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by aussiejames
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ESB Palitoy Boba Fett Figure
Replies: 9
Views: 129

Re: ESB Palitoy Boba Fett Figure

I have looked into these recently. Small copyright HK - Kader produced the most common Fett which during ESB often had limbs that degraded is on 'all' Palitoy ESB. Never Taiwan (first appeared Pali 45C & Kenner NN offfer 48) or 'PBP' (65 on). Big copyright HK is also ROTJ only & non Taiwan D...
by aussiejames
Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 'Dubai Collection' - high end auction
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: 'Dubai Collection' - high end auction

Lindo wrote:
scooternick wrote:
Lindo wrote:I dunno if I'm missing anything but was there not a red Cape graded bib on ebay for 3k? What's the difference

May that one was 'burgundy'?

Burgundy is red, is there two different shades of red for these figures?

Burgundy is Lili Ledy, red is prototype/pre production.
by aussiejames
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Safe storage ideas for MOCs?
Replies: 15
Views: 562

Re: Safe storage ideas for MOCs?

I stumbled on these the other day: https://toschetraders.com/collections/deflector-display-cases Havent bought any yet but its an ok idea, but im a acrylic snob for vintage but these are an idea for modern or space saving purposes. I gave these a go- look the same /similar http://www.outerrimcases....
by aussiejames
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Proof card guide
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Proof card guide

maxf wrote:
aussiejames wrote:https://swspaceclub.com/swproofcards/


Haha - I forgot about that one!


The guy stole your name :wink: :wink:
by aussiejames
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: NEW 12C PALITOY VARIANT FOUND !!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 1325

Re: NEW 12C PALITOY VARIANT FOUND !!!!!!!!!!

MightyMike wrote:I'm cr@p at this game, I can't even see a difference in the A and B!

I've so much to learn if I decide to dabble in the carded figures, but enough of my issues - congrats on the find


'A' X-wing has light & sound ( liars!!) stick to cardbacks- much easier on the wallet :wink:
by aussiejames
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Cartoon C3PO R2D2 variations help
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: Cartoon C3PO R2D2 variations help

http://droidsandewoks.weebly.com/r2-d2-pvc.html http://starwarscomicsspain.blogspot.com/2010/07/c-3po-comics-spain-vs-disney-star-tours.html I have a vague recollection of two 'runs' of Spanish ones as well ( yep '86 and early 90s were marked CE ) http://www.starwarsspanishstuff.info/dossier-de-figu...
by aussiejames
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Black Palace Blaster Repro ?
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Black Palace Blaster Repro ?

It does look OK, look closely at the seam line all the way around. Quick 'crayon test' just in case it's an original spray painted.
by aussiejames
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Luke Stormtrooper Black Blaster?
Replies: 30
Views: 1029

Re: Luke Stormtrooper Black Blaster?

I agree it is the 'revised/modified Repro V9 with the same mould flaw/dot carried over.
A similar thing occured with repro V5- tell tale dot remained Image
by aussiejames
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure
Replies: 34
Views: 1250

Re: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure

I think the one specific Hong Kong factory HN (Smile) got a different batch of white ABS plastic - probably the source of the hard torso CCP & R2
by aussiejames
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure
Replies: 34
Views: 1250

Re: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure

http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/1936/medium/Imperial_Stormtrooper_1_.jpg The hard torso Snowtrooper that is not PBP( often incorrectly called 'painted' ) is also found on the 77 back- same punch hole as the Stormtrooper Lars has. http://threads.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data//500/DS...
by aussiejames
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure
Replies: 34
Views: 1250

Re: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure

Fat lips Bossk (no CoO) is a 'mould family' all to itself (similar to PBP Biker Scout & Disco boots Death Squad Commander) IMO it is a Spanish produced figure.


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Taiwan figure & blaster on 45 back HK card
by aussiejames
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure
Replies: 34
Views: 1250

Re: ESB Palitoy / PBP Bossk Figure

'Most' countries imported items ready for retail (packaged already) ie. Americans bought MOCs directly from the overseas factories. UK kids got MOCs assembled in the Palitoy factory - assembled with imported loose figures from the various manufacturers ( probably sent in baggies for Palitoy's specif...

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