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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Captainsolo1978 » Mon May 22, 2017 9:57 pm

Awesome scores! Three Yaks in one place!!!!

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Postby poncho » Tue May 23, 2017 10:40 am

party time! woop woop :lol:

love this! love the art!

unopened bag of large balloons rotj era (1983) made by ariel in ireland licence by kiwi products.

enjoy
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Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Tue May 23, 2017 11:16 am

poncho wrote:party time! woop woop :lol:

love this! love the art!

unopened bag of large balloons rotj era (1983) made by ariel in ireland licence by kiwi products.

enjoy


Chris, those balloons are awesome! I'm certain I remember them but probably on a peg rather than at my party. Waaaaah!

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Postby SAVORY100 » Tue May 23, 2017 2:27 pm

poncho wrote:party time! woop woop :lol:

love this! love the art!

unopened bag of large balloons rotj era (1983) made by ariel in ireland licence by kiwi products.

enjoy


LOVE IT!!! 8) 8)
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Postby SublevelStudios » Wed May 24, 2017 10:45 am

Another Palitoy item I've been after for a long time. An ESB Luke Laser Pistol :) Really tough to find and I think there's just one more Palitoy variation I need to complete the run, an ESB Han Solo Laser Pistol, the quest continues...

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Postby Bonsai_Tree_Ent » Wed May 24, 2017 2:55 pm

Mark, great selection of blasters! What is the story with the purple backing for the 3 Position Laser Rifle? (I've only ever seen them with red backings before).

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Postby SublevelStudios » Wed May 24, 2017 3:54 pm

Bonsai_Tree_Ent wrote:Mark, great selection of blasters! What is the story with the purple backing for the 3 Position Laser Rifle? (I've only ever seen them with red backings before).


Was bought from a childhood loft find a few years back. It's completely legit and another collector told me he had seen another one with a purple insert some years previously. I can only imagine that Palitoy ran short of the standard red card stock and used whatever similar stuff they had to hand, in this case purple.

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Postby Richard_H » Wed May 24, 2017 5:39 pm

We've talked about the purple one on the podcast. Think Gary Smith may have one?
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Postby MarkG » Wed May 24, 2017 7:05 pm

Added another Stormtrooper cardback to my focus this morning with thanks to a local ish guy to me..

The elusive 41bk !!

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Postby coomber75 » Wed May 24, 2017 11:08 pm

stinning items guys love the blasters!!!

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Postby palitoyjunky » Thu May 25, 2017 3:50 pm

The purple inner on the 3 position is just mad looking 8)
Lovin the clean 41 Stormie cardback too :)
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Postby palitoyjunky » Thu May 25, 2017 3:51 pm

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My latest pick up. Real minty condition 8)
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Postby SOJ » Thu May 25, 2017 5:09 pm

I hope I don't cause WW3 by posting this. I don't normally go in for customs at all. But going through my box of beater figures this was too tempting. Made up of 2 loose limbs figures with various paint rubs I've created this:

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I've seen others post them in past and of all the customs I've seem this is the one that does it for me. Luke Jedi final duel. Sits nicely next to my regular Luke Jedi, he look the business.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Thu May 25, 2017 7:49 pm

It's your Birthday, Dan, totally allowable. Actually, it looks brilliant.

Now that is a minty Vader. Beautiful!

Great blaster collection, Mark. They look awesome. See you haven't gone for the "Only-40%-of-the-box-left" variant of the 3 Positon laser rifle that sold at Vectis today :lol:

Nice Pali cardback, too. Enjoying picking up the card backs more and more and there are still bargains to be had.

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Postby SAVORY100 » Thu May 25, 2017 8:58 pm

SOJ wrote:I hope I don't cause WW3 by posting this. I don't normally go in for customs at all. But going through my box of beater figures this was too tempting. Made up of 2 loose limbs figures with various paint rubs I've created this:

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I've seen others post them in past and of all the customs I've seem this is the one that does it for me. Luke Jedi final duel. Sits nicely next to my regular Luke Jedi, he look the business.


Looks great... I'm at a loss though (and probably being really dumb)... what is the torso from?
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