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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:02 pm 
 

ExTSR wrote:But nobody seems to know where Law Schick went, let along his stuff. :/


I believe Schick sold most, if not all, of his stuff to Jason Zavoda in 1995 due to financial distress, and then Jason sold most of it on frp.marketplace.  He had two Schick OB3s, I got one and Mike at Dragon's Trove got the other.  He sold them for $250 each IIRC, which seemed really steep at the time.   :wink:

Coolest item might be the TSR 10th Anniversary Pewter Chalice.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:04 pm 
 

It'd have to be my mono T1 signed by Gary. I ran that module several times over the years, and it gave me countless hours of enjoyment. There's something about Hommlett and the moathouse that makes them the prototypical D&D experience.

My second most treasured D&D book would have to be my 1e Deities & Demigods (sans Cthulhu and Melnibone). It was the first AD&D book I owned. The Newhon mythos and the non-human deities really inspired me as a kid. I keep it on a shelf above my desk here at work.


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:07 pm 
 

VermilionFire wrote:Coolest item might be the TSR 10th Anniversary Pewter Chalice.


Ah, kewl. Haven't heard anybody around here even MENTION those. (I have a couple, of course.)


But do you know anybody who has a D&D 10th anniv. pewter Chess Set?

  

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:09 pm 
 

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VermilionFire wrote:Coolest item might be the TSR 10th Anniversary Pewter Chalice.


Ah, kewl. Haven't heard anybody around here even MENTION those. (I have a couple, of course.)


But do you know anybody who has a D&D 10th anniv. pewter Chess Set?


I've also got one of those, signed by Gary the "pawn pusher."   :D

  

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faro wrote:[ Image ]

OK, 1! :cry: Actually, I'm glad another one turned up. :D I was starting to doubt if it was genuine. :oops:

I've obviously been away too long. Where did you pick that one up from? eBay? Was there a scrap? How much?
And looks better than my copy. :mrgreen:
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eBay (*points to watermark*). No scrap. And a lot more than your AU$5 bargain: way too much, perhaps.

Thanks for the additional scans, John. Yeah, I'd guess better, then. No stains, just a small ding somewhere around the dragon although I'm hard-pressed to say where just now, looking at the photo.
Will have to double-check the stock list, just in case. Thank you :)

  

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VermilionFire wrote:Coolest item might be the TSR 10th Anniversary Pewter Chalice.

Ah, kewl. Haven't heard anybody around here even MENTION those. (I have a couple, of course.)
But do you know anybody who has a D&D 10th anniv. pewter Chess Set?

Any pics of either of those for the thread? :D
I forgot to keep a scan of the chalice; viewtopic.php?p=7722&highlight=#7722

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:15 pm 
 

faro wrote:No scrap.

What?  No other Acaeum members sniping for it? :D
faro wrote:Thanks for the additional scans, John. Yeah, I'd guess better, then. No stains, just a small ding somewhere around the dragon although I'm hard-pressed to say where just now, looking at the photo.
Will have to double-check the stock list, just in case. Thank you :)

And the nice thing about these is that the reference sheet isn't perforated.  So, its less likely to get removed (without the help of some scissors 8O )

  

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:24 pm 
 

faro wrote:
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VermilionFire wrote:Coolest item might be the TSR 10th Anniversary Pewter Chalice.

Ah, kewl. Haven't heard anybody around here even MENTION those. (I have a couple, of course.)
But do you know anybody who has a D&D 10th anniv. pewter Chess Set?

Any pics of either of those for the thread? :D
I forgot to keep a scan of the chalice; viewtopic.php?p=7722&highlight=#7722


Here's a previous thread that contains pics of the chess set:

http://www.acaeum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=801&highlight=pewter+chess+set

I'll try to take a pic of the chalice later.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:28 pm 
 

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faro wrote:No scrap.

What? No other Acaeum members sniping for it? :D

The auction didn't run to the end, suffice to say.

johnhuck wrote:And the nice thing about these is that the reference sheet isn't perforated. So, its less likely to get removed (without the help of some scissors 8O )

Erf... think I'd better go find mine again, just to make sure!

Pity they're not on Stephen's little list : rather cute and "different", IMO.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:33 pm 
 

VermilionFire wrote:http://www.acaeum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=801&highlight=pewter+chess+set
I'll try to take a pic of the chalice later.
Oh, I'd totally forgotten those pics! Sweet... :D  "Pawn pusher!" :lol:
Did they really make/sell "300" sets?

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:34 pm 
 

Chess set and chalice...fantastic. I'd love to see a pic of the chalice.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:36 pm 
 

faro wrote:
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faro wrote:No scrap.

What? No other Acaeum members sniping for it? :D

The auction didn't run to the end, suffice to say.

You didn't?!? :lol:  Please don't say it was the rarely successful "BIN sir?" :lol:
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johnhuck wrote:And the nice thing about these is that the reference sheet isn't perforated. So, its less likely to get removed (without the help of some scissors 8O )

Erf... think I'd better go find mine again, just to make sure!.

Same goes for the Oz monos.  Jedko must have omitted the perforations (and the odd colour) to cut costs I presume.
faro wrote:Pity they're not on Stephen's little list : rather cute and "different", IMO.

I agree (Of course, I have to :wink: ).  And don't forget, very very valuable :lol:

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:54 pm 
 

For me, outside of my old PC sheets, it has to be the 1st print Woody I picked up last summer. Granted it is tough shape, but the fact that it was the first official D&D product ever produced makes it the best for me. The fact that EGG & Co, put it together by hand in EGG's basment certainly helps too.


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:22 pm 
 

well mine have absolutely nothing to do with value at all:

my original Q1 mod that i got all them years ago, my original set of dice i bought, my tatty old PHB with no spine left and my original character sheets - they are my treasures by faaaaaaar

and the last item that i treasure, is believe it or not, the Judges Guild mod, Rat on a Stick (for Tunnels & Trolls), cos its my little'uns fave, cos she thinks the troll on the front is funny - priceless to me.

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:05 pm 
 

ExTSR wrote:But nobody seems to know where Law Schick went, let along his stuff. :/


I wouldn't say "no one" Frank ;)


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:09 pm 
 

My most prized items are my letters to/from Rob and Gary c. 1987 during the heydey of their NIPI and CU efforts.  I doubt that they're the most valuable, but they're definitely near and dear to my heart :D


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:23 pm 
 

Tough call, but I would say a basic boxed set signed by Gary & Dave.  Having something personalized by the "founding fathers" is hard to beat.

  
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