Latest Acquisitions

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Alisdairmac » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:55 pm

Plastikheld wrote:Collecting since 1994. Never wanted to pay the market prices for a lose Vinyl Cape Jawa. Now patience paid off, when this little fella popped up on ebay as a buy-it-now for € 300/£ 270 including the card with (correct) open bubble. As I had a code, I only paid € 285 /£ 255.
The last few days were a thrill - until it arrived today I could not be sure, if it was genuine. On the auction picture you could see absolutely nothing. But several parameters let me take the risk. Displays great and I think I won't ever come nearer to a VCJ MOC than this.

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Cazza » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 am

What a tremendous pick up that VCJ is! Huge congratulations!!!

Ruby, nice market pick up. Always good to find something in the 'real world'.

Really like all the more oddball stuff being found as well. S1dow, love the books and transfer sets.

Benny, that card has got to be one of the best- she looks amazing!

Andy, the Dairylea stuff is fab- been after these myself. So hard to find!

TheJabbaWookie, that ESB stand is absolutely superb!!!

Got a couple of small bits recently: picked up a couple of diecast bits from gammoguard and a minty Stormie from ebay.

Finally, managed to get hold of a full set of Battlestar Galactica Shreddies scenes. Know they're not SW, but I hope people will appreciate them. Arguably harder to find than the SW ones and often go for crazy prices. Got these for a smidge over £30, so really chuffed. They will make up part of my extended childhood focus.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by chrisfnx » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:53 pm

Nice pick ups guys! Bought this jawa recently, 41back. It’s a bit different, it comes with the Han blaster instead of Jawa one
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Post by Palifan » Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:52 pm

Finally, managed to get hold of a full set of Battlestar Galactica Shreddies scenes. Know they're not SW, but I hope people will appreciate them. Arguably harder to find than the SW ones and often go for crazy prices. Got these for a smidge over £30, so really chuffed. They will make up part of my extended childhood focus.

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Well that's a result with the BSG Shreedies scenes! Great price you picked them up for and something that I keep forgetting that I'd also like to have lol!

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by s1d0w » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:03 pm

Another item I never managed to get as a youngster. Couldn't resist this one.
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Post by TheJabbaWookie » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:42 pm

s1d0w wrote:Another item I never managed to get as a youngster. Couldn't resist this one.
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I actually haven’t seen a photo of one of these. Thanks for sharing

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Post by s1d0w » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:58 pm

Some gum stickers from Turkey made by Kent I believe. Don't know much more about them. I know this isn't a complete set, so if anyone has any I don't have I'm open to trade.
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Post by s1d0w » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:17 pm

This arrived this morning. Dinged card and a small crack in the bubble but good enough for me.

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Post by timbo72 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:31 pm

Loving all the recent buys, especially those loose rebel soldiers very cool
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Post by s1d0w » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:01 am

A couple more items arrived this week...

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Post by AndyPreston » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:13 am

Cazza wrote:Finally, managed to get hold of a full set of Battlestar Galactica Shreddies scenes. Know they're not SW, but I hope people will appreciate them. Arguably harder to find than the SW ones and often go for crazy prices. Got these for a smidge over £30, so really chuffed. They will make up part of my extended childhood focus.
Love the Galactica transfers! I haven’t seen these since the 70s but they bring back memories alright, I must have had them along with the SW ones. Great find!
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by stormcab » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:54 pm

chrisfnx wrote:Nice pick ups guys! Bought this jawa recently, 41back. It’s a bit different, it comes with the Han blaster instead of Jawa one
Nice touch on the "miscard"

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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Lom » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:34 pm

Cazza wrote:Finally, managed to get hold of a full set of Battlestar Galactica Shreddies scenes. Know they're not SW, but I hope people will appreciate them. Arguably harder to find than the SW ones and often go for crazy prices. Got these for a smidge over £30, so really chuffed. They will make up part of my extended childhood focus.
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Probably shouldn’t post these here as had them 40 years and not Star Wars, but funny I should find these whilst rummaging through a box of my old stuff right after seeing your post of BG scenes...
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Post by Cazza » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:52 pm

Lom wrote:
Cazza wrote:Finally, managed to get hold of a full set of Battlestar Galactica Shreddies scenes. Know they're not SW, but I hope people will appreciate them. Arguably harder to find than the SW ones and often go for crazy prices. Got these for a smidge over £30, so really chuffed. They will make up part of my extended childhood focus.
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Probably shouldn’t post these here as had them 40 years and not Star Wars, but funny I should find these whilst rummaging through a box of my old stuff right after seeing your post of BG scenes...
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Great find Martin! What a cool thing to find. Got some of these, but not my childhood ones.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions

Post by Lom » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:59 pm

Cazza wrote:Great find Martin! What a cool thing to find. Got some of these, but not my childhood ones.
You got this one Andy; yours if you want it mate? Just PM me your address if you want it.
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