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Post Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:07 am 
 

Mars wrote in the one that got away....:
grodog wrote in the one that got away....:Someone got a nice deal on TraderVale:

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A good price but I think the marketplace got saturated with the copies warhorse7 sold.



That's where I finally got mine from. For $40, maybe a little less.


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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:22 pm 
 

I didn't have this flagged a couple months back but just ran across it,

a $10 BIN on the AC5

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:34 pm 
 

Oh, son of a ... how did I not catch that one.  Sigh.

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:30 am 
 

misterspock wrote in the one that got away....:I didn't have this flagged a couple months back but just ran across it,

a $10 BIN on the AC5


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Refresh my memory again...

... why are these so expensive/in demand?


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 1:36 pm 
 

Invincible Overlord wrote in the one that got away....:
Refresh my memory again...

... why are these so expensive/in demand?


Limited print run?  Didn't another book, usable for the next BECMI expansion render this one obsolete (or less useful)?  That's what I remember anyway.

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:49 am 
 

Invincible Overlord wrote in the one that got away....:Refresh my memory again...
... why are these so expensive/in demand?


In my case, it's because they depict the adventurers about to enter the T1 Moat House.  I'm not even interested in the contents, just the cover ;)


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Post Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 1:01 am 
 

didn't think that the bidding would go so high on these! Even though I didn't get either one, congrats to Jon! PDT_Armataz_01_37


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Post Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:37 pm 
 

Plus a very good return on the first Pacesetter PotVQ (lucky for those who received the copies they'd paid for):


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About time for some decent prices on those two of Rob's, hopefully not dissuading anyone from playing theirs. ;)
(Unlikely to be high due to being a UK sale as the previous (Runic) copies in the UK went low despite being advertised here, too).


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Post Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:28 pm 
 

misterspock wrote in the one that got away....:didn't think that the bidding would go so high on these! Even though I didn't get either one, congrats to Jon! PDT_Armataz_01_37


Woah!  Expensive indeed!   8O


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:37 pm 
 

misterspock wrote in the one that got away....:didn't think that the bidding would go so high on these! Even though I didn't get either one, congrats to Jon! PDT_Armataz_01_37


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Still ticking over nicely on ToB at present, albeit Runic this time;


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:12 pm 
 

Also:

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:42 am 
 

Mars wrote in the one that got away....:Also:

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I was going to add "just like last time": those two sales seem to go hand-in-hand, but I'd've been in danger of repeating my "lucky for those who received the copies they'd paid for" comment. Although I guess ~$105 for one spine-creased copy when purchased new seems almost reasonable now? ;)


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:35 pm 
 

damn, outbid on the Tradervale!


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:59 am 
 

Ok condition is not the best one,  but congrats to the buyer here:

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:03 pm 
 

Heh. I had forgotten about this thread. Thanks for the necro.  :)

I had one get away from me a few weeks back from an estate sale. At least thirty board games (that I could identify in the pics - there were more) in the military and sports arena. Avalon Hill, SPI and that type of material. A couple of the games I had researched went for anywhere from $15-ish to $150 depending on the year. One of them I only found two sales on EBay. The first was a final of $450 on open auction, the other $900 on a best offer. All told, for what I could see in the pics, there was a potential of a good bit over $1000-1200 in value for the lot. Unfortunately, I could not scrounge up the cash in my PayPal account quickly enough to bid any higher than $170... and I was the second highest bid.

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Post Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:42 pm 
 

Well, who snagged this jewel?

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Post Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:01 pm 
 

cdenham wrote in the one that got away....:Well, who snagged this jewel?

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That would be me. The module was originally included in another auction as part of an A4 Binder the seller had acquired which contained a number of gems including this first mono printing of The Lost Caverns of Tsojconth. I nearly won the original auction listing for just seven hundred dollars however the seller cancelled the auction with a day to go citing a mistake with the listing. The subsequent re-listing omitted the TLCoJ module.  I contacted the seller and made an offer which the seller accepted. Aside from the punch holes - all 8 sheets including the cover sheet are intact and in nice condition (aside from the cover page having a corner ding) - alas the original ziplock bag was not included.

I would have loved to have gotten the entire folder as it also contained some pages which looked suspiciously like pre-production material which would have been interesting to have acquired however I'm happy with the find - its an interesting read and quite different to the later released S4 module. Also being UK based these days its not often I am able to acquire items such as this one - well not without a trip to the US anyways - so when the opportunity arises I take it. :)

Anyone grab the ST1 module that was recently listed on Ebay? It was from a UK seller so not sure if you guys spotted it.


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:56 pm 
 

Zeus wrote in the one that got away....:That would be me. The module was originally included in another auction as part of an A4 Binder the seller had acquired which contained a number of gems including this first mono printing of The Lost Caverns of Tsojconth. [snip]

I would have loved to have gotten the entire folder as it also contained some pages which looked suspiciously like pre-production material which would have been interesting to have acquired


Did you save the original auction by chance, Zeus?  I'd love to take a look at the pre-production materials, if possible!

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