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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby lejackal » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:52 pm

apack7229 wrote:Thought I'd get into the Halloween spirit so I pick this up.

That's brilliant, never seen one of these before, were they a US only release?

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby apack7229 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:05 am

Not sure but I believe so.
My Fett Showcase: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=33548
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Palifan » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:39 pm

apack7229 wrote:Thought I'd get into the Halloween spirit so I pick this up.



I have the same one as this and picked it up a few years ago in the US from a toy shop I go in now and then. They always have a great supply of vintage toys that seem to come through to them each week so you never know what you'll find.

Such a great piece!

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Cazza » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:55 pm

Nice pic ups! Love that costume 8) Nice poster as well, Kieran. The Stormie cardbacks are cool and the Rebel Commando has got to be one of my favourite ROTJ MOCs 8)

Been a bit busy myself over the last couple of weeks. First up, got this Cliro Vader bubble bath for under a tenner. Had this as a kid, so it's perfect for my Childhood Focus 8) Just need an Artoo now...
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Next up, won this Palitoy Greedo at the recent C&T auction. Was really after the R5, but that went for silly money. Always wanted Greedo as a kid- it was the first figure I picked up on my 7th Birthday in Zodiac Toys, Swindon. My Mum thought it was too scary :lol: so I settled for R5 and DSD.

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Finally, this one came out of the blue. Carl (Lejackal) gave me a shout that this was for sale on Facebook. Reopened my Facebook account to have a look and got the deal done quickly. It was graded and the footer was out of place, so have broken him out and sorted the footer. It also has something unusual about it- anyone spot it? I was dead chuffed to discover this as it's cool and wasn't mentioned in the listing. Couldn't see from the pics either... So, huge thanks to Carl- absolute star - that's what this community is all about 8) This was one of those figures I'd almost resigned myself to not ever getting, which was pretty gutting as it was the only one I still needed for my childhood focus.

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby lejackal » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:03 pm

Cazza wrote:Nice pic ups! Love that costume 8) Nice poster as well, Kieran. The Stormie cardbacks are cool and the Rebel Commando has got to be one of my favourite ROTJ MOCs 8)

Been a bit busy myself over the last couple of weeks. First up, got this Cliro Vader bubble bath for under a tenner. Had this as a kid, so it's perfect for my Childhood Focus 8) Just need an Artoo now...
20171014_124006.jpg

Next up, won this Palitoy Greedo at the recent C&T auction. Was really after the R5, but that went for silly money. Always wanted Greedo as a kid- it was the first figure I picked up on my 7th Birthday in Zodiac Toys, Swindon. My Mum thought it was too scary :lol: so I settled for R5 and DSD.

20171014_123901.jpg

Finally, this one came out of the blue. Carl (Lejackal) gave me a shout that this was for sale on Facebook. Reopened my Facebook account to have a look and got the deal done quickly. It was graded and the footer was out of place, so have broken him out and sorted the footer. It also has something unusual about it- anyone spot it? I was dead chuffed to discover this as it's cool and wasn't mentioned in the listing. Couldn't see from the pics either... So, huge thanks to Carl- absolute star - that's what this community is all about 8)

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You're welcome mate, love the uk price sticker as well, nearly makes it a Palitoy :wink:

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby theforceuk » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:46 pm

Nice Greedo and Boba Fett. :shock: have no idea what's unusual about it though. :oops:
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Postby lejackal » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:58 pm

theforceuk wrote:Nice Greedo and Boba Fett. :shock: have no idea what's unusual about it though. :oops:

When he claimed the bounty he kept the blaster

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby coomber75 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:31 pm

Great items love that greedo really want one!!
Added these today the vader is a bit tatty so a rescue job like my Leia
Any idea how I turn this pic around lol
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby theforceuk » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:35 pm

lejackal wrote:
theforceuk wrote:Nice Greedo and Boba Fett. :shock: have no idea what's unusual about it though. :oops:

When he claimed the bounty he kept the blaster


Still no idea! :lol:

Is it a Han Solo blaster? Average person on Facebook wouldn't even notice that. :lol:

Nice trio of MOC there as well, what's going on here. :shock:
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Cazza » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:58 pm

Nice MOCs Phil 8) Can't beat a SW Jawa 8) If you turn your pic around on your phone, save it, then turn around again and save in the correct position, it should work.

Adam, yeah it's hard to make out, but he's got a smuggler blaster 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby theforceuk » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:20 pm

Cazza wrote:Nice MOCs Phil 8) Can't beat a SW Jawa 8) If you turn your pic around on your phone, save it, then turn around again and save in the correct position, it should work.

Adam, yeah it's hard to make out, but he's got a smuggler blaster 8)


Bloody hell, some Boba Fett that is. :o :)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Mini99 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:31 pm

My what some fantastic Moc’s in the last two posts.
Congratulations to you both.
Andy never owned either a Greedo on a SW card, or a Fett on any card very nice.
And Commber75, love the Imperial Gunner, my favourite figure of the whole line, and a Jawa with a Fett offer, another on my list of wants.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby lejackal » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:10 pm

My own cheeky little Palitoy debut card arrived today
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Cazza » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:56 pm

Very nice, Carl 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Lom » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:53 am

lejackal wrote:My own cheeky little Palitoy debut card arrived today

Fantastic mate - good job - looks great!
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