vain attempt to find a spot for Dagobah, my Battle Damaged X-Wing fell off its shelf and the top right wing broke!  :'( well now it gives me an excuse to upgrade it, get a box for it this time around...

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #130 on: March 28, 2006, 06:20 PM »



Expanding my horizons a bit here.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #131 on: March 28, 2006, 08:22 PM »
Ohhhhhhh, a Lili Ledy item.  8)  To bad for the paper tear but still nice none the less.  Congrats Mike. :)

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #132 on: March 29, 2006, 08:17 PM »
I just acquired this beauty today, need I say more. 


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #133 on: March 29, 2006, 10:07 PM »
Dude, too bad about the ben kenobi cape... ;)

Very nice!  Australian ESB, correct?

How many grannies did you rob to get that one? :p

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #134 on: March 30, 2006, 02:01 AM »
Congrats on the Aussie Jawa.  Did you get Ryan to go down on his price?