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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1260 on: March 31, 2013, 12:14 AM »
Sweet Fett!
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« Reply #1261 on: April 1, 2013, 09:50 AM »
That's a very cool Fett. I wonder why the gun seems to be stuck at the top of the bubble and not taped somewhere. Also shouldn't there be a cardboard base for his legs? Just seems strange to me that he is in his bubble loose. Maybe that is the way these were produced.
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« Reply #1262 on: April 1, 2013, 12:55 PM »
I initially thought the bubble looked like a repro as well.  I have some bubbles like that from years ago when I had planned to make a custom Revenge of the Jedi Fett carded.  However, I know almost nothing about Palitoy and they surely could have packed their figures this way.  I'm sure some of the vintage experts out there could confirm, but I figured it was legit if it had the AFA sticker on it.
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« Reply #1263 on: April 1, 2013, 02:34 PM »
Interesting and great find! You learn something every day.
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« Reply #1264 on: April 1, 2013, 10:44 PM »
Yowza, that Vader's TIE is a beauty!  I managed to grab a CDN Collector's Series a couple years ago, but there weren't any inserts.  Congrats on such a cool local find!

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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« Reply #1265 on: April 7, 2013, 10:15 PM »
I snagged a vintage boxed Wampa at an estate sale yesterday.  The box is opened, but came with the cardboard insert and a minty white figure inside.  I paid $25 for it - not sure if that's a good deal, but happy to upgrade the figure and add a vintage box to the collection as well.  As usual, just nice to find something StarWarsy.
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« Reply #1266 on: April 12, 2013, 12:41 PM »
Finding a minty white Wampa is not easy, so to get one with its box and insert for $25 sounds like a great deal to me.

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« Reply #1267 on: April 12, 2013, 04:10 PM »
Finding a minty white Wampa is not easy, so to get one with its box and insert for $25 sounds like a great deal to me.

Thanks!  I've gone a bit overboard with my vintage collecting over the last month or so...

X-Wing x4
Battle Damaged X-Wing
Battle Damaged TIE
Open Belly Taun Taun
POTF Endor Security Scout
POTF Imperial Sniper
POTF One Man Skimmer
Droids Side Gunner
Cantina Adventure Playset with all 4 Figs (Dented Toe Snags)
Boxed AT-AT x2
Boxed AT-ST
Boxed Wampa
Dagobah Playset with replacement repro foam (very cool!)
Bespin cardboard playset
Jabba the Hutt playset
Palitoy Death Star parts
Ewok Battle Wagon (pending)

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« Reply #1268 on: April 13, 2013, 12:30 AM »
Damn, nice pick ups!  I don't have any playsets, some day I'd love to get the cardboard Death Star to display.

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« Reply #1269 on: April 15, 2013, 02:13 AM »
I've been going a little nuts with the army building, here's my Snowtroopers:


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« Reply #1270 on: April 15, 2013, 05:18 PM »
Wow!  That's a pretty slick squad of Snowies!  Are you going to get skirts for them as well?
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« Reply #1271 on: April 16, 2013, 09:41 AM »
Adding to the recent list:

Ewok Battle Wagon (confirmed)
Droids A-Wing
Slave-I
Sandcrawler with Remote

And my bank account is now officially at $0.   :-\
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« Reply #1272 on: April 17, 2013, 02:00 AM »
Wow!  That's a pretty slick squad of Snowies!  Are you going to get skirts for them as well?

I'm planning to, though that could take a little longer.  They seem to be tricky to find, and when I do, they aren't cheap.  So I'll just patiently add them over time.

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« Reply #1273 on: April 17, 2013, 09:09 AM »
Wow! That is one expensive list of toys you bought yourself JediJman. Did you win the lottery?

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« Reply #1274 on: April 17, 2013, 09:33 AM »
Wow! That is one expensive list of toys you bought yourself JediJman. Did you win the lottery?

No, Tax Returns and a few Ebay sales.   ;)
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