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by Cardbackkid
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: Waffle pattern 100% guarantee
Replies: 14
Views: 218

Re: Waffle pattern 100% guarantee

It’s always gamble when buying on line but if it’s been stated it’s 100% original and turns out it’s not you’ll always have eBay on your side so bid away I’d say .
by Cardbackkid
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 32760
Views: 1101226

Re: Latest Acquisitions

69p, even I had money for that in 87 and I was like 5 :lol: Really cool that you've found one that originated from your local childhood shop, how it circulated around for all those decades and somehow found it's way to you is amazing. 8) I got it off eBay and was only 20 odd miles away so still pre...
by Cardbackkid
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 32760
Views: 1101226

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Very happy to add this cardback to my collection it has my local childhood shop price sticker on it ... the shop (Kerrisons) is still there to this day :)

Also note that the date on the sticker has 1987 so this must of been a clearance figure .
by Cardbackkid
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 32760
Views: 1101226

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Some really nice pick ups lately guys , loving all the mocs ! Added this little stunner to my collection :)
by Cardbackkid
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: 79bks sold in Australia ?

mr_palitoy wrote:I got my 79 Back 2-1b a couple of years after I thought I’d finished my kenner MOC run. Hadn’t seen one before that.

Cheers Jason



Did you get it from Australia Jason ?
by Cardbackkid
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: 79bks sold in Australia ?

I did the bulk of my MOC collecting in Australia in the 90s. Just checked and I have ten 79 backs (for comparison I have thirty 77 backs). So maybe that represents a higher proportion than usual? I've also heard that most of the 79s came from Australia. I'm not sure if that was on purpose, more lik...
by Cardbackkid
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: 79bks sold in Australia ?

Yeah there’s a han bespin on eBay Australia and it’s been graded 80 but the bubble also looks very yellow so doubt that would make it in transit .. not that I’m looking to buy it
by Cardbackkid
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: 79bks sold in Australia ?

Ah so it does seem like they may originate from Australia .... very interesting :)
by Cardbackkid
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: 79bks sold in Australia ?

Cheers for the link that was an interesting read , only one post said they got one from Australia so don’t think that’s enough proof to suggest they originate from down under but I’ll keep researching :)
by Cardbackkid
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: 79bks sold in Australia ?
Replies: 11
Views: 229

79bks sold in Australia ?

Hi all , I read recently on a Facebook post that Star Wars and empire characters on rotj 79bks are quite hard to find and that they originate from Australia unfortunately I can no longer find the post but was wondering if anybody has any more info on this as it’s all new to me and have not heard of ...
by Cardbackkid
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?
Replies: 56
Views: 969

Re: Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?

I believe old yak face was only available in Canada .. and I agree it’s very hard to find certain ones with a clear bubble . At-st driver seems to be quite common to find with a clear bubble
by Cardbackkid
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Your personal favourite underrated figure
Replies: 36
Views: 496

Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Removable legs ! ... mind blown :o
by Cardbackkid
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Most Wanted
Topic: Clear Bubble ROTJ Mocs for upgrades!!
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Clear Bubble ROTJ Mocs for upgrades!!

You looking for Kenner or palitoy ? Or either ?
by Cardbackkid
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?
Replies: 56
Views: 969

Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?

Just wondering if the potf range mocs ever made it to the uk shops ? Has anyone seen one with a uk price sticker ?

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