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by Wreck-It Ralph
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

That Hoth Trooper story is pretty awesome, i'm taking it owners of other examples spotted this news online and checked what they had in their collections and found the same one that they never knew they had, then decided to cash in on it's rarity, which is why several of them surfaced just after yo...
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

This question and topic should always be considered when some clown appears on eBay or FB etc listing a piece as extremely rare because “there are only 3 known graded examples” :!: There may also be 20 known ungraded examples :!: :!: and indeed many unknown examples :!: :!: :!: This is a conversati...
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time you saw a carded figure out in the wild?
Replies: 15
Views: 244

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

I wonder what it is like in other countries with other franchises like Glasslite in Brazil, it would be nice to stumble across a MOC Vlix in a little corner shop.
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Where do you buy Rare MOC?
Replies: 24
Views: 392

Re: Where do you buy Rare MOC?

Thanks for all you responses. Looks like I will have to improve my networking skills as to date they have been poor. You will more likely to succeed in networking on forums with old timers, show offs on FB are usually newbies and they may or may not have the rare items you want. Locating the item i...
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

This question and topic should always be considered when some clown appears on eBay or FB etc listing a piece as extremely rare because “there are only 3 known graded examples” :!: There may also be 20 known ungraded examples :!: :!: and indeed many unknown examples :!: :!: :!: As Jon says above ne...
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Where do you buy Rare MOC?
Replies: 24
Views: 392

Re: Where do you buy Rare MOC?

jared007 wrote:As others have said, the rare stuff you probably need to go networking. Otherwise you are covering a good number of avenues - more than most people do I'd say!


Do you have to use Facebook for Jabba's Palace to work on Star Wars Tracker? What Auctions does it track?
by Wreck-It Ralph
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: You try and help some people.......
Replies: 14
Views: 322

Re: You try and help some people.......

lejackal wrote:
FFS it is actual fucking market data of actual vintage MOCs being sold - what is not to understand?


What does FFS stand for?
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

I always loved this story where a guy found a Action Comics Volume 1 (Origin of Superman) in a ceiling void of a 1938 house he was renovating.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ipped.html
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time you saw a carded figure out in the wild?
Replies: 15
Views: 244

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

I've just had this cool video sent to me from an old member of this site https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3I6h_HAfys enjoy! Is it just me or i that video clearly fake? Anybody could walk in to a supermarket with a MOC and put it on a hanger to make a video like this. He does put it through the till...
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Star Wars Events
Topic: Star Wars: A New Hope Live In Concert - Nov & Dec 18
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Star Wars: A New Hope Live In Concert - Nov & Dec 18

I have also booked Close Encounters of the Third Kind in the Royal Albert Hall, looking forward to that too but not as much as Star Wars!
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Star Wars Events
Topic: Season of the Force : Star Wars in Disneyland Paris
Replies: 8
Views: 319

Re: Season of the Force : Star Wars in Disneyland Paris

I might take the kids there in April or May, kill two birds with one stone.
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Star Wars Events
Topic: Star Wars: A New Hope Live In Concert - Nov & Dec 18
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Star Wars: A New Hope Live In Concert - Nov & Dec 18

I just ordered mine too, I managed to get a Box which was relatively inexpensive considering.
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

robpmarsh wrote:Your asking how many were sold then......not how many are currently available.

Very different questions.


Good point!

I stand corrected what I actually want to know is how many are currently available.
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: How Many Known Examples Exist?
Replies: 23
Views: 414

Re: How Many Known Examples Exist?

I didn't think this information existed unless Palitoy kept any records but I thought I would ask just in case.
by Wreck-It Ralph
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: When was the last time you saw a carded figure out in the wild?
Replies: 15
Views: 244

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

Great Video.

I have never found a MOC in the wild but I did find a vintage Star Wars No 1 comic in Camden Market in one of the stalls when I was in my early thirties which was equally as exciting for me.

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