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by spoons
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Should grading companies archive/case reproductions?
Replies: 26
Views: 153

Re: Should grading companies archive/case reproductions?

I've noticed a few normally loud mouthed collectors who support CAS and those involved are conspicuous by their silence today, save for a few wise cracks early doors. you'll find at least one firmly wedged up Ross's ring piece :lol: (sorry Ross) My opinion is that this is absolute madness from CAS,...
by spoons
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2

Pomse2001 wrote:
spoons wrote:Thanks Lars, I’d forgotten I had the spare stickers and the Kenner business reply card


I also love this reply cards :D was there a commercial catalog in the box ? :D


Just what's in the photo - the silver catalogue

and cheers Russ
by spoons
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2

Thanks Lars, I’d forgotten I had the spare stickers and the Kenner business reply card
by spoons
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 2/2

Another one I can do. No real story behind this other than it’s a great toy. A tatty box but excellent contents

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by spoons
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 32
Views: 154

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2

Looking good Lars, the action figure puzzles are some of my favourite ever vintage items
by spoons
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 32
Views: 154

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2

Found this old photo of all my Waddingtons jigsaws - all a product of York Races car boot sale in the early 1990s The ROTJ ones came with these great posters, but my Vader box is missing its one. Jigsaws.jpg DSC00005.JPG DSC00009.JPG Best to say nothing about the truly terrible Jigsaw jokes :lol:
by spoons
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 32
Views: 154

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 33, 2018, Part 1/2

An interesting toy of the week this week, and not seen some of those puzzles before.

Here are my Washington’s ones - missing one piece from one of them :-(

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by spoons
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 33899
Views: 1255997

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Lots of lovely die cast on the past few pages, and some real oddities (and madines) :lol:

Always envious of ESB R2s too

Great pickups everyone
by spoons
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: WATCH OUT THREAD – ANOTHER FAKE ITEM DISCOVERED
Replies: 44
Views: 1787

Re: WATCH OUT THREAD – ANOTHER FAKE ITEM DISCOVERED

Sorry to read this Frank, I hope you aren't losing heart with baggie collecting there are some good guys out there. Your work in exposing all these fakes is really appreciated. Who is making this stuff ? There does seem to be a common source reading Laurence's recent post and Frank's past posts but ...
by spoons
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3835

Re: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings

Source of Origin identified. Palitoy font source of origin. Pack located Date of post Source Pack-status Vectis 16.12.14 Childhood lot lot 4442 Open Vectis 15.04.15 Childhood lot lot 262 Open Vectis 15.04.15 Childhood lot lot 263 Open Vectis 15.04.15 Childhood lot lot 264 Open Vectis 15.04.15 Child...
by spoons
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 19
Views: 358

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2

Thanks Jeremy, I probably will try again but they do take up a lot of space and the nostalgia isn't quite there for me
by spoons
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 19
Views: 358

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2

This used to be mine - very sun tanned from some kid's window but all part of his charm. Like the rest of my 12" its long since sold Stormtrooper front.jpgStormtrooper back.jpg Well done and thanks for posting these pictures, Andy. I was beginning to think this thread might not get any! :-) I ...
by spoons
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2
Replies: 19
Views: 358

Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 32, 2018, Part 1/2

This used to be mine - very sun tanned from some kid's window but all part of his charm. Like the rest of my 12" its long since sold

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by spoons
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: THE VINTAGE REBELLION : Episode 50 LAUNCHED
Replies: 20
Views: 714

Re: THE VINTAGE REBELLION : Episode 50 LAUNCHED

A long one indeed, I listened to half hour stints whilst on holiday and I did find that by the end of the podcast I'd forgotten some of the earlier content. When I listen in one go that isn't a problem. All enjoyable but it does make feedback difficult :) I also liked Mark's reseal piece and good to...

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