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My Childhood Collecting Case!!

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My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Scarifpacific » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:12 am

I thought I’d share with you my no expenses spared, childhood Star Wars figures collecting case. Who needs an expensive Vader and 3PO case, when a cleaned out grout tub will suffice!!!???
I’m also sure you’ll be impressed with my 9 year old grasp of spelling and armour swapping figures.
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby theforceuk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:17 am

This reminds me of my two Ice Cream tubs I kept my figures in. One tub was for baddies and the other for goodies.

Very cool you still have yours! 8)
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Scarifpacific » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:36 am

The majority of my loose run were kept in here. It still has that fantastic fresh plastic smell too.
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Taffius » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:03 am

Scarifpacific wrote:The majority of my loose run were kept in here. It still has that fantastic fresh plastic smell too.


Love it Simon. Shows care anď attention from an early age...destined for a future review and rewarding to see on SWF!
Great nostalgic share!
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby subzero » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:08 am

That's cool, thanks for sharing!

I think all my family's SW figures were kept in a large round emulsion paint tub with the metal handle, it was also full of Lego and M.U.S.C.L.E. figures and the odd random trading card. :lol:
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby spoons » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:12 am

That’s a brilliant thing to still have. Thanks for sharing
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby peekaygee73 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:17 pm

The infamous 'Inverted Bootleg Stormtrooper helmet figure carrying case' :lol: :lol: :wink:

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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Snaketibe » Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:27 pm

Agreed, it's great to still have that, so thanks for sharing the story and photos.

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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Cazza » Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:42 pm

What it's all about 8)
Collecting SW since 1980.
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby paulcalf » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:07 pm

Very nice

Did you draw the stick man as the "saint" ?

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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby StarWarsFan » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:09 pm

Nice one :)

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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Scarifpacific » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:57 pm

paulcalf wrote:Very nice

Did you draw the stick man as the "saint" ?


:lol: It was the height of my artistic abilities!! :lol:
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby subzero » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:07 pm

All I saw when I looked at it was Arnold doing this, just without the muscles :lol: ...

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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Ruby2511 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:36 pm

Very cool 8)
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Re: My Childhood Collecting Case!!

Postby Scarifpacific » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:58 pm

subzero wrote:All I saw when I looked at it was Arnold doing this, just without the muscles :lol: ...

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Rumbled :)
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