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by Snaketibe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Frank, Please come back to the Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Frank, Please come back to the Forum

I also hope Frank comes back to the Forum. He is an incredibly knowledgeable and respected Forum member and it will be a huge loss if he doesn't return :-(.
by Snaketibe
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Vintage toys on Antiques Roadshow in 1999
Replies: 20
Views: 839

Re: Vintage toys on Antiques Roadshow in 1999

I believe vintage Star Wars toys featured on The Antiques Roadshow more than once in the 90's, and I'm pretty sure the link above is not to the episode I remember and was talking about in my post on the previous page (although it's still enjoyable to see this one, so thank you for posting the link)....
by Snaketibe
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Too good to be true?
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Too good to be true?

I think this thread should probably be posted here: viewforum.php?f=5

However, this is not a vintage Y-Wing, but rather the modern line TRU exclusive TAC Y-Wing: http://www.rebelscum.com/TACywingfighter.asp
by Snaketibe
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Moseisley Collectibles
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Moseisley Collectibles

Hi, I have bought a fair few loose weapons and accessories from both moseisley_collectibles and vintagestarwarsuk over the past 2 years. Their stuff is genuine, although with any weapon purchase from any seller, I would always recommend doing the float and drop tests yourself as well as comparing yo...
by Snaketibe
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What’s your favourite First 12 figure loose and is it different to your favourite First 12 MOC?
Replies: 18
Views: 220

Re: What’s your favourite First 12 figure loose and is it different to your favourite First 12 MOC?

Favourite loose would be small head Han (but definitely not old balloon head Han!). It was a favourite of mine when I was a kid, made all the more special because it took me ages to get one. However, close behind Han would be Luke, and he is my favourite carded figure from the first 12; an iconic im...
by Snaketibe
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Valuation needed on ESB carded figures 2
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Valuation needed on ESB carded figures 2

More beautiful cards, but again, I would be interested in the Palitoy Ugnaught, so I'd better not offer my thoughts on the value.
by Snaketibe
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Valuation needed on ESB carded figures 3
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Valuation needed on ESB carded figures 3

Some very nice cards you have there. I'd better not offer my opinion on the value as I would be interested in the IG-88 if you decide to sell it.
by Snaketibe
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Big Thank YOU to Stephen
Replies: 11
Views: 223

Re: Big Thank YOU to Stephen

Top marks to all concerned!
by Snaketibe
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: POTF Yak Face
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: POTF Yak Face

I too was surprised at the price that sold for and how quickly it was snapped up. I can understand that PBP and the like will be expensive, but please don’t take this wrong, this was a POTF card. Are all POTF cards that desirable or do I assume that only the rare ones, Yak, Luke, Han and Anakin etc...
by Snaketibe
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Fake SW collectors?
Replies: 22
Views: 497

Re: Fake SW collectors?

A fake collector? I suppose they might exist, but I've never heard of one.

Changing the subject completely, I thought perhaps you might like to see a photo of me in front of some new shelves I've just bought:

New Acquisition.jpg
by Snaketibe
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Does Trade Bait Work?
Replies: 23
Views: 543

Re: Does Trade Bait Work?

This statement is going to be so obvious, it shouldn't really need making, but just in case anyone hasn't thought of it yet (and with sincere apologies to those who will quite rightly view this as teaching granny to suck eggs), trading any item for another, whether those items are common, uncommon, ...
by Snaketibe
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Do collectors sell to the highest bidder or accept a lower offer from a friend?
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: Do collectors sell to the highest bidder or accept a lower offer from a friend?

I'm sure it varies from collector to collector, from item to item, and from offer to offer. I have sold items to a fellow collector friend before now for less than I might have made elsewhere, but neither did I give them away. 'Mate's rates' are not unusual, I'm sure, but normally if I have somethin...
by Snaketibe
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: It's Another Cracking Cardback!
Replies: 4
Views: 176

It's Another Cracking Cardback!

How about a little Harbert love?... For a price!:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Star-Wars-Ha ... SwNkJaAhgU

:shock:
by Snaketibe
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: now china also try to sell PBP items
Replies: 15
Views: 244

Re: now china also try to sell PBP items

I have to say I agree with peekaygee. Come on subzero, you're better than that horribly racist comment. Don't allow your frustration at some Chinese scammers to colour your view of all Chinese people or all Chinese sellers. Scammers exist in all nations, just look at the scumbags recently trying to ...
by Snaketibe
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Luke X-Wing MoC ESB - Footer Card ?
Replies: 14
Views: 364

Re: Luke X-Wing MoC ESB - Footer Card ?

Congratulations on such a nice MOC. I'm pleased it had the footer after all! :-)

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