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Discuss vintage Kenner and Palitoy Star Wars toys from the 1977-1985 era.
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I have just bought my first Die cast snowspeeder cost me 99p it is shitty but I just wantes to have a look at what they are like before i start to collect them.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... %3AIT&rd=1

What I would like to know is what price range do people pay for these in good condition? Has anyone got some And how many are there in the range???

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I too would be interested to know, i recently purchased a vintage Die-cast Darth Vader Tie Fighter still factory sealed and in quite decent packaging. This cost me about £36 all in from the US and i really like it. The back of the card has pictures of the Kenner figures (21 if i can remember) and other Die-cast models. I dont know if this was expensive, cheap?

In comparison to some loose afa items i have acquired lately i suppose it is cheap in comparison.

I will post a picture of it tomorrow, i am now going to try and hunt down a factory sealed normal Tie Fighter, X-Wing and Snow Speeder but would love an idea of what to pay.
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Also to add to the above, the vehicle sounds quite interesting the wing pops off as though you have battle damage and an escape podule thing pops out as well. I thought those features were pretty neat and it was tempting to open just to fiddle with those, but i wont. :)
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theres 11 all together
land speeder
x-wing
slave 1
snowspeeder
imperial cruiser +mini blockade runner
falcon
y-wing
cloud car
imperial tie fighter+ pilot
darth vaders tie fighter +pilot
tie bomber
most are valued between £15 and £40 loose in mint condition ,but the bomber goes for £140 dont know why got this info from a book
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I have a cloud car loose, not brilliant condition, but you are welcome to it if someone on here wants it.

Trade perhaps?
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I have found this one on Ebay and the seller has many others

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... %3AIT&rd=1

dont know whether the price is right?

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I noticed his auctions last night and was going to bid on a few, he doesn't seem to take paypal though :(
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I noticed his auctions last night and was going to bid on a few, he doesn't seem to take paypal though
A lot of sellers in the us dont except paypall. I think some areas in the middle of hicksville , knowhere just cannot use paypall due to paypalls coverage.
This can only lead me down a dark path....... Again. Lol
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Post by craignwo4life »

I had them all except for the Y-Wing (too big and rubbish looking) and Tie Bomber (too expensive). I have kept the Falcon and both Tie Fighters as they look good on display but sold the others.

Prices can vary depending on condition as they are prone to stone chips and discolouration. The Tie Bomber could cost over £100 and is hard to find but the others will be around £5 - £20.
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Post by roundster »

I never had the Die cast as a kid but they do look great carded!!
Would be tempted by that guys auctions, but not sure if the weight of them will pull the bubbles off in transit?? :?
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Post by mash »

Roundster I think you might be right depends on how they are packed. I am more interested in the loose ones like these few also from down under

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VINTAGE-STAR-WARS ... dZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VINTAGE-STAR-WARS ... dZViewItem

I love the destroyer with the Tantive that is so 8)



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Post by spoons »

Tie bomber goes for around £50-£100 loose

£36 for a carded DV tie is good. I've seen loose ones go for £25

Here's a pic of all the ships apart from the tie bomber


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http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/pho ... 3282ivymNg

and a carded tie


http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/pho ... 3282eclcvw

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Spoons, how long have you had your carded Tie and how much did you pay for it?
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inzaman wrote:Spoons, how long have you had your carded Tie and how much did you pay for it?
Inzaman, I bought it in August from an American seller. Its in pretty good condition apart from a very small tear to the left side of the card (top corner), and cost £30 including P&P. :D

the back is the 12 back version, at the moment its my favourite item in my collection.
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Post by captaincaveman »

Im selling all my loose diecast, all complete. i haven't got the tie bomber

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All pretty good condition(your gonna get chips on die cast)

Pm if your interested :D
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