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by ScruffyLookingNH
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Diamond in the rough Luke Farmboy
Replies: 30
Views: 423

Re: Diamond in the rough Luke Farmboy

Excellent find. Congratulations. Also admire your decision to keep the original figure with the sabre.

As my idol would say: “He who dares, Rodders”
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: Various Items for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: Various Items for sale

I’d say you’re probably a bit cheap on this, but if you’re happy with the price I’d buy it. Good call. I noticed this on FB, people being honest and stating others are selling too cheaply. Makes the hobby a better place for sure. If a seasoned collector sells something at a price they’re happy with...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: Various Items for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: Various Items for sale

I’d say you’re probably a bit cheap on this, but if you’re happy with the price I’d buy it.
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 35736
Views: 1495453

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Great stuff and variety as always. The mailing stand is awesome. Still regret passing one up MIB at my first FF for £40 :/

The Tupperware is cool. Learn something new everyday.

But the winner by a country mile is he cardigan. Just how to display it?? So damned cool :)
by ScruffyLookingNH
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Star Wars Items for Sale
Topic: TK-7785's Sales Thread - MOCs, Mint Loose Complete and more
Replies: 37
Views: 1073

Re: TK-7785's Sales Thread - MOCs, Mint Loose Complete and more

Chris, I’ll have that ESB shelf talker please.

Carl, you’re a star ;)
by ScruffyLookingNH
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: SWFUK Annual Statistics
Replies: 49
Views: 2658

Re: SWFUK Annual Statistics

Interesting stats and in line with what you see here in terms of activity. I’m trying to, and to a degree succeeding, spend less time on FB and more here. It’s like some tart from Love Island (sorry, don’t know any) vs. Cindy Crawford; uncouth, vacuous and nothing interesting to say vs. timeless be...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: SWFUK Annual Statistics
Replies: 49
Views: 2658

Re: SWFUK Annual Statistics

Interesting stats and in line with what you see here in terms of activity. I’m trying to, and to a degree succeeding, spend less time on FB and more here. It’s like some tart from Love Island (sorry, don’t know any) vs. Cindy Crawford; uncouth, vacuous and nothing interesting to say vs. timeless bea...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: carded valuations please
Replies: 41
Views: 529

Re: carded valuations please

Welcome to the forum. You have some nice items, nothing super rare or desirable but the excellent condition does add a premium to a couple of them. Here's my valuations: Teebo - £45 Chief Chirpa - £60 B-Wing Pilot - £75 Rancor Keeper - £150 (this is the rarer '70B' version of the tri logo cardback)...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Couple of Kenner rotj mocs...
Replies: 24
Views: 482

Re: Couple of Kenner rotj mocs...

Nice collection, I expect you’ve had, or will get a number of PMs so watch out for sharks. As a collection you’ll get 50-70 % of the value. Individually probably something like this: Nien Nunb £70 Kenobi £130 Yoda £180 Desert Fett £450 Luke Jedi £160 Han £300 Luke Bespin £200 Luke Skywalker £600 Tu...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: Latest Acquisitions
Replies: 35736
Views: 1495453

Re: Latest Acquisitions

Great MOC. But why would you pay to have it graded? Beyond me, break it out I say! Why pay to have anything graded? The inconsistency between the same grades is proven beyond doubt and yet grade chasers exist. But yes, grading takes on a new level of lunacy with (great!) pieces like this. Nothing r...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released
Replies: 23
Views: 682

Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Thank you Weasel, it’s been a while since I was last on a forum and it’s taken me a while to work out how to get photos on, hopefully they are visible now? Rob, amazing item. Having seen the photos of the “finished” set it’s a shame it never got made. Looks bloody brilliant and much better than the...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Modern Collecting
Topic: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released
Replies: 23
Views: 682

Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Never released , huh ? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scalextric-Scale-Start-Star-Battle/dp/B00BCU6XVW Well, you find one for sale elsewhere or one that’s sold elsewhere. It was showcased at a Toy Fair in 2013 or so and a price set but it never made it to market. This is a very cool item and I’d love to ...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: East Bristol Auctions
Replies: 23
Views: 390

Re: East Bristol Auctions

It did end up with Bristol TS who called me. The way it works now is you have to report the matter through Citizen's Advice Bureau and they pass it on to the local TS if it's appropriate to do so. Yes, Andy and Andrew are one and the same person. I have his surname but as this is more of a "wat...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Vintage Collecting Chat
Topic: East Bristol Auctions
Replies: 23
Views: 390

Re: East Bristol Auctions

I’ve reported East Bristol to Trading Standards in April 2018. TS actually gave me a call back and said they were going to be discussing with them “just how many offences they’d committed” :lol: . They were selling Real Ghost Busters proof cards as having been obtained directly from an ex-Kenner emp...
by ScruffyLookingNH
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Vintage Valuation Requests
Topic: Special buy figure bag
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Special buy figure bag

Tough one to price. If it's a genuine one it wouldn't surprise me if someone forked out three figures for it. Bare in mind you can then stick your own mint figures or baggies in to make it look great on display again.

Got any photos?

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