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PostSubject: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 10:42 am

Last year it was an early bird mailer, and this year it is a decent lot of MOCs. Smile

Some of you saw this picture on Facebook already, but I figured I'd post here and share a bit of the story.

These came from a local Classifieds listing and I'd been working with the guy for a few days to meet up. Last night I was finally able to meet him and work out a deal. The guy said his parents had bought doubles of the figures, so he'd have one to play with and one to keep nice, so many of them stayed MOC. The other interesting thing was that his parents bought the two Trilogos on a trip to England. He had also mentioned the Imperial Gunner and Han Carbonite were purchased on that trip, but his parents opened them to make room in their luggage. Shocked After inspecting everything, I believe all the loose figures came from Tri cards as every single one of them are no coo versions. His parents had also taped the weapons to each figure, so they were all complete.



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sweet find Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 10:53 am

Congratulations mate, you are very lucky king
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 11:04 am

Uhhhh nice pick up . What is that green sticker on the Jawa card ?

I love stickers :-)
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 11:08 am

Shawn that's brilliant. Great lot of stuff - bit of everything really. And good call by the parents to keep the loose accessories close to hand Very Happy The bubbles look pretty clear on the ROTJ mocs.

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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 12:07 pm

Nice score, Shawn! Always nice to see these kind of finds. Makes you wonder that there are still small undiscovered treasures out there to be found. Cool


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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 12:12 pm

Shawn, that is a great pick up with a cool story, well done my friend.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 14, 2012 4:46 pm

wow very nice find shawn mate Wink

are the boxes sealed ? they look well minty buddy

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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeWed Feb 15, 2012 6:09 am

Opportunities like that are few & far between. It's great that you were able to strike a deal before someone else snapped them up! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeWed Feb 15, 2012 7:25 am

They went overseas and didn't bring the kid a few trilogo Madines? Bad parents..........

Hey that's a great score , Shawn. Hopefully it'll feed the hobby for a bit (if you're selling)

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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeWed Feb 15, 2012 1:50 pm

@Darthberizing wrote:
They went overseas and didn't bring the kid a few trilogo Madines? Bad parents..........

Hey that's a great score , Shawn. Hopefully it'll feed the hobby for a bit (if you're selling)


Thanks John. Quite a bit of it will be for sale at the virtual comic-con/Toy Show this weekend. It is helping to fund a purchase that is already en-route to me that I should have some time next week. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 17, 2012 2:58 pm


Great find, Shawn, looks great displayed like that on the table!

Hey wait a minute, is that Elvis sitting on your right shoulder? Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 17, 2012 7:23 pm

@Dr Dengar wrote:

Great find, Shawn, looks great displayed like that on the table!

Hey wait a minute, is that Elvis sitting on your right shoulder? Very Happy


lol! I didn't notice that. My wife is an Elvis collector. You can also see Graceland on the shelves behind me.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Local Find   Another Local Find I_icon_minitimeTue Feb 21, 2012 9:26 pm

I said it on FB, but Ill say it here.........AWESOME FIND! The back story is great on it.
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