Die cast reference site

Information on variations, weapons, cleaning and repair etc
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awesome guide thanks all

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Big news in the world of die cast another box variation has been spotted by Paul (Peekaygee73)

I've now split the SW7 into A and B types

http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk ... variations

Keep those eyes peeled as this resource is very much a group effort!
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Cheers Andy, happy to make a small contribution to such a fantastic site :)

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This is a fantastic site ! Love seeing all the different card/box variations .

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Exciting news in the workd of die cast. Yet another cardback variation has been identified and one more card back for Mr Palitoy to find!

There was an error on the first issue Landspeeder with a mirror image shown of the toy (lower photo on the SW12A), that was subsequently corrected on the SW12B. There doesn't seem much difference in rarity but it's amazing that it wasn't identified before - maybe because no-one was looking?

https://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.u ... variations

I'll update the matrix this weekend, but essentially all foreign released Land Speeders are corrected SW12B
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awesome update spoons

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Just had a look through the reference sites, very informative Spoons and lovely pics to 8)

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Thanks both, there’s been two additions in the last 12 months, I love die cast for that very reason. So little is documented and I’m learning all the time
http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk for all your vintage die cast needs

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whats tge going rate on tie bomber loose spoons any idea??? i need to finish my loose run lol

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coomber75 wrote:whats tge going rate on tie bomber loose spoons any idea??? i need to finish my loose run lol
Seem to have stabilised around the £250 - £300 mark loose but I'm sensing a bit of a drop off in die cast prices so maybe hang on a bit and see if £150-£200 becomes the norm again?

good luck Les!
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thanks mate will kerp my eyes open

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One for you die cast variant fiends. A great and well researched piece by Justin is now up in the featured article section of the website. Some really clear photos of those differences. Great job Justin! I've also updated the ESB 11C page to feature factory codes at the request of Jason.

https://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.u ... d-articles

It’s the last article on the page
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Happy it’s finally up for everyone to check out. Hopefully more variants surface from other collectors checking their Die Cast collections.

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