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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #30 on: June 2, 2004, 11:12 PM »
I have two J'Quilles ... for you if you want them.


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Yes please, yes please!  I actually need 3 J'Quilles, if you happen across one more.  I'm cool on the Rappertunies though, thanks.  I'll try to give you a buzz tomorrow sometime, and we'll set up a time to get together.  Congrats again on the new pad!

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #31 on: June 3, 2004, 12:03 AM »
This is what I scored while in Arizona since Friday:

___ Darth Vader Case x3 with insert(s) $1 each
___ Hoth Ice Set with cardboard AT-AT (missing a few pieces) $2
___ Dagobah Playset with base, hut, and lever x2 $1 each
___ Trash Compactor (no creature) from Death Star Playset x2 $1 each
___ Imerial Dignitary (complete) $9
___ Paploo (complete) $19
___ Lando General (just figure) $5
___ Luke Poncho (just figure) $5
___ Luke Poncho (poncho and belt no gun) $13
___ A-Wing Pilot (no gun) $15
___ Lobot (complete) $1
___ FX7 (complete) $1
___ Power Droid (complete) $1
___ Chewbacca (complete) $6
___ A beautiful home

I was on such a role...(so I thought) I took my son to a comic book store and spotted an R2  for $5 with a hole on top (pop up).  I purchased it to find out it was just missing it's sensorscope >:(.  Oh well...the role had to stop.

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #32 on: June 3, 2004, 12:04 PM »
Nice scores Matt, especially the last one on your list. Congrats.

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #33 on: June 3, 2004, 12:53 PM »
Thanks guys on the congrats on the home!  Our family is really excited.  

Brent, If you could use any of these to complete your collection they are yours for free - just pay for the shipping.

I am going to keep some of the figures for my collection and  cases for my son and a friend.   Let me know.

___ Dagobah Playset with base, hut, and lever $1 each
___ Trash Compactor (no creature) from Death Star Playset $1 each
___ Luke Poncho (just figure) $5
___ Lobot (complete) $1
___ FX7 (complete) $1
___ Power Droid (complete) $1
___ Chewbacca (complete) $6
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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #34 on: June 3, 2004, 01:44 PM »
Dale,

Same offer for you if you could use any of these items.


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Thanks guys on the congrats on the home!  Our family is really excited.  

Brent, If you could use any of these to complete your collection they are yours for free - just pay shipping.

I am going to keep some of the figures for my collection and  cases for my son and a friend.   Let me know.

___ Dagobah Playset with base, hut, and lever $1 each
___ Trash Compactor (no creature) from Death Star Playset $1 each
___ Luke Poncho (just figure) $5
___ Lobot (complete) $1
___ FX7 (complete) $1
___ Power Droid (complete) $1
___ Chewbacca (complete) $6

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #35 on: June 3, 2004, 02:00 PM »
Thanks for the offer Matt but I'm fine. Gotta work on proto's & variants.  ;)

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #36 on: June 15, 2004, 04:29 PM »
I managed to find a pretty much mint condition Empire Strikes Back Mellenium Falcon with instruction mannual and all pieces!Was most pleased to find out that it had complete working sounds and also the original Jedi training laser ball. All this at a price of about 40 pounds which is about 70 dollars at a guess

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2004, 07:26 PM »
almost forgot, about 3 years ago one of my employees told me he had a box of star wars figures in his basement from when he was a kid, and asked me if i wanted them. i said, sure, why not? probably nothing spectacular, but i'll trade them off, use them for customs, or whatever. he came in the next day with a bag full of about 20 figures. i took a quick glance in the bag, and saw random, common figures - luke bespin, han hoth, chewbacca, vader, etc. etc. i asked him how much he wanted for them, and he told me nothing. i bought him lunch that day anyway, and we called it even.

when i got home that night, i dumped the bag out and started going through the figures. nothing spectacular, until my eyes see a blue snaggletooth and a death star gunner  :o

both were incomplete and in slightly played with condition, but for about $10 i couldn't complain.

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2004, 09:01 PM »
Ask Bertie,
Welcome.

jokabofe,
Nice story, thanks for sharing.  Do you have a complete set of loose figures or do you just dabble in the vintage line?  If my memory serves me correctly I believe your primary focus is the modern line.


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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2004, 10:17 PM »
Walking wind-up R2 on nice card- $35 cnd.
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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #40 on: June 15, 2004, 10:52 PM »
fish, my main focus is modern, but i have an almost complete vintage loose collection as well. i'm missing about 14 figures, maybe a few more. i know i have a list around here somewhere, but don't ask me where  :)

i just got around to fixing up my collection room, and displaying all of my vintage figures in some cases with sliding glass doors. i'm almost done with my room, and as soon as i am, i'll be taking some pics.


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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2004, 12:42 AM »
Walking wind-up R2 on nice card- $35 cnd.

When & were did you get that?

Picked this up the other day.   8)

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Hope it gets here soon considering I paid $19. US to have it shipped here.

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #42 on: June 25, 2004, 12:48 AM »
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When & were did you get that?

Back in the old days... probably '90/'91, from a toy dealer in town… funny thing is- when he approached me with it he seemed to think I wouldn't want it and really talked up a pitch to move it. Also snatched a C-10 carded Yak from him (his last one out of a case from Australia) for $140, but me thinks the R2 was the sweeter prize.
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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2004, 05:42 PM »
Recent ebay auction: "60 various star wars figures with display stand"

Vader Case-
Origional 1977 case
Figure display stand with backer
60 figures-roughly half I bought blind-the case was not open.
among them...
blue snaggletooth, 2 vinyl cape jawas (very real), mint tight limbed death star droid, 3 complete snowtroopers, 4 stormtroopers, two mint survival kits with paper work, nothing newer than ESB complete all beatifull.
Grand Total with shipping $187.00     I consider this a miracle!!
Turns out this was listed by the origional owners mother. Thanks Mom!

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Re: Best vintage deals you've gotten
« Reply #44 on: July 18, 2004, 11:31 AM »
Here's a recent one:
4th of July weeekend-hit the local flea market at the cottage and found a $10 loose vintage 12" 3PO excellent condition.  Also, grabbed a carded NM ROTJ Nien Nunb for $20-great thing was it had the japanese sticker on the back of the card (65back).

2 vintage loose in M/NM condition for $2ea.

Not too shabby.
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