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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:10 pm 
 

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bombadil wrote:I don't think that's a 1st print Boot Hill, is it?

2nd print BH (1977?) in apparently nice condition plus a second print Starfaring (1976).
$50-60 would be a pretty good price and ditch whatever's not of interest in the rest. Nice spot, <lokiwookie>.


And I thought I was the only one on the planet who had a copy of Starfaring. Mine is significantly better shape, though.


And I could've bought these damn modules off the 1$ rack!!!

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:16 pm 
 

bombadil wrote:I don't think that's a 1st print Boot Hill, is it?


No, it's not. First has worse art, and only the setting sun is colored in. They switched to the closeup of the action for the 2nd printing (ie the one in this lot).

edit: Duh, Faro beat me to it. 1st print 1975, 2nd print August 1977.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:41 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Had it sniped for days now.


Ditto...guess I can pull my snipe now!


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:15 pm 
 

I am not sure how this one has slipped through to this point, but its a Woody:

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Pretty Rough condition and printing is unconfirmed, but hell who's complaining, its still a Woody. :wink:


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:24 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:I am not sure how this one has slipped through to this point, but its a Woody:



It has only been up five hours.  
Hmmm, actually that is pretty slow for this lot.  :wink:  :D


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:25 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:I am not sure how this one has slipped through to this point, but its a Woody:


1st/2nd/3rd?  Got any answers from the seller?

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:27 pm 
 

To say I'm narked off with Brian for letting the cat out of the bag is an understatement! :lol:

  


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:32 pm 
 

faro wrote:To say I'm narked off with Brian for letting the cat out of the bag is an understatement! :lol:


Sorry, I didnt mean to let the cat out fo the bag. :oops:


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:34 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
faro wrote:To say I'm narked off with Brian for letting the cat out of the bag is an understatement! :lol:

Sorry, I didnt mean to let the cat out fo the bag. :oops:

Or box, as the case may be... :?

(Y'know that's all I'm looking for ;))

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:39 pm 
 

3rd PHB good enough to fill a gap in a collection for anyone working on that... (current high-bidder is a reseller with a SW'd EX1)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 8385539274
$4 with 3 hours to go + <$3.63 media mail (DMG depending!)

UK D1 - fine looking copy (UK auction)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 8770635112
99p start on 10 day auction

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:12 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:I am not sure how this one has slipped through to this point, but its a Woody:

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Pretty Rough condition and printing is unconfirmed, but hell who's complaining, its still a Woody. :wink:


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:24 pm 
 

faro wrote:UK D1 - fine looking copy (UK auction)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 8770635112
99p start on 10 day auction

As a general rule, I avoid UK sellers that use the term "VGC". ;)

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:29 pm 
 

Doesn't appear that heavily gamed, given the condition of the front cover if all three books are bound together (would love to know how that works minus all back covers!).

If ya want to see a well-used first print, check back at that one Stephen just re-sold (at a loss) or those I have here that roughed it through Blackmoor... :)

MShipley88 wrote:I would be speculating about the spirits attached to this particular piece of game history.  Yeah. I can almost hear the echoes from here.

Would be good to know the history of any such item, though, I must admit.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:30 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:As a general rule, I avoid UK sellers that use the term "VGC". ;)

*rofl*. Actually I wasn't even going to click the link, since I thought it was you-know-who; but seems OK in this case.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:06 pm 
 

faro wrote:If ya want to see a well-used first print, check back at that one Stephen just re-sold (at a loss)


Hey, at least you can't accuse me of not providing a high-res, large-format pic in the auction description, whether it cost me in the end or not.  It took that baby about 2 minutes to load with a dial-up connection.  Truth in advertising...

  

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 10:00 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:
faro wrote:UK D1 - fine looking copy (UK auction)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 8770635112
99p start on 10 day auction

As a general rule, I avoid UK sellers that use the term "VGC". ;)


Ah, yes. That rule originally appeared on that third tablet that Moses dropped.


And I could've bought these damn modules off the 1$ rack!!!

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:17 am 
 

faro wrote:2nd print BH (1977?) in apparently nice condition plus a second print Starfaring (1976).
$50-60 would be a pretty good price and ditch whatever's not of interest in the rest. Nice spot, <lokiwookie>.

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Gee... why does no-one listen to me when I say ST1 isn't "worth" $2,500, then? ;) :lol:

"Good price", tfm. I wanted them both, but my regular proxy bidders also had an interest in those (smart peeps) ^^

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:09 pm 
 

Oh, but it is, a nice one anyway.  Isn't consumerism wonderful?  It will kill everyone in the end because no one has any interest in curing anything, only treating the symptoms.


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