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John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« on: August 19, 2003, 10:20 AM »
John Kellerman's long awaited book is now available for order.

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This book is a reference to the American Kenner vintage line.

I'm am looking forward to this book  8)

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2003, 10:38 AM »
Very good news. I look forward to getting a copy.
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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2003, 12:09 PM »
Shipping 1 book to me is:

Sub total: $34.95.
Shipping: $15.50.
Handling: $2.00.
Insurance: $1.85.
Total: $54.30.


 

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2003, 12:18 PM »
Would you be better to ask a local bookstore to order it for you if they can? I will be checking at the local barnes and Noble to see if they can get it.
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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2003, 12:32 PM »
As far as I know, the book is only available through his site.
If a local bookstore could order it, they would need the demand to make an order.

Best to have a few people up here interested in getting a copy & splitting the shipping as the more books you order, the shipping gets better according to the shipping chart.

Shipping Chart

1 book:   $15.50.
2 books: $20.05.
3 books: $24.45.
4 books: $ 28.85.
5 Books: $ 33.25.
 


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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #5 on: October 6, 2003, 08:08 PM »
Wow $15.50 for shipping.  The book rate should only be $5.00 max?


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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #6 on: October 6, 2003, 09:22 PM »
Wow $15.50 for shipping.  The book rate should only be $5.00 max?

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It's not $15.50 shipping here in the States, Matthew.  At least mine wasn't.  I ordered this book from John last week, and it came out to $46.93 total:

 $34.95 - Book
    2.53 - 7.25% Sales Tax (for CA residents only)
    7.45 - Shipping
    2.00 - "Handling"
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 $46.93 - Total

Pretty pricey, but this book looks to be well worth it for Vintage Star Wars figure collectors.  I'm a little disappointed like some others that it doesn't cover the vehicles and playsets too, but oh well.  It'll still going to be the definitive book on the figures themselves.   8)

And Dale's correct, the book is currently only available through John's website, and that's how it looks to be for the foreseeable future...  Click here to see some of the sample pages from this book.  Looks great!


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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #7 on: October 6, 2003, 09:44 PM »
so is this book worth the price?  I mean what is all in it?  TOns of Pics?

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #8 on: October 9, 2003, 03:15 PM »
Tons of Pics?

Oh yeah.  Most definitely!  Received mine yesterday, and it is definitely a great reference source on these figures.  Great pictures, detailed listings, etc.  Haven't had a chance to really sit down and flip through it yet, but I'll try to soon and stick a better review in here...

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2003, 11:47 AM »
I hope we can see this book make it to retail. Vintage is often overlooked a 'definitive' resource would be good to make available to all and not exclusive to the enthusiasts.

Look forward to a review. I am often skeptical of things like this due to the possibility of updates and more modern volumes in the future.

We should also start emailing Kellerman to expand into the vehicles and other important items excluded here.

By the way, whose collection is photographing? Is is all his stuff or does he have cool friends too?
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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2003, 06:41 PM »
Tons of Pics?

Oh yeah.  Most definitely!  Received mine yesterday, and it is definitely a great reference source on these figures.  Great pictures, detailed listings, etc.  Haven't had a chance to really sit down and flip through it yet, but I'll try to soon and stick a better review in here...

Still waiting for that review....  :)
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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2003, 10:14 PM »
My book is on the way. Should be here soon!  8)

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #12 on: November 1, 2003, 02:57 PM »
My book has arrived.  Just took a quick look on the inside & man does it look awesome!  :o
Lot's of pictures & stuff to look through. Going to take a awhile to get through it. My review will be here soon!  ;)

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #13 on: November 1, 2003, 10:44 PM »
Tons of Pics?

Oh yeah.  Most definitely!  Received mine yesterday, and it is definitely a great reference source on these figures.  Great pictures, detailed listings, etc.  Haven't had a chance to really sit down and flip through it yet, but I'll try to soon and stick a better review in here...

Still waiting for that review....  :)

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Re: John Kellerman's Book Now Available To Order
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2003, 11:32 AM »
Well this was quite the book to go through. I had to be careful not to crease the spine or bend pages as this book was a few buck! Very well put together with lots of information.  8)

Jam packed with various information of the vintage line. From showing the figures, no Droids or Ewoks  :(, to card front/back combinations, mailers & multipacks, early card designs (those are cool), proof cards, chromalins & flat boxes, store displays (this is a must see), promotional items & a nice explanation of the “C” grading scale.

This is a great reference book with lots of photos & some prices to help when looking to add to your collection. It helps knowing what the amount these items can go for but take in mind this is not a price guide. Seeing how many different card backs that came out & with offers on the fronts is amazing. The foreign cards are something to see so is the mulipacks. Weather you are a beginner or a serious collector, this a fantastic book for reference.  

Kudos to John for the excellent work he has put into this book & the packing for shipping was awesome!  

So all in all, if you have not ordered this book, then due so. You will not be disappointed!