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by poncho
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Rarity perception
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Rarity perception

i just went fb echo and what was the first post i saw ha ha ha
by poncho
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Rarity perception
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Rarity perception

its just a term banded about in a hobby thats fun!
by poncho
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: fools and there money......
Replies: 2
Views: 48

fools and there money......

its merely paint degredation!

my max bid would of been £10 as a curio. i do like a curio beater.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Star ... 663.l10137
by poncho
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Restoration advice
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: Restoration advice

engine part just scrub it with hot soapy water

ive had tried make up remover and turpentine in the past and ive coroded/melted the plastic. so dont do that

hot soapy water and and gently scrape it away
by poncho
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: is this a legit variant?
Replies: 17
Views: 235

Re: is this a legit variant?

thats just paint degredation thats all. its not a variant
by poncho
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 37, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 45
Views: 340

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 37, 2018, Part 1/2

my 4lom short pour! factory error
by poncho
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby
Replies: 15
Views: 339

Re: Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby

i love the fact some of these toys we collect have survived for so long mib/moc. and the journey why they havnt been opened all moc/mib have a story i particularly like beater moc/mib items not because of the price which is main reason but because it has survived :-)
by poncho
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Props & Autographs
Topic: top 3 props you would have in your collection (smalls)
Replies: 5
Views: 201

top 3 props you would have in your collection (smalls)

nothing grand in size something small that you fit in cabinet

tough one for me the obvious choice would be the light saber hilt for most i guess


the 3 that spring to mind for me would be

thermal denonator

phil tippets taun taun minature used in the opening scene of esb

lukes training ball
by poncho
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: GW Acrylic - 10 years on SWF.uk!
Replies: 263
Views: 45377

Re: GW Acrylic - 10 years on SWF.uk!

Thanks for the Acrylic!! See you at Echo.... taking pre orders? Absolutely - thoroughly looking forward to it and the Pre-order list will be open soon. Please come over to the stand and introduce yourself. Cheers, Christian if i give you dimensions of a lego box could you see if you have a box that...
by poncho
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: FREE Giveaway time! GW Acrylic - 10 years on SWF.uk
Replies: 58
Views: 918

Re: FREE Giveaway time! GW Acrylic - 10 years on SWF.uk

i have a few gw cases but my most special one to me is for my budget vinyl cape jawa from a few years back

it was dirty and stained and after a lengthy clean up turned amazing i think

he sits on a acrylic block housed in a gw acrylic sliding loose figure case 8)
by poncho
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Loose figures - valuation please
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: Loose figures - valuation please

Taffius wrote:
poncho wrote:red snaggletooth £5
crumb baggie £5

the rest £1-3 each


Cheers Poncho. I thought Leia might have been worth a bit more but was not sure with spots. Thanks for info.

£3 i would sell leia for personally but its worth no more than £5 max with degraded hand paint and yellow tinge to legs and arms.
by poncho
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Loose figures - valuation please
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: Loose figures - valuation please

red snaggletooth £5
crumb baggie £5

the rest £1-3 each
by poncho
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: 50 Vintage Figures...where to start?
Replies: 12
Views: 711

Re: 50 Vintage Figures...where to start?

the only one worth grading there is the luke jedi with snap cape green saber and his blaster for variant collectors.
by poncho
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 2/2
Replies: 36
Views: 1429

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 2/2

Nice collection of Yaks Lars. Shame a certain memeber on here doesn't come out of retirement and share his Yak army. :) Oh yes, I also remember a member on the forum that had a Yak army 20 maybe 30 yak face, but at the moment I do not remember who he is, the funny thing is that I have talked a few ...

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