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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1380 on: October 4, 2013, 11:53 AM »
Envious. I don't have a vintage Rancor for some reason.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1381 on: October 4, 2013, 09:37 PM »
I don't either. One of those pieces I've been waiting to get with the box.

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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1382 on: October 5, 2013, 08:01 PM »
Local FallCon buys:

MLC-3 w/ box

Empty box for my loose Y Wing
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1383 on: October 7, 2013, 12:22 AM »
Just got a Die cast ESB Twin pod cloud car from a small comic con on it's second year here in San Diego. The weird thing is that it has a Deutsche General Mills sticker on it, and I cant find anything on the net about it. Any help out there will be great  :)
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1384 on: October 7, 2013, 12:52 PM »
Just got a Die cast ESB Twin pod cloud car from a small comic con on it's second year here in San Diego. The weird thing is that it has a Deutsche General Mills sticker on it, and I cant find anything on the net about it. Any help out there will be great  :)

Cool find.  General Mills owned the Kenner banner from 1967 to 1985.  They released products in several countries including Germany (Aka Deutschland).  Your cloud car was probably a German release that has made its way to the states over the years.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1385 on: October 8, 2013, 04:24 PM »
Not really a vintage acquisition, but picked up an all white, no articulation reproduction Vlix figure today from local collectible store.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1386 on: October 8, 2013, 05:22 PM »
It's always good to have a reproduction of Vlix considering the high price of the real thing. It fills the spot until you hit the lottery.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1387 on: October 11, 2013, 11:41 AM »
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1388 on: October 11, 2013, 07:16 PM »
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I think I may have a problem........

Nice!  Where in the world are you getting all this stuff!?
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1389 on: October 11, 2013, 07:32 PM »
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I think I may have a problem........

Nice!  Where in the world are you getting all this stuff!?

Let's see: ebay, Hot Comics (both), Craigslist, Mr Zeros, Cedar Cliff, comic shows, I think that's it
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1390 on: October 15, 2013, 12:47 PM »
And it continues.....

carded ESB Lobot. However, you can pull Lobot right out of the bubble, but it was cheap.

carded AFA 70 ESB 2 1B.

carded UKG 75 ESB Rebel Commander.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1391 on: October 23, 2013, 12:03 PM »
Finally after many years of trying and looking I have added a Blue Snaggletooth w/ gun to my collection. Missing a little paint but overall quite nice.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1392 on: October 23, 2013, 12:29 PM »
Congrats!  Do you have them all now?
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1393 on: October 23, 2013, 07:31 PM »
Congrats!  Do you have them all now?

Sort of (in my mind anyway). I don't have all the variants of figures (big heads, double telescoping sabers, short mouths, etc.).

I even went after Rancor, Dewback, Jabba, Rebo, Tauntaun (only one of the versions though), Wampa, Death Star for Dianoga, Probot playset to have all living/droid figs. But my OCD fights itself on whether I need to have a Slave I for the Han in carbonite. I can't bring myself to pay for a complete Droid factory to have three legs R2 and the bunch of fake droids. I'm probably forgetting something too.

And I really need a new pop up saber R2. It was the last figure I needed of the 96 that came carded and I got impatient and bought one that had been mugged and got it's butt kicked really bad.
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Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« Reply #1394 on: October 28, 2013, 03:52 PM »
Ewoks carded Dulok Shaman (cheap because card isn't too hot)
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