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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Thomas/Sweden » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:10 pm

Thanks guys and Jawsome Trijawas Edd!

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Cazza » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:05 pm

Awesome Jawa Edd. Don't see those very often! 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Mini99 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:29 pm

Haven’t posted much here for a while, but this arrived today from SAVORY100.
I know that the back has the first owners marks of what figures he had and wanted, and what a lucky chap he was!
But I find the marks, circles and ticks endearing, one of the main reason that I went for it.
I can imagine him hunched over the card marking which one he already had, what do you think?
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Jez » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:38 pm

So what have you shown off in 4 days? Some amazing carded figures!

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Laurence: Great score on the Spanish Tri Logo Amanaman, great sticker on the reverse
Roundster: That's a real shame about the R5 but those 3 for under £200 is great. 3 cracking figures, no pun intended.

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Thomas/Sweden: I simply love the Chewie card, great pick up.
Edd: wow mate that's a great tactic which has really paid off for you. Well done mate.

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Mini99: I love that too! A great Han carbonate there mate.

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby coomber75 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:54 pm

Damn mini v envious i need a han carbonite potf in my life

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Cazza » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:04 pm

Nick, lovely Han Carbonite 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby theforceuk » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:51 pm

Love the Han Carbonite, I also think it’s cool having the figures circled on the back.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:43 pm

Haven’t posted on this thread before but happy to finally get my hands on a Hollow Cheeks Tusken Raider and for under £100 including postage. One of my 2017 goals ticked off and should have another one to show you guys later in the week :D
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby SAVORY100 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:48 pm

Mini99 wrote:Haven’t posted much here for a while, but this arrived today from SAVORY100.
I know that the back has the first owners marks of what figures he had and wanted, and what a lucky chap he was!
But I find the marks, circles and ticks endearing, one of the main reason that I went for it.
I can imagine him hunched over the card marking which one he already had, what do you think?


So good to see him appreciated in his new abode and looks cracking in the GW case too! 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby subzero » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:50 pm

Very nice Han carbonite.

I'm also a bit of a 'history guy', i'm fascinated with the past and believe in preserving it so to see those markings on the back is quite cool. It's a piece of actual collecting history recorded on the card, can't beat that!

Very nice!
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Mini99 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:56 pm

Thanks for all the comments guys, appreciated. :D
Just love the kids marks on cards, I find it endearing,
Thanks Stephen, he does look great in his new case, thanks!

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:28 am

And here’s one of my other goals for 2017 ticked off - an AT-ST Scout Walker. Very happy with this one. Thanks to everyone who chipped in with their verdict on the packaging on my previous thread. :D
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby subzero » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:59 am

That really is one stunning packaging, well done! 8)
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Darth Bobby » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:08 pm

TheJabbaWookie wrote:And here’s one of my other goals for 2017 ticked off - an AT-ST Scout Walker. Very happy with this one. Thanks to everyone who chipped in with their verdict on the packaging on my previous thread. :D


Wow what a beauty. Very nice.

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Postby Darth Bobby » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:12 pm

For 30+ years this old timer has been without a cape. With winter coming I felt it was time to put that right. A few quid off a reputable dealer on Ebay and I’m chuffed to bits that my childhood Ben finally has a cape. It’s not the biggest purchase but sometimes it’s the small investments that are the best.
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