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PostSubject: A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen   A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen I_icon_minitimeTue Jan 17, 2017 8:36 pm

Years ago I fell in love with foreign carded figures and my goal was to collect one or every release. It was a good goal and kept me pretty happy in my quest. Of the many releases, the ESBs were toughest. Harbert only released a Fett and Yoda. Sears Vaccuforms popped up once in a while. A lot of ESB Meccano's are locked in collections. The POCHs are mostly single digit examples.  I call them the Four Horsemen because they symbolized the end of my collecting journey because I assumed they would be the final ones. So while I'm not saying this is the end, I humbly present my Four Horsemen....

Luke Hoth Sears Vaccuform
Yoda Harbert
Leia Bespin POCH
Leia Hoth Meccano

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That's impressive. Being somewhat a novice, I only recently I learned about Harbert. I never knew of a vacuform card. Those got to be very rare. If it's the end, it's a great ending.
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That Luke looks great. I know you have been after one of those for a long while. When you told me the other day you finally got one I was super happy to hear it and it is even better to see it. Congrats on finally landing that piece.

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PostSubject: Re: A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen   A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 18, 2017 2:55 am

That is an amazing photo, congrats on adding these to your collection.
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I do not even have one example in cardback form of any of those Shocked
Amazing quartet Smile
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incredible John really . that is some . ive never seen a carded vacuuform figure . the rarity of these pieces would make me nervous to hold them . super cool
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PostSubject: Re: A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen   A very long time in the making.... The ESB Four Horsemen I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 18, 2017 6:34 am

An amazing set of four for sure.
Ive wanted a Sears vacuum seal for a long time. What sort of price range are they in?
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@eljawa wrote:
An amazing set of four for sure.
Ive wanted a Sears vacuum seal for a long time. What sort of price range are they in?

I hope Ginger doesn't see this lol!

They range anywhere from $5-$8k

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Congrats on this, John. The horsemen look happy together. lol!
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Holy S H I T !!!

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They are truly things of beauty.
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You could finish quite happily on those 4 right there. Congrats.
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