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by laurencedyer
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: Spanish bubble Amanaman Trilogo MOC
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Spanish bubble Amanaman Trilogo MOC

For sale Spanish bubble Amanaman. Nice example of a truly hard to find piece. In my 5 year's or so scouring the world daily for Amanaman pieces this is one of 6 that I was ever able to locate from limelights to valuation posts ro past sales. £995 posted in the UK. Will post worldwide at cost. PayPal...
by laurencedyer
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Should grading companies archive/case reproductions?
Replies: 47
Views: 2904

Re: Should grading companies archive/case reproductions?

For me this is a bad bad idea and from me this is a resounding no. Now going slightly off topic as this thread is regarding the grading of reproductions which they clearly label as such, but what happens when items such as Toy Toni's that were previously graded as authentic turn out not to be. The q...
by laurencedyer
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Palitoy landfill
Replies: 143
Views: 12022

Re: Palitoy landfill

As I said before, I am in no doubt that the practice of dumping toy's into pits as such was common practice back in the days before the destruction of the Ozone Layer was discovered. It was common practice with commercial and domestic waste throughout the UK until the The Kyoto Protocol entered into...
by laurencedyer
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Palitoy landfill
Replies: 143
Views: 12022

Re: Palitoy landfill

Ok, Ok, seeing as my name keeps being mentioned and this topic has some new invigorated energy I will admit that this comment was actually a red herring back at the time. :lol: You lot are off your tits! It must take someone deluded to pursue the "Farmers Field Myth" :D . Palitoy used two ...
by laurencedyer
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

POTF C-3PO Period Coin Sign off sheets with comments for changes and signed by the Sculpture. These where working files used in Kenner as the originals where sent to the Artist when sculpting the coins in there various methods. Fuck me Vincent!! You snagged the sign offs for Golden Rod!!!!! Good Ar...
by laurencedyer
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

These items are pretty rare. So rare they are the only ones in the world :wink: Vintage 12 inch C-3PO Rusted non vac hand painted and sprayed first shot Prototype. The paint job on this is really outstanding, it can only truly be appreciated in person. Second one is a first shot prototype. The desi...
by laurencedyer
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

Again, this isn't truly expensive but it's a hard piece to find. In keeping with your '3PO theme :wink: Screenshot_20180813-001320.png Can you tell us more about this, is it one of the Spanish comic figure prototypes? Pulsar that 3po is great what’s the story behind it ? Prototype ? I think Laurenc...
by laurencedyer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Cardback Valuations
Replies: 6
Views: 608

Re: Cardback Valuations

ChallengerFox wrote:I think I have a Vader 12 back but not the one you mentioned, i'll double check though.



Thanks buddy.
by laurencedyer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Most Wanted
Topic: WTB Palitoy ESB 45AD Darth Vader Cardback
Replies: 0
Views: 572

WTB Palitoy ESB 45AD Darth Vader Cardback

Looking for a Palitoy ESB 45AD Darth Vader Cardback.

Condition isn't of great importance, obviously the nicer the better but would be happy with nameplate cut etc.

Thanks.
by laurencedyer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Cardback Valuations
Replies: 6
Views: 608

Re: Cardback Valuations

ChallengerFox wrote:Is there a guide anywhere which could give me an idea what cardbacks are worth ? I have loads and I’m thinking of selling mine to concentrate more on my loose collection , thanks.



I don't suppose you have a Palitoy ESB Vader Bounty Hunter Offer card back at all?
by laurencedyer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: WATCH OUT THREAD – ANOTHER FAKE ITEM DISCOVERED
Replies: 48
Views: 4069

Re: WATCH OUT THREAD – ANOTHER FAKE ITEM DISCOVERED

To me it's more alarming that this stuff is getting sold at places like farthest from, you would not expect to buy fakes from a place like that, surely the sellers must be concerned about being rumbled and confronted at such events Spot on. Events like FF and Echo Live should really be considered s...
by laurencedyer
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

This piece is the production budget for ROTJ. The following is the description of the item when it was for sale a few years back. A binder containing the production budget from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Housed in a blue plastic three-ring binder, this binder consists of 140 mimeographed typesc...
by laurencedyer
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

There are some fantastic items here. That Lyons Maid ice-cream pricelist is a rare old beast. I think Simon Mcowan acquired one of those a year or two ago if memory serves me correct. Cardbackkid Laurence you definitely have some real history there ! :o ... do you ever plan on opening the champagne ...
by laurencedyer
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 107
Views: 6739

Re: Show of your truly rare items

I have numerous one of a kinds I could offer but I thought these were the finer examples. First up is my Trilogo Spanish Bubble Amanaman. During the last four years or so whilst researching every format and keeping my eyes on the beastie for a constant 3 years of that I have only been able to obser...
by laurencedyer
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 49
Views: 6571

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

Great work Laurence , I am only getting back into collecting and finding all this out is truly shocking , that 8 pack I had and is listed as fake in your guide was accepted as real years back , I am fxxking gutted here as I loved that piece . Thanks for fxxk all Jeff you crook Lionel, have I stirre...

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