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by MarkG
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Most Wanted
Topic: WTB: Bossk Mailer, Survival Kit Mailer
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: WTB: Bossk Mailer, Survival Kit Mailer

If you're on FB, join the baggie collective group.

Been a Bossk or 2 on there lately, but prepare to drop £300+. Survival Kit goes from £60+.
by MarkG
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Toy toni crystal ball!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1229

Re: Toy toni crystal ball!!

Wow.. blast from the past that thread... even I commented on it... Oh so much has been learned since..
by MarkG
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 33733
Views: 1209937

Re: Latest Acquisitions

I've had two additions this week which, on the face of it, are nothing special. First is a really nice loose Han Bespin which means I've finally completed my loose first 77 run... 24 years after starting it with Han Trench and Leia Poncho! I've a few to upgrade before I decide whether or not to ven...
by MarkG
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Any idea of grade? Nien Nunb ROTJ MOC
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: Any idea of grade? Nien Nunb ROTJ MOC

Darth Bobby wrote:Go with GW. You can not beat them.


Exactly the reason why I've just removed 2 MOCs from AFA cases due to low grades (60 & 75). GW cases are much nicer, plus you can open them and handle the figure. :D
by MarkG
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Build Your Own R2D2
Replies: 36
Views: 3165

Re: Build Your Own R2D2

Geez.. just noticed it's been just under a year since I updated this.. Just passed the half way point now and things are starting to speed up a bit.... getting to the slightly better stuff now. One leg is now complete... a tad weighty too !! Has motor and sensors built in, so can sense if it gets cl...
by MarkG
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Star Wars Events
Topic: Furthest From 2018 dates
Replies: 84
Views: 6276

Re: Furthest From 2018 dates

Mr-shifter wrote: He also runs with ponies in his spare time.


That's what he tells people... in reality he collects My Little Ponies... :lol:

Farthest From is the best show to get to... hopefully make it to one of them again this year.
by MarkG
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Mystery of John Kellerman Star Wars Action figures book
Replies: 45
Views: 2585

Re: Mystery of John Kellerman Star Wars Action figures book

I picked the book up on it's first (and only release). Was certainly 'the' book to have back then, but now, as others have said, nothing in it cannot be found on the WWW. I see from that RS link, that Tom Derby was getting involved with the extended 1st edition... any idea why he didn't carry it on ...
by MarkG
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?
Replies: 78
Views: 3472

Re: Did potf mocs make it to uk shelves ?

Had pickings of a freshly sealed case of Trilogos in my favourite childhood store in 85... Never knew about POTF until the 90s. Think it was with Jim Stevenson that I first saw them.. can't recall if it was at Memorabilia or listed in M&CM magazine.
by MarkG
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: The Mrs stood on it!
Replies: 18
Views: 1028

Re: The Mrs stood on it!

Hmmm.. wonder if she's now an EX... :lol:

Another gem of a POTF bites the dust... :(
by MarkG
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: FORUM FIGURE 2018 - ROUND 1 - GROUP J
Replies: 11
Views: 536

Re: FORUM FIGURE 2018 - ROUND 1 - GROUP J

3PO gets my top vote too, purely for the play apart feature. Han and Leia come 2nd and 3rd. The rest just don't have it for me.
by MarkG
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Most Wanted
Topic: 2012 silver coin falcon set 2
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: 2012 silver coin falcon set 2

Hi Tom, Welcome to the forum. Just FYI, there are not just silver coins in the 30th anniversary set if you're going for a full set. There's 13 gold and a black coin, which brings the set up to 96 all in. I have the full set in a custom frame, if you're interested... won't be cheap though as there ar...
by MarkG
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: TT Snowtrooper assistance.
Replies: 4
Views: 231

Re: TT Snowtrooper assistance.

Hoth Stormtrooper did come with the larger trilogo style bubble but the corners of where it attaches to the card should be squared and not rounded like yours.
by MarkG
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Ebay Listings
Topic: R2D2 sensor scope
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: R2D2 sensor scope

Geez..

Guess it will be flipped on FB soon though... :lol:
by MarkG
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Graded figures on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Graded figures on ebay

They can be freed... with a big hammer..

Of course the case will be destroyed but a nice openable GW Acrylic case can take it's place so you can take the figure out and view it as much as you like.
by MarkG
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Din I get conned selling
Replies: 77
Views: 5686

Re: Din I get conned selling

Actually he gave me £200 for starters as his "professional evaluation", but after I texted him saying that some of the rare figures are supposedly worth more. He instantly gave me £100. That raised my suspicion about the whole deal and I started to research and found ebay prices and found...

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