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by scooternick
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time you saw a carded figure out in the wild?
Replies: 19
Views: 419

Re: When was the last time you saw a carded figure out in the wild?

Spanish seaside town circa 1994. 1 x jabba playset, 3 x ewok handgliders. Shop keeper probably thought i was a weirdo buying the lot! There were also he-man toys which i didn't buy
by scooternick
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: FORUM FIGURE 2018 - THE GRAND FINAL
Replies: 58
Views: 1013

Re: FORUM FIGURE 2018 - THE GRAND FINAL

Hoth for me. The figure that looked way harder than the film character.
by scooternick
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Your personal favourite underrated figure
Replies: 36
Views: 652

Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

CCP for me too. That helmet 8)
by scooternick
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Star Wars Films
Topic: Rate TLJ out of ten
Replies: 118
Views: 3513

Re: Rate TLJ out of ten

A solid '7' to honour the now unemployed len goodman. Best moment for me was the ending of phasma. Fuck me, her character was about as strong as a Porg fart!!
by scooternick
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Star Wars Films
Topic: The Last Jedi latest trailer
Replies: 44
Views: 2254

Re: The Last Jedi Trailer latest trailer

I heard 'Gerbil' is a reincarnation of Han
by scooternick
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What's your most & least favourite type of SW toys to collect?
Replies: 30
Views: 1420

Re: What's your most & least favourite type of SW toys to collect?

Mine's easy. I have an attachment to the things that were difficult to get when I was growing up, ie cantina figures and jawa. I dislike most of the RoTJ figures as they were two a penny when I was a child. It probably just matches my personality type as I tend to be drawn to the things I perceive a...
by scooternick
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: You have to see this! 1980 report on new ESB toys!
Replies: 14
Views: 1013

Re: You have to see this! 1980 report on new ESB toys!

This was so good, thanks for posting. That dad who was interviewed looked a bit suspect! I reckon he was the one with the fetish. Nice flasher jacket too.....
by scooternick
Thu May 11, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Was all star wars toy sold in your country ?
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Re: Was all star wars toy sold in your country ?

I used to think twin pod cloud car was usa only and a grail piece back in my childhood!! My neighbour had one from the states. Turns out they were sold in uk.
by scooternick
Tue May 02, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Star Wars Toy in the shops ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1766

Re: Star Wars Toy in the shops ?

Carrefour in Swindon before it became Asda
by scooternick
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time (first time round1) you spotted the original toys?
Replies: 41
Views: 2114

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

Northern Spanish coast circa 1993'ish. 3 ewok hangliders, jabba and he man attack traks. Cleared them out of star wars!!
by scooternick
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: More flippers than collectors?
Replies: 17
Views: 914

Re: More flippers than collectors?

Why not sell what you can do without whilst the market is buoyant, hold the profit and be patient. Purchase what you want when the market takes a wobble, which it will at some point. I think nowadays the best asset for a collector is patience!
by scooternick
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

I think so. Near duckson and pinker music shop. Had 2 floors. Clarkspienchips met prowse there! :evil: Shamelessly copied from my Childhood limelight thread- these are figures I had carded or mailaway. SW R5-D4 (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980) SW Death Star Droid (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980) SW Luke X-Win...
by scooternick
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: What did everyone have in their childhood collection?

Bought a walrus man from zodiac in swindon and loads from trents! Shamelessly copied from my Childhood limelight thread- these are figures I had carded or mailaway. SW R5-D4 (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980) SW Death Star Droid (Zodiac Toys, Swindon 1980) SW Luke X-Wing (seaside shop in Cornwall 1980) ESB...
by scooternick
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: figures for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 926

Re: figures for sale

Let's not patronise people chaps! Put the shoe on the other foot......
by scooternick
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Places in the uk that sell vintage SW?
Replies: 48
Views: 2838

Re: Places in the uk that sell vintage SW?

Ps - contact ben on facebook beforehand and he'll bring mocs and other stuff to the shop to look at before purchasing. He doesn't keep mocs at the shop from what I can see. Collectors Cave in Bristol, run by Ben Snell. Loads of SW toys and other 80's vintage. Positioned within an indoor retro market...

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