Latest Acquisitions

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Plastikheld » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:33 pm

Stuart Skinner wrote:Obviously we all know that the Imperial Dignitary is the greatest figure in the vintage line. I purchased this off Nick Shear back in January and said I’d pick up as we’re in the same county, never got round to doing that but Nick kindly dropped off my Imp Dig POTF MOC a couple of saturdays ago after 8/9 months to finally complete the greatest shelf in any collection
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by TheJabbaWookie » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:23 pm

Some great Echo pick ups. That Fett Grant, that laser pistol, that Han MOC Stu :D

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Post by skywalker » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:08 pm

Nick_IoW wrote:Congrats on all the purchases! Looking great.

Big thank you to all the people who visited me at Echo - looks like half the stuff here was mine lol. Even some of the bits that weren't, used to be mine.

Great getting to see them live on in new homes :D

Do you not collect anymore have you sold up.? lost the bug.?

I remember a few years ago when this forum was on fire and you were buying everything in sight. :lol:

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Post by Nick_IoW » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:14 pm

skywalker wrote:
Nick_IoW wrote:Congrats on all the purchases! Looking great.

Big thank you to all the people who visited me at Echo - looks like half the stuff here was mine lol. Even some of the bits that weren't, used to be mine.

Great getting to see them live on in new homes :D

Do you not collect anymore have you sold up.? lost the bug.?

I remember a few years ago when this forum was on fire and you were buying everything in sight. :lol:
Just moving the carded out - collecting loose (lots of loose). The carded are out there, I can always pick it up again in the future. Currently loving getting loose through the post, sitting down and cleaning them up - feels much more hands-on, nostalgic and therapeutic.

But my main love (Jawas) and my second love (Canadian Special Offers) are now at the pricey end of the spectrum - so I am wanting to focus my display and funds on those 2 (while collecting more loose).

Also Star Wars nights out aren't cheap :lol: :lol: nor are strippers.

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by UKS » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:10 am

Pretty instant post Echo upgrade:
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Post by Ruby2511 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:31 am

UKS wrote:Pretty instant post Echo upgrade:

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Stunning piece, bet your well pleased 8)
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Post by UKS » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:12 am

Had him/her (Still have him/her!) as a child. I remember the oddball bubble so well.

I got the POTF at Echo, but it just didn't work for me. It has to have the HUUUUGE price sticker and the funny bubble!

I think I'll upgrade my other POTF to Trilogo in the future..

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Post by Mini99 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:34 pm

UKS wrote:Pretty instant post Echo upgrade:

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Down to needing only Yakface!
Nice piece, can’t understand the thinking behind the bubble!

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Post by Ruby2511 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:03 pm

Mini99 wrote:
UKS wrote:Pretty instant post Echo upgrade:

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Down to needing only Yakface!
Nice piece, can’t understand the thinking behind the bubble!
It is a lovely piece, the bubble obscures the lovely card art, very strange !!
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Post by benny100 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:18 pm

I love that Ev 9D9, stunning

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Post by edd_jedi » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:15 pm

It’s taken six months to add another figure to my Palitoy with trilogo bubble run, happy to find this one on German eBay:
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Post by Ruby2511 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:29 pm

Very nice Edd :D
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Plastikheld » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:37 pm

UKS wrote:Pretty instant post Echo upgrade:
That's a beautiful card ... and another example where you can see, that the 1.59 Sticker is underneath the bubble. Love it.
edd_jedi wrote:It’s taken six months to add another figure to my Palitoy with trilogo bubble run, happy to find this one on German eBay:
Nice score ... congrats!
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Post by Cazza » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:43 pm

Amazing pieces! That EV9D9 and Lando Skiff look box fresh! Stunning!

Had a brilliant start to my day today. One of the girls in my class came up to me during registration and handed me this fella. She said she'd told her Dad that I collect old SW figures and he dug out this Lando for me. Very chuffed 8)
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Post by Palifan » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:14 pm

What an amazing Lando treat for you today! He looks really mint as well and maybe you'll get that Palitoy 20 back DSD tomorrow :D

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