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by bosk70
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 31527
Views: 777849

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Always love the look of vintage sw trading cards Seahawks, nice display, the Topps blue border ones always takes me back to swapsies at school :)
by bosk70
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: ARGOS ONLINE - reduced U-Wing and TIE Striker
Replies: 16
Views: 229

Re: ARGOS ONLINE - reduced U-Wing and TIE Striker

Happy with the u wing like it more than I thought I would, nice wing action, saw some tfa and r1 reduced speeder bike type's and other smaller ships for £9.99 in Smyths but didn't bite only buy the items I really like now a days, had some of the 12" figs for a fiver also Jyn and Finn but they d...
by bosk70
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: ARGOS ONLINE - reduced U-Wing and TIE Striker
Replies: 16
Views: 229

Re: ARGOS ONLINE - reduced U-Wing and TIE Striker

tried to limit my modern and to stay away from argo's but found myself there today and ordered the u wing at £19.99 think I need some counselling at modern star wars anonymous but just could not resist it at 20 quid, pick it up tomorrow, "still can't get used to the nerf invasion of everything ...
by bosk70
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Moderator Announcement
Replies: 41
Views: 839

Re: Moderator Announcement

Sad to hear you have lost some enthusiasm for the hobby, over the years my interest has waned on occasions but always seems to come back after a while, other hobby's / interests keep my interests up as the more hobbies you have the more chance you have of finding cool items in the wild to keep the f...
by bosk70
Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time (first time round1) you spotted the original toys?
Replies: 41
Views: 859

Re: When was the last time (first time round1) you spotted the original toys?

I remember our local market shop always had two or three shipping boxes of Jedi figs open down the far end of the shop on the floor around 83-85, I remember going there about once a month to flick through them like you used to with records and occasionally finding something I wanted , But they were ...
by bosk70
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 31527
Views: 777849

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Real nice items on here lately love the miscards and the error cards but the Bendem has it for me :D never managed to get that one years ago, still pick the odd one up now and then when I find them , don't know what it is about them I just love em :)
by bosk70
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Latest Modern Acquisitions
Replies: 1792
Views: 62207

Re: Latest Modern Acquisitions

I think the sw 40th ann are good looking but at £25 a pop :shock: I think I am going to hope there are some left when Argos have a clear out reduction every now and then I just can't live with the current price :(
by bosk70
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What did you make for your figures?
Replies: 8
Views: 201

Re: What did you make for your figures?

yaaa I get to post the vintage polaroid again twice in two days hoth playset made out of 80's pot noodle polystyrene trays and old tv polystyrene packing best play set ever circa 1982 happy days promise I wont post it again for at least a week :P
by bosk70
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?
Replies: 25
Views: 448

Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

I had this and still have minus the pot noodle trays and old telly polystyrene :D just an excuse to flash the old polaroid again :lol:
usual basic figs paly x wing , falcon, transport, atat, dv tie, slave one, snow speeder and int 4 photo circa 1982
by bosk70
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Do You Need Help???
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Do You Need Help???

i'll give that :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: so true :)
by bosk70
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Collection or Obsession?
Replies: 18
Views: 452

Re: Collection or Obsession?

It's an obsession when you leave the house at 5:30am on a Sunday morning after a Saturday night, to be one of the first at the boot sale in the vain hope of that fabled loft find bargain :lol:
by bosk70
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Where next?
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: Where next?

I always loved Bendems, I know, not strictly vintage, more of a crossover line between vintage and modern, affordable and really cool card designs, and miss-cards to boot, what more could you want. Also vintage instructions, offer cards and comic advert look cool framed in the den. The adverts can b...
by bosk70
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Interview with forum admins/mods
Replies: 14
Views: 423

Re: Interview with forum admins/mods

Good read, I'm too set in my ways to join face book, not saying there is anything wrong with that platform, this forum give me my vintage / modern sw fix on a daily basis, long may it continue, always something interesting going on and friendly chat. Try to post when I have anything interesting to s...
by bosk70
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 31527
Views: 777849

Re: Latest Acquisitions

That TV Times really takes me back :D , when I see the hoarder programs on telly and you see stacks of these mags, I wish I could go through the old magazines to pull out all the SW related one's to keep before they are pulped and that Palitoy x-wing and Land speeder are just amazing :)
by bosk70
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Palitoy Box Stickers?
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Palitoy Box Stickers?

yes freemans my mum used to run one we had loads of clear bags that used to turn up with these identical stickers on

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