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Offline JediJman

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1245 on: February 15, 2013, 09:44 PM »
I've wanted one of those for years.  I have not been able to find one for a price I like.

I snagged it for 100 British Pounds, which is about $160.  Of course, shipping was another $60, but $220 shipped is the best price I have found.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1246 on: February 22, 2013, 12:17 AM »
Very cool.  I've wanted one forever as well, I'd love to fill it with my extra Stormtroopers.  Some day.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1247 on: March 5, 2013, 04:05 PM »
Picked up 4 complete, working Vintage X-Wings today.  Why four?  Good question...
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1248 on: March 6, 2013, 09:12 AM »
You need to change the markings on them to represent Red 1-4.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1249 on: March 6, 2013, 09:39 AM »
You need to change the markings on them to represent Red 1-4.

Not a bad idea.  How different are they? My only concern is marking up four good, vintage, fully working X-wings. 
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1250 on: March 11, 2013, 09:36 AM »
They are just stickers. Just modify the wing stickers using a paint program and print them out on sticker paper.

http://www.erikstormtrooper.com/vehiclestickers.htm

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1251 on: March 18, 2013, 12:04 PM »
Off ebay paid $6 for a loose vintage Jawa with repo blaster, Obi Wan's cut to size vinyl cape and a letter from AFA saying this isn't an authentic vinyl caped Jawa.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1252 on: March 18, 2013, 12:32 PM »
Off ebay paid $6 for a loose vintage Jawa with repo blaster, Obi Wan's cut to size vinyl cape and a letter from AFA saying this isn't an authentic vinyl caped Jawa.

$6 for a mock vinyl Jawa is still a good price, and I'd almost be willing to pay that for the AFA letter.  Nice score!

I took the money that Hasbro doesn't seem to want anymore and put it towards Ebay last night as well:

 - Vintage Millenium Falcon complete with the Jedi Training Ball: $91 - fair deal, though I don't know if the electronics work
 - Vintage Cloud City Playset complete with foot pegs: $42 - probably overpaid, but I've been looking for this for a while
 - Vintage Lot with complete Jabba and both Cantina playsets: $65 - what a deal!  The Jabba set looks fantastic/the Creature Cantina is pretty rough.  But the Cantina Adventure set looks minty fresh, stored in plastic, with all 11 footpegs. This one flew under the radar because of how the seller labeled the lot - no specific names and even "Jaba" was spelled wrong.  I've been tempted by a few of these going around $100, so psyched to get one for so cheap with extra bonus goodies.

They were all from the same seller as well, so combined shipping on all three.  That hopefully concludes my vintage purchases for March. 
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1253 on: March 23, 2013, 06:00 PM »
Chief Chirpa for 50 cents at a resale shop. Had his hood, light paint wear, some discoloration.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1254 on: March 24, 2013, 12:21 PM »
Hi ladies and guys

I want to share with you

a video review I made scanning my vintage Max Rebo Kenner coloring book (only 6 minutes long)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y0VOLjBsh8

and the respective High res gallery on FB:


https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.488648951196865.1073741825.413545935373834&type=1

This coloring book is in white, unpainted.

Thanks for your attention


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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1255 on: March 24, 2013, 12:45 PM »
I think I had that coloring book or one like it. The illustrations look familiar and I remember seeing characters that Kenner never made into toys, like BG-J38, J'Quille and Hermie Odle.

They put Prune Face in Jabba's Palace!

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1256 on: March 24, 2013, 03:50 PM »
thanks for watching Scockery :)

Yes this Prune Face in Jabba´s palace reminds me

Kenner illustrated the box of vintage Millennium Falcon for ROTJ
with a desert scenario and backround characters like Prune Face and Nien Nunb.


In some old webs I remember some fans brought behind the scenes photos and
cut photos of a sulustan pilot in Tatooine, but I haven´t seen the photo of Orrimaarko
yet from the filming.


Best wishes.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1257 on: March 29, 2013, 06:25 PM »
Picked this beauty up at CVI..



At the antique show this morn, I was able to grab this rarity... more info on the archive:  Darth Vader TIE Fighter (Collector's Series)



Stickers applied, inserts intact & came with the instructions.  8)

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1258 on: March 29, 2013, 09:34 PM »
WOWSA. Very cool.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1259 on: March 30, 2013, 12:37 AM »
Palitoy Fett?  Nice score, man!
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