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Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:13 pm 
 

A few Silver Anniversary Boxed Sets:



currently $50, 2 day 21 hours to go and the coug to beat: http://cgi.ebay.com/TSR-Silver-Annivers ... 5244996766



shrinkwrapped at $112  8O , 2 days to go: http://cgi.ebay.com/AD-D-Silver-Anniver ... 5243901930



shrinkwrapped, $100, no bids, BIN $120, 2 days, 4 hours to go: http://cgi.ebay.com/TSR-Silver-Annivers ... 5249372092


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:37 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
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Back! Back foul Logic! Your kind isn't welcome here!



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/could re-buy most, if not all, of my collection for what someone's going to pay for this one module




Sorry for being illogical and for being 100% careful before I drop $2500.00 on something. Maybe I am poorer then the rest of you, but I can not afford to piss away $2500.00, especially when I am not going to be sure that I didnt have to spend $2500.00 at all. Sorry. :oops: With that being said Improv does make a couple of good points, but I still fail to see any reason by wanting to be "Anonymous". Is someone afraid that we are all going to gang up them and break into their house and steal it??? Or is because like in other mulitmillion dollar auctions that there can be tax implications, or people not wanting others to know their true worth???



I am sorry, but the other thing I find completly annoying about this whole situation is that this is third ST1 that has come up for bid in the last 8 months and all of it turns into all this bullshit secretive backdoor dealing. Why??? What about this module makes everyone so secretive??? Must be me....




    One obvious reason to remain anonymous does occur to me:



     Maybe the guy does not want his wife to find out what he bid for some paper and cardboard from an English garden society party.   :cry:


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:30 pm 
 

9th (or 9th+) print of the DMG, autographend Erol Otus.



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Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:40 pm 
 

Character Archaic...not mentioned by name in the auction but it does mention Wee Warriors so searches may catch it. Just in case someone misses it.



Character Record Sheets: Dungeons & Dragons | eBay


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:45 pm 
 

Marlith wrote:Character Archaic...not mentioned by name in the auction but it does mention Wee Warriors so searches may catch it. Just in case someone misses it.



Character Record Sheets: Dungeons & Dragons | eBay




:x Damn you. :wink:


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 12:07 am 
 

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Marlith wrote:Character Archaic...not mentioned by name in the auction but it does mention Wee Warriors so searches may catch it. Just in case someone misses it.



Character Record Sheets: Dungeons & Dragons | eBay




:x Damn you. :wink:




Sorry about that. I was so supprised to see it there and to not have read about it here first. I wanted to post it here and I did not notice the bids.


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 6:20 am 
 

Fairly good size mixed lot. Has Ashes. Greyhawk Folio, Pastels and other assorted items.



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... RK:MEWA:IT


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 9:08 am 
 

UK seller, has both a Players Handbook Softie:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... Track=true



And a Monster Manual Softie:



Ad&d Monster Manual | eBay



Both look and are listed in excellent condition.


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 9:39 am 
 

Marlith wrote:Character Archaic...not mentioned by name in the auction but it does mention Wee Warriors so searches may catch it. Just in case someone misses it.



Character Record Sheets: Dungeons & Dragons | eBay




Damn it to hell. Had the sniper scoped in and ready to go...


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

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 9:41 am 
 

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Marlith wrote:Character Archaic...not mentioned by name in the auction but it does mention Wee Warriors so searches may catch it. Just in case someone misses it.



Character Record Sheets: Dungeons & Dragons | eBay




Damn it to hell. Had the sniper scoped in and ready to go...


I was on that too...do we really need this thread?   :lol:

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 9:43 am 
 

Ralf Toth wrote:A few Silver Anniversary Boxed Sets:







shrinkwrapped at $112 8O , 2 days to go: http://cgi.ebay.com/AD-D-Silver-Anniver ... 5243901930







8O  is right! I was expecting around $75. I am starting to wonder if I should have held onto my extras ... I think we gonna see a much higher value in the next year or so...


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

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 9:46 am 
 

bbarsh wrote:
Ralf Toth wrote:A few Silver Anniversary Boxed Sets:







shrinkwrapped at $112 8O , 2 days to go: http://cgi.ebay.com/AD-D-Silver-Anniver ... 5243901930







8O is right! I was expecting around $75. I am starting to wonder if I should have held onto my extras ... I think we gonna see a much higher value in the next year or so...


$75 was about right this spring...this fall the prices have jumped on anything even remotely rare by about 30%.  No apparent reason.

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 10:09 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:One obvious reason to remain anonymous does occur to me:



  Maybe the guy does not want his wife to find out what he bid for some paper and cardboard from an English garden society party.  :cry:




Could be, but my gut feeling is that dbartman was probably closer to the mark:



dbartman wrote:I would also speculate that some collectors are more interested in collecting items than showcasing them for everyone else.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 4:41 am 
 

afoolandhis$ wrote:
Could be, but my gut feeling is that dbartman was probably closer to the mark:



dbartman wrote:I would also speculate that some collectors are more interested in collecting items than showcasing them for everyone else.




Couldn't agree more, but I suspect from the nature of some of the comments on various threads that quite a few of you knew where my ST1 ended up.  



And to think I was advised that if I kept hold of ST1 it might go up even beyond the $2500 I got for it.  Mine was NM, this is not as rare as was once thought, and yet the bonkers bids keep coming in.  If I was to pay big money for a RARE, it would at least have to look, feel and smell like a RARE.  This doesn't.



Having had an ST1, I'm very much in the I JUST DON'T GET IT camp.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:12 am 
 

jonjhargreaves wrote:And to think I was advised that if I kept hold of ST1 it might go up even beyond the $2500 I got for it. Mine was NM, this is not as rare as was once thought, and yet the bonkers bids keep coming in. If I was to pay big money for a RARE, it would at least have to look, feel and smell like a RARE. This doesn't.



Having had an ST1, I'm very much in the I JUST DON'T GET IT camp.


Amen to all that, Jon (including the "smell" bit :P).



Is not as though prices only go in one direction, though. Even some of the "rares" have decreased in value (and/or should that be "desirability"?), although some people might be reluctant to admit that.





p.s. Thanks for your note on the supplements; will recheck against that thread later. No, I haven't completed the list since only a few people bothered to respond or ask what I was trying to do... :(

  

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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:29 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:
jonjhargreaves wrote:And to think I was advised that if I kept hold of ST1 it might go up even beyond the $2500 I got for it. Mine was NM, this is not as rare as was once thought, and yet the bonkers bids keep coming in. If I was to pay big money for a RARE, it would at least have to look, feel and smell like a RARE. This doesn't.



Having had an ST1, I'm very much in the I JUST DON'T GET IT camp.


Amen to all that, Jon (including the "smell" bit :P).



Is not as though prices only go in one direction, though. Even some of the "rares" have decreased in value (and/or should that be "desirability"?), although some people might be reluctant to admit that.





p.s. Thanks for your note on the supplements; will recheck against that thread later. No, I haven't completed the list since only a few people bothered to respond or ask what I was trying to do... :(




funnily enough i was talking to a mate the other day who does have ST1 - his words were summit along the lines of "its amazing that it commands its value. as a module, its a pile of shit. if i had a rare wants list, it would be at the bottom". having seen it now, i have to agree really. i would like to have it someday, but i think there are many other items i would much rather have first, such as minty tac cards, C1/C2, another PotVQ and a cpl of other things....



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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:31 am 
 

oops, a minute too late there.



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[ed.] Giorgio; be careful with those multiple high bids, please...

  


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:37 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:[ed.] Giorgio; be careful with those multiple high bids, please...




Thank you David,

I really don't think I'm going to win it ...  :wink:



Multiple bids: my computer had some problems today ... or maybe I've done something wrong in bidding  :oops: .



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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:46 am 
 

radagast wrote:Multiple bids: my computer had some problems today ... or maybe I've done something wrong in bidding :oops:


I meant be careful depending on whether eBay UK allows you to bid less than a full increment above your current "winning" bid or not.



If you are winning at 100 pounds and it lets you bid 100.01 pounds, OK.

If you are winning at 100 pounds and it will not let you bid less than 102 pounds (a full bid interval), be very careful because it means that the underbidder can increase their bid without any risk of "winning" the auction- allows them to find your maximum and decide whether to win or not, at their leisure; or else just make sure you "pay" your maximum.



Trust that makes sense; apologies have to dash out now.



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Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 7:31 am 
 

Another pinball machine: http://cgi.ebay.com/Dungeons-and-Dragon ... 6210861101



I wonder what shipping to Germany would be like  :lol:


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