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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 1:17 pm 
 

I'm interested in the original stuff.  Not necessarily to collect, but to own.

I don't care about printing, or collectability.  Heck, it can even be missing

the box.  I'm just looking for worn, loved copies of:



Original D&D Set (white box OCE)

Greyhawk: Supplement I

Blackmoor: Supplement II

Eldritch Wizardry: Supplement III

Gods, Demi-Gods, & Heroes: Supp IV

Swords & Spells: Supplement  



They'll go to a good home.  I take good care of my books, and treat them

like the wonderful things they are.  This would be a "working copy" to

play with, but preferably not a "coloring book" version ;).  I am looking

for this on the cheap, and eBay prices setting to be thruogh the roof

for this poor gamer's wallet :(.



So, anyone sitting on some spare copies, and willing to sell and a fair (or cheap ;) ) price just PM me here.  



Thanks.


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 1:18 pm 
 

I too am in the looking for such a lot.

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 1:24 pm 
 

beermotor wrote:I too am in the looking for such a lot.




I asked first!  :P


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 1:31 pm 
 

Dun you love "me too" requests within a minute of the original? :roll:



Can certainly empahise with that in the current marketplace... anything much better than ~$90 even without the box would be half decent, and that probably by picking up the books piecemeal.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 2:22 pm 
 

I thought I'd score on 6 of the books on a recent bid, as they were no box, like 7th and 11th prints and used.  Still, it hit $60usd. :(  I know I'm being cheap, but that's because I'm BROKE.  :roll:


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:07 pm 
 

I have recently won a fourth print of OD&D with box and all.



That leaves out my three OD&D fifth print booklets without box I won some six months ago. They are very good copies (photos available upon request), with only a slight sign of rust on the staples on the outside.



I could put them on e-bay on auction, and I know they'd fetch a good amount, judging from what is happening now - but I can't resist the call of TWO fellow Acaean collectors (and maybe some lurkers too)  :)



So gentlemen, make your best BIN offer for the lot, and we'll talk about that.

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:34 pm 
 

The Greyhawk in this image is up for grabs. 7th I think. Just need to find it. It might be hanging from a piece of string on the back of the door in the outside khazi. :wink:



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Feel free to submit your BIN (I can't believe that I'm actually saying that :roll: )

  


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:47 pm 
 

harami2000 wrote:Give me the "history", any day, rather than a boring "clean" copy... 8)




David, I think you might actually be interested in this then.  Personalised by one of the true greats.  Bill Edwards?



Just Google him and there he is.  Immortalised :lol:



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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:59 pm 
 

johnhuck wrote:
harami2000 wrote:Give me the "history", any day, rather than a boring "clean" copy... 8)




David, I think you might actually be interested in this then. Personalised by one of the true greats. Bill Edwards?



Just Google him and there he is. Immortalised :lol:



bill edwards dungeons dragons - Google Search


*ROTFLMAO*

OK, I take that back... Some history is best left buried! ;)



<MrFilthyIke>, <beermotor>; keep walking; don't look back :P



johnhuck wrote:Feel free to submit your BIN (I can't believe that I'm actually saying that :roll: )


Neither can I, John. Have a thought for the poor BIN that has to digest that...



(p.s. All credit to ya if you ever manage to get rid of that scruffy, unwashed dog-of-a-Greyhawk and have money changing hands... in your direction. *g*).



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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:40 am 
 

johnhuck wrote:The Greyhawk in this image is up for grabs. 7th I think. Just need to find it. It might be hanging from a piece of string on the back of the door in the outside khazi. :wink:



[ Image ]



Feel free to submit your BIN (I can't believe that I'm actually saying that :roll: )


If it doesn't have any pages cut out of it, I'm interested.  (Do you have a BIN in mind?  Say $2?)  :)



Mine is in worse shape -- several pages have been savagely scissored and there is what appears to be a cigarette burns on the cover!  :evil:



Fortunately, the previous owner left their name and address in the book, so I'm considering tracking him down and giving out a pounding. :twisted:

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:47 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:Mine is in worse shape -- several pages have been savagely scissored and there is what appears to be a cigarette burns on the cover! :evil:



Fortunately, the previous owner left their name and address in the book, so I'm considering tracking him down and giving out a pounding. :twisted:




i have a greyhawk book lying around in one of my boxes, think its a 12th print, but its in pretty nice condition. i have others, but am trading them with someone already, so this (for now) is the only one i have. i don't really want to sell it and would rather trade it for something.....which is cheaper than buying! :)



if anyone fancies that, send me a msg / e-mail and i will provide a few pics of the book for you.



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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:08 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:If it doesn't have any pages cut out of it, I'm interested. (Do you have a BIN in mind? Say $2?) :)


Sounds like you're grading it as Poor.



Poor: Fit for a reading copy only. Heavy damage, to include severely torn/missing cover or pages.

Fair: Pretty battered copy, but whole and complete. Tears may be present.



Sounds OK to me. And no other offers have been forthcoming. I'll check for missing pages.



deimos3428 wrote:Fortunately, the previous owner left their name and address in the book, so I'm considering tracking him down and giving out a pounding. :twisted:


Don't speak too soon. This one might end up with your name and address on the cover. As well as a few stamps. I don't think it's worth the expense of an envelope. :wink:

  

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:15 am 
 

johnhuck wrote:As well as a few stamps :wink:




and would the stamps be glued on?  :wink:



  


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:39 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
johnhuck wrote:As well as a few stamps :wink:




and would the stamps be glued on? :wink:




Might push the boat out and use staples.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 4:49 pm 
 

johnhuck wrote:Sounds like you're grading it as Poor.

Poor: Fit for a reading copy only. Heavy damage, to include severely torn/missing cover or pages.

Fair: Pretty battered copy, but whole and complete. Tears may be present.



Sounds OK to me. And no other offers have been forthcoming. I'll check for missing pages.



Nope, I wasn't grading it at all, I'm just cheap. ;)  But I figured if I went with $1 someone might snipe me.

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deimos3428 wrote:Fortunately, the previous owner left their name and address in the book, so I'm considering tracking him down and giving out a pounding. :twisted:


Don't speak too soon. This one might end up with your name and address on the cover. As well as a few stamps. I don't think it's worth the expense of an envelope. :wink:


If you do that, please arrange them neatly and I'll resell it as a "mailing cover" version.  You could throw in that dandy TSR sticker as the return address label.  :lol:

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 3:43 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:If it doesn't have any pages cut out of it, I'm interested. (Do you have a BIN in mind? Say $2?) :)

No missing pages.  But a lot of underlining and annotations.  Check your PM.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 6:51 pm 
 

*dragging back on track*

:roll:

Any other folks w/ OCE on the cheap? Beaten up ones? Homeless/boxless ones? :)

Also, anyone selling a GAZ1 Grand Duchy of Karameikos?

I'd rather not buy from Tonyas Swap Shop after reading about
her here, and after reading her language used by herself at her store.


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2005 2:55 am 
 

MrFilthyIke wrote:*dragging back on track*

:roll:

Any other folks w/ OCE on the cheap? Beaten up ones? Homeless/boxless ones? :)


Like I said, I've got a nasty Greyhawk to go.  No response from deimos3428 and his $2 offer yet.  How about you?

And shipping to the USA would no more than £3 as it's not worth using anything more than an envelope given its condition.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:31 am 
 

MrFilthyIke wrote:Also, anyone selling a GAZ1 Grand Duchy of Karameikos?


i've prb got a few of them lying around somewhere, trouble is atm, is finding the bloody thing. i got 250 more books over the weekend so my back room is kinda ummm more of a mess than the mess it was atm....

have sorted my Judges Guild items, so now the D&D stuff....watch this space i WILL find it :)

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2005 7:06 am 
 

johnhuck wrote: Like I said, I've got a nasty Greyhawk to go. No response from deimos3428 and his $2 offer yet. How about you?


Funny it doesn't seem deimos has been around for a few days now.  I hope all is well.


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