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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:11 pm

So i have a question . Is the trilogo boba fett in reality a pbp figure? Ive been into pbp and poch variations lately and already own a trilogo ( lite ) fett . Also is the clipper vader which i also already own a pbp figure as well? Help thanks
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:32 am

I recently received a supposed 21b poch . ive read through everything is the poch discussion threads and it appers there is no confirmed poch 21b . is this true? is there a pbp 21b? I can post pics I you like but there is no factory flaws that would solidify this as being poch other than it was purchased from spain has the typical pbp smell and it was sold to me as poch , any help????
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:30 am

Kenneth and I have discussed the existence of a POCH 2-1B variant since a few years now.

We think he is out there, based upon loose figures which we have acquired from Spanish sources.
But he does not have the typical PBP smell, he is from an earlier era.

Posting pics of my 2-1Bs is now on my To Do List. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Wed Jun 10, 2015 3:42 pm

Something which may interest you Marco?





It was factory sealed and still contains insert and un-used sticker sheet, and PBP instructions Wink

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:49 am

my 21b does have that pbp smell Very Happy . the seller I purchased him from in spain says he is poch for sure ... I doubt that reading the guide but I do think he is a pbp later figure . there is good paint on him and no classic imperfections that are poch traits .  scratch  I am confused on him for sure . scratch  ill post some pics later ,
thanks, bill
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Kenneth and I have discussed the existence of a POCH 2-1B variant since a few years now.

We think he is out there, based upon loose figures which we have acquired from Spanish sources.
But he does not have the typical PBP smell, he is from an earlier era.

Posting pics of my 2-1Bs is now on my To Do List. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:13 pm

walkie wrote:
Something which may interest you Marco?





It was factory sealed and still contains insert and un-used sticker sheet, and PBP instructions Wink

Nah, I am not interested.   lol!

FANTASTIC!!! You managed to get a Poch box with the PBP ESB instructions? Well done!!  :clap:
So indeed there seems to be two instruction leaflets out there for the Poch PDT-8: PBP and Palitoy. Both in english and not in spanish somehow.








Stef as you are the instruction expert, have you encountered a combination of the ESB logo with a 1983 data stamp before?

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:15 pm

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my 21b does have that pbp smell Very Happy . the seller I purchased him from in spain says he is poch for sure ... I doubt that reading the guide but I do think he is a pbp later figure . there is good paint on him and no classic imperfections that are poch traits .  scratch  I am confused on him for sure . scratch  ill post some pics later ,
thanks, bill


Looking forward to some pics, Bill! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:56 pm

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Stef as you are the instruction expert, have you encountered a combination of the ESB logo with a 1983 data stamp before?

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MLC-3, produced by PBP in 1983 on an ESB logo. I'm yet to see the external packaging for this one!



Very odd, in both instances the artwork layout looks to be copied from the Palitoy ESB versions, but both those are copyright 1981. The Palitoy/GM (no logo) leaflets however are copyright 1983. The PBP one's may be an transition from the factory producing PBP copyrighted items to the more generic General Mills, if this was around the 1983 item?!?!?

Do we know where the European/Bilogo ROTJ  MLC-3 with the scarred coo was produced?

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 4:01 pm

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MLC-3, produced by PBP in 1983 on an ESB logo. I'm yet to see the external packaging for this one!


Very Happy



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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Great find but..... it was factory sealed??? you opened it???
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:34 am

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Great find but..... it was factory sealed??? you opened it???

Yeah I'm sending it for U-Grading Smile

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Fri Jun 12, 2015 6:27 am

Only kidding!! it doesn't belong to me and was purchased by the owner as fully sealed. over time the adhesive between the side flap has dried out and come apart allowing the internals to be examined without opening the top or bottom flaps which are still factory taped.


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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:19 am

just received this poch leia hoth from ackbar100 ... thanks cheers
I know its the more common version with the brown hair and dotted emblem but I love it ......
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Sat Jun 13, 2015 7:13 am

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hellhippie wrote:
my 21b does have that pbp smell Very Happy . the seller I purchased him from in spain says he is poch for sure ... I doubt that reading the guide but I do think he is a pbp later figure . there is good paint on him and no classic imperfections that are poch traits .  scratch  I am confused on him for sure . scratch  ill post some pics later ,
thanks, bill


Looking forward to some pics, Bill! Very Happy


Marco as promised , heres some pics of my supposed 21b
as a side note this figure was sold to me as poch along with my chocolate legs han hoth
he is in great shape which worries me a bit lol! there are no meltmarks or drips .there IS a faint pbp smell which is strange as you've said you think 21b is from an earlier era, the welding looks decent
with just a bit of a plastic extrusion between the legs . wondering what anyone thinks . could this be poch ?
obviously there is no concrete evidence on 21b poch but hopefully this helps out a bit , thanks , Bill cheers cheers






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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Sun Jun 21, 2015 5:23 pm

poch at at driver came in the mail red emblems Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Wed Sep 09, 2015 4:30 pm

Some POCHie Droids....





(left to Right) FX-7, R2-D2 - Solid Dome, C-3PO - Fixed Limbs



FX-7 (MIHK COO) - Overspray and mis-spray on the black neck and head, poor paint applications on the eyes with excess drops of paint. Typical "brilliant" POCH white used on the arm, again with overspray on the torso and heavily melted on the under-side.



C-3PO - Fixed Limbs (3 Line COO) A deep almost over glossed golden yellow colour with the typical melt marks to the rear of the torso  and top of the right leg on this example.



R2-D2 - Solid Dome (MIHK COO) - A small red eye on a badly worn "dull" silver dome.

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:15 am

no one has any pictures of a supposed poch r5d4? I recently purchased one and he seems very pochy for sure , sloppy paint on the eyes and head , darker paint on the legs . ill post a pic this weekend
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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:31 pm

i came across this in a job lot and was wandering if its a poch/pbp vader? or is just a general euro

has small chest buttons
injector circle on back of head
ridges bottom at the bottom of torso kinda fizzle/melt away

thoughts?

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PostSubject: Re: THE POCH/PBP GUIDE & DISCUSSION THREAD, PART 2   Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:32 am

Wolff's poch Vader guide
http://swspaceclub.com/wbobafett/poch/poch-variants/darth-vader/

The coo matches but he says there is a Kenner counterpart. The head looks wrong on your compared to his. The body does have that odd sonic weld, but the extra flashing and other melt marks aren't there. These melt marks and flashing in and of themselves is not necessarily an identifier. Wolff describes the torso as being more violet, some pics of your with other vaders may be able to help see that.

You would probably have better luck contacting some of the poch experts to see what they have to say specifically.

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