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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #435 on: April 13, 2008, 04:45 PM »
Thanks guys, I'm pretty happy with them.  :)

Nice score Dale...set you back much?

Nope, gotta haggle at these shows.  ;)

Pretty cool that you were able to find a couple Canadian cards.  Sometimes I dream of a carded collection in all it's bilingual glory.

Yepper, that would be a life long dream & lot's of bucks I'm afraid.  :-\

Nice stuff Dale! I always like seeing those clearance price stickers on them so I can appreciate the irony of paying big bucks for something that could hardly be given away twenty years ago.  :)

Yeah, quite something seeing those price tags for back then & for me, seeing the Top in Toys sticker. Toy stores of last century past, them were the days long gone.  :'(

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #436 on: April 21, 2008, 05:54 PM »
A few items I picked up at the toy show Sunday from my good friend Luis who is in town.  :)



Lili Ledy Stormtrooper & Han Bespin.


This is a really cool item, some kind of bootleg Stormtrooper blaster from the sounds of it.



It's a fair size so not sure what this came with or where it came from. Pretty big next to the Lili Ledy figs. If anyone has any info on this piece, PLMK.  :)



Last up something I was waiting for in the mail. Not 1 but 2 Dunkin Wicket's from Panrico Snack Cakes Spain.



A little bigger & more plastic than the Dulok Shaman I picked up at CIV. 



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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #437 on: April 21, 2008, 06:30 PM »
Pretty cool that you were able to find a couple Canadian cards.  Sometimes I dream of a carded collection in all it's bilingual glory.

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Yepper, that would be a life long dream & lot's of bucks I'm afraid.  :-\

if you just wanted a couple though, the klattu skiff and nikto are usually available for pretty cheap.   i have always wanted at least one GDE, but those are just way too expensive.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #438 on: April 22, 2008, 09:02 AM »
Pretty figs Dale.  Very, very nice looking indeed.

How much are you selling that Han for? :)
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #439 on: April 22, 2008, 02:34 PM »
I've got some vinty additions to my collection thanks to the Edmonton Collectible Toy and Comic Show I attended this weekend (same show that Dale was at - I can't believe how it's grown in the 2 years since I was there last time!)


I grabbed a couple mini-rigs and the Imperial Trooper Transporter for $20 total - they're in great shape and the Transporter is only missing a couple "clamps".  The R5-D4 was $15 and his sticker is in pretty nice shape.




Canadian SW 20B cardback:




Canadian ESB 32B cardback:




Canadian 77-back B-Wing Pilot:


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #440 on: April 22, 2008, 02:49 PM »
Picked up the following at the Edmonton Toy show this past weekend:

- Loose Complete Stormtrooper
- Loose R2-D2 with nice stickers still loads of color on them.
- ROTJ R2-D2 with Sensorscope MOC
- ROTJ Snowtrooper with Anakin offer MOC

Looking to pick up some more vintage this weekend at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo but not sure how many vintage dealers will be there but that's the thrill of the hunt.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #441 on: April 22, 2008, 05:59 PM »
Jesse, I think that troop transport is complete.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #442 on: April 22, 2008, 06:09 PM »
Yeah, finding figs with goods stickers is hard, glad ya found some & great pick ups guys.  :)

Jesse, here's a link for the Imperial Troop Transporter, I recall mentioning that it makes sounds but I think the guts/electronics are gone. Let us know.

Pretty figs Dale.  Very, very nice looking indeed.

How much are you selling that Han for? :)

Thanks Chris, the limbs are great on those two & Han just has a bit of paint loss on the hair. Sell, nope. Hanging on to him for awhile.  :P

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #443 on: April 23, 2008, 12:45 AM »
There were two versions of the Troop Transport, one with electronics and one without. 
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #444 on: April 23, 2008, 01:09 AM »
Well wadda ya know, no wonder it was strange to me. I have the electronics version.

Found some info on the archive:  Imperial Troop Transporter

Thanks for the info Matt.  :)

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #445 on: April 23, 2008, 01:19 AM »
"In 1980, a modified version of this vehicle was offered exclusively through Sears. Although often referred to as the "Imperial Troop Transport (non-talking)", the vehicle's actual title was Imperial Cruiser. The main difference in the newer version of the Transport was the lack of the talking feature." - 12back.com

Thanks for the info guys, I had no idea there were two versions, so technically I have the Imperial Cruiser since it doesn't have the electronics.  I guess another way to tell them apart is based on the color of the buttons - the electronic Transporter has red buttons, the non-electronic Cruiser has black buttons.

Transporter pic from 12back.com:

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #446 on: April 24, 2008, 12:51 AM »
Yeah, the battery cover on the one from sears was converted into a place to hold weapons.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #447 on: May 7, 2008, 07:33 PM »
I received this puppy in the mail today, a Canadian Sears Shrink Wrapped ESB Dengar cardback with Dengar figure. Not the best cardback as it has the pop cut out & tearing on the lower left of the card but I'm pretty happy with it.  8)


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #448 on: May 7, 2008, 09:13 PM »
That is pretty awesome!
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #449 on: May 7, 2008, 10:07 PM »
I received this puppy in the mail today, a Canadian Sears Shrink Wrapped ESB Dengar cardback with Dengar figure. Not the best cardback as it has the pop cut out & tearing on the lower left of the card but I'm pretty happy with it.  8)

that is really neat... and maybe a sort of affordable way to own a really unique piece.