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by _Lee_
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Were you a "one toy line" kid?
Replies: 53
Views: 633

Re: Were you a "one toy line" kid?

CHIPs was my second favorite toyline after the Wars!

Last figure ever bought was the A-Team good guys. Also ponced about with Battlestar Galactca, BH,transformers and Evil Kneival.
by _Lee_
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Toploaders
Replies: 6
Views: 201

Re: Toploaders

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiP3fKUp_HdAhWHAsAKHc_XDGQQFjAIegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.643doubleplay.co.uk%2Fpostcard-storage--display-toploader-vertical-load-4-x-6inches-x-25-per-pack-726-p.asp&...
by _Lee_
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Destruction of ships/vehicles is getting too much.
Replies: 14
Views: 405

Destruction of ships/vehicles is getting too much.

A few years back I posted a thread about people ripping apart vintage vehicles etc just to sell as spares. Decided to have a look and see how frequent it is now and it seems to be ten times worse. Some collectors would just love to own the vehicles/ships in any way, shape or form and this is further...
by _Lee_
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Most Wanted
Topic: WTB: Palitoy 12 back cut bubble cards -jawa,lben,luke and Vader
Replies: 1
Views: 243

WTB: Palitoy 12 back cut bubble cards -jawa,lben,luke and Vader

Hi guys,

im looking for following Palitoy 12 back cards, either with bubble attached or sliced:

Jawa
Luke
Ben
Vader
Leia - found!

Please let me know if you have any available.

Lee
by _Lee_
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: is this a legit variant?
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: is this a legit variant?

Tarkin's nosehair wrote:its solely plastic degradation and this guy is a well known........how shall i put this nicely?



Ill say it to save Carl the hassle...a well known cunt.

End of :D
by _Lee_
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: FS: Loose figures_Taffius Pt 2
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: FS: Loose figures_Taffius Pt 2

ill take them bud

lee
by _Lee_
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby
Replies: 15
Views: 722

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

Some great posts here. Sentiment and Nostalgia is key. i have 2 vintage items from my childhood , a n incomplete Leia Boussh an at ATAT bulb cover, and i wouldnt swap them for anything. i actually remember opening the leia as it was the last figure i got and the bulb cover was part of my favorite ve...
by _Lee_
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby
Replies: 15
Views: 722

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

Interesting replys, and proves there is a lot more meaning to why we collect.
by _Lee_
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Elliott Ashton - Memorial Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 658

Re: Elliott Ashton - Memorial Thread

I have heard of Elliot. Very sad news and will be missed .RIP buddy. One of the old school.

Cherish your time on this planet chaps, you never know what is around the corner.
by _Lee_
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Looking for info on Palitoy Cardback Production
Replies: 18
Views: 652

Re: Looking for info on Palitoy Cardback Production

In the lot of 13000 unused cardbacks that Toni acquired after the Palitoy factory was cleared, 45B's are the earliest card listed. To me this indicates earlier cards were assembled in HK as none of the loose cards have surfaced. All of the Palitoy 41 back cards have a K or S factory code on them to...
by _Lee_
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby
Replies: 15
Views: 722

Isnt it strange how plastic and adhesive determines this hobby

Ive just been thinking about how much some adhesive and a bit of plastic changes the ball game in this hobby. My point in question is that you can buy a resealed Palitoy 12 back for 100 or so, but for the same one sealed its maybe 10 times or so more. When you actually think about it, it makes you r...
by _Lee_
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: FS: R5-D4 Proof Cards & Cromalins
Replies: 13
Views: 770

Re: FS: R5-D4 Proof Cards & Cromalins Run

Wow!

That's my old 4-LOM 47 back card there :) I bought it straight from John Kellerman in 2004 and it is a gorgeous piece.
by _Lee_
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Looking for info on Palitoy Cardback Production
Replies: 18
Views: 652

Re: Looking for info on Palitoy Cardback Production

Nice buys Oli. I myself believe that only the first production run was assembled in HK, and that latter lines ,including some 12 backs ,20 back and 41/45 back logo'd cards were assembled in the UK. Part of me thinks that they all were, but that's up for discussion. It doesn't make any sense to ship ...
by _Lee_
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: AFA end loose u-grading
Replies: 24
Views: 924

Re: AFA end loose u-grading

AFA,UKG,CAS-they are all the same. You cant like one and dislike the other. They are all responsible in some way, shape or form. It was a sad day when AFA started it off though, people wanted their toys graded - really??? :lol: I grade stuff myself and buy the acrylic. Personally i find the fact tha...

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