Latest Acquisitions

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Post by ScruffyLookingNH » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:32 pm

Mini99 wrote: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 rare for me but Matt Fox did a super deal on these two stunning condition Palitoy Jedi cards. This is about the 4th Boushh I’ve had but the first one in truly lovely condition. I’ve always wanted a nice long bubble Chewie but never found one I was certain wasn’t a TT. These are part of a bigger find that are loft fresh having been bought off the shelf BITD, so I know, categorically; this is a non-TT Chewie.

Cheers Matt :)
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Post by coomber75 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:40 pm

couple of cracking mocs

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Post by Mini99 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:51 pm

Great pair of Jedi MOCs, and as they are Palitoy nice clear bubbles.
I don’t collect Jedi MOCs but Leia is really nice, Matt has sold some stunning MOCs on FB this week.
I only missed out on a Luke Jedi Tri Logo by minutes myself.

Grading is now beyond me, but when I got back into the hobby I was not confident to decide what was original and what wasn’t, so did have a few loose bits graded.
My advice would now be to educate yourself in what’s what, before thinking of grading, it’s more fun and involving.
Remember grading is only an opinion at that moment in time...and as humans we are all infallible... :?

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Post by welshwookie » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:13 pm

Those palitoy's are very ,very nice.

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Post by dienstuhr » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:29 am

Wanted to post this one as I reckon it was a good score, and those have been few and far between for me lately...
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Euro 3.50 (!) off eBay from a seller in the Canary Islands, of all places. Missing one of the boulders, but I happen to have a spare that came with another Ewok thing so in my hands, it's complete.

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Post by grinchy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:06 am

Nice ewok glider, and for a bargain price to, very cool,glad your able to complete it :D
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Post by theforceuk » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:10 pm

Great score on the glider, cheaper than when they first came out. Nice MOCs as well.
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Post by Ruby2511 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:01 am

dienstuhr wrote:Wanted to post this one as I reckon it was a good score, and those have been few and far between for me lately...

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Euro 3.50 (!) off eBay from a seller in the Canary Islands, of all places. Missing one of the boulders, but I happen to have a spare that came with another Ewok thing so in my hands, it's complete.

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Post by Alisdairmac » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:56 pm

I got this large 48 piece vme shipping container today. Goes well with the smaller 12 piece container I already had. Anyone got 60 misb bilogo vme to fill them :lol:
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Post by dienstuhr » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:47 am

theforceuk wrote:Great score on the glider, cheaper than when they first came out. Nice MOCs as well.
Thanks! Can't see it in the pic, but it has a Palitoy "Coalville, Leicester" sticker on the top as well :D
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Post by Scarifpacific » Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:21 pm

Just added this rather lovely Radar Laser Cannon to my collection. It’s still sealed on the top.
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Post by theforceuk » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:18 pm

dienstuhr wrote:
theforceuk wrote:Great score on the glider, cheaper than when they first came out. Nice MOCs as well.
Thanks! Can't see it in the pic, but it has a Palitoy "Coalville, Leicester" sticker on the top as well :D
Very nice! I'm pretty sure all Ewok Gliders sold in the UK had that sticker slapped on the box somewhere. :)
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Post by spoons » Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:53 pm

Loving that Chewie Si - a beauty, and some serious mini-rig love going on. Like buses.

After a bit of a hiatus, here's my second die cast in a week. A Sears Landspeeder mailer, I've not seen many of these boxes with most seemingly J C Penney.
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Post by Cazza » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:49 pm

Great pick ups!

Nice Jedi MOCs, Si. Cracking Chewie and the Palitoy Leia Boussh is one of my fav ROTJ MOCs.

Absolute bargain, Dallas! :shock:

Good score on the shipper, Alisdair.

VERY nice Radar Canon, Si! 8)

Andy, well done on getting hold of that Landspeeded mailer- very nice indeed!
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Post by Alisdairmac » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:31 pm

Scarifpacific wrote:Just added this rather lovely Radar Laser Cannon to my collection. It’s still sealed on the top.

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That's nice. I've not been into sealed items much up to now but recently whenever I see a sealed mini rig I feel very tempted to look for one.

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