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by laurencedyer
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Show of your truly rare items
Replies: 36
Views: 477

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: 36
Views: 477

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: 36
Views: 477

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: 47
Views: 3487

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...
by laurencedyer
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

The amount of investigating and comparisons you have provided is quite something, I am thinking you would be great in a forensics position :D I don’t think I have a steady enough hand for forensics Vince. I am surprised you have not had many questions relating to this post as of yet, maybe many hav...
by laurencedyer
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

What makes more sense is that these were put together by Palitoy and that Woolies may have been the only major retailer to pick these up and sell them. I think that is the case because Toy Toni has stock of various offer sticker items including bandolier straps and mini rigs. The irony in this rese...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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 Childh...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Observation 10. Timeline of all 3 pack variants recording the dates that each pack were noticed from the search findings. The date of the collectors post or the sale date that each of the three variants of packs has been recorded from where the search of the pack when first identified in order to o...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Klaatu Skiff has 3 styles. Palitoy a, Euro a / Meccano red sticker & ESB d Klaatu Skiff.jpg Teebo has 3 styles They are Palitoy a, ROTJ c & h. Teebo.jpg The third pack has numerous anomalies regarding the contents. I was able to document the baggie class information believed to be the conte...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Observation 9. Suspect packs with baggies and their content anomalies. Before you observe the anomalies that have been identified I will clarify a couple of details regarding the text printed on some classifications of baggies. The Chewbacca is in a Palitoy - a baggie. The characteristics of a Pali...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Observation 8. Figure comparison analysis. The statistics below are the individual figure numbers identified from studying both types of packs. There are many observations to consider. The Suspect Packs have not been observed with any Vader's, however there are 4 in the Palitoy packs. All of the Va...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Observation 7. Pack baggie Contents. The baggie contents of the packs were observed and after studying all of the images of both the Palitoy created pack's and the Suspect packs, the loose figures and baggie ratios were documented. The majority of the contents could be identified but as stated on p...
by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Suspect created packs

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by laurencedyer
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Woolworths Special Buy 8 Star Wars Figures for 99p Pack Research Findings
Replies: 47
Views: 3487

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

Observation 6 Woolworths 8 Pack research data. When the research was first undertaken a search for all the packs available on all platforms that could be thought of to create a population report was conducted in order to complete a comprehensive comparison. The four forums, Star Wars Forum UK, Rebe...

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