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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:55 am 
 

I'd post this in the "interesting" thread, but wanted to make sure any folks in Houston saw it. Ridiculously good deal.




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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:06 am 
 

I think some of our Texas friends will soon be planning a road trip.   :D


I think I'd want to clarify the statement on
# Dragon Magazine

   * Issues 1-6
   * 8-39
   * 41-54
   * 56-59
   * 61-72
   * 74-77

I bet that is really Dungeon Magazine . . . don't you think?


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 12:04 pm 
 

Beyondthebreach wrote:I think some of our Texas friends will soon be planning a road trip.   :D


I think I'd want to clarify the statement on
# Dragon Magazine

   * Issues 1-6
   * 8-39
   * 41-54
   * 56-59
   * 61-72
   * 74-77

I bet that is really Dungeon Magazine . . . don't you think?


Yes, I was looking at the auction yesterday and they already have some Dragons(much later numbers) listed earlier in the auction description.  I would be willing to bet that those listed 1-77 are Dungeons.  :)


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 12:11 pm 
 

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Yes, I was looking at the auction yesterday and they already have some Dragons(much later numbers) listed earlier in the auction description.  I would be willing to bet that those listed 1-77 are Dungeons.  :)


even still though, thats one awesome lot dont you think.

mike must seriously be looking at that with that "ka-ching" look :)

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 1:32 pm 
 

I thought Adrian aka blackdougal was from around there. Maybe someone should email him. I would take a half hour and pick it up if I won it cheap.


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 2:35 pm 
 

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even still though, thats one awesome lot dont you think.

mike must seriously be looking at that with that "ka-ching" look :)

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Road Trip!!!!!!    :D

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:46 pm 
 

Yeah, that's probably about 20 minutes or so from where I work.  I'd be happy to pick it up and ship it if any of you folks are interested in bidding on it.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:27 pm 
 

FWIW, this auction is back up after the Coug won and then tried to run his scam:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1



They will ship this lot as long as its within the US, but shipping charge is $100 for Media Mail. 8O


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:45 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:FWIW, this auction is back up after the Coug won and then tried to run his scam:


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They will ship this lot as long as its within the US, but shipping charge is $100 for Media Mail. 8O




The seller did give me a second offer on the items, as I had indicated that I lived in Texas and could pick the items up, but the seller was a little circumspect on the condition of the magazines which were the main reason I wanted the lot, so I had to pass.  Seems like an ok guy though, I feel bad that Cougie threw the entire auction for a loop by bidding when it was clear the seller didn't want to ship the items, much less to the UK....



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Post Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:05 am 
 

What is so great in this auction?  Is it really worth the $500 it first ended at?  If so, what are the highlights?  Looking it over, I don';t see what the fuss is about. Am I missing anything?  $500 for all of that sounds like a reasonable price, but certainly not a steal.

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:20 am 
 

Gus Landt wrote:What is so great in this auction?  Is it really worth the $500 it first ended at?  If so, what are the highlights?  Looking it over, I don';t see what the fuss is about. Am I missing anything?  $500 for all of that sounds like a reasonable price, but certainly not a steal.


I don't think there is any that special about it, but when you take into consideration that Dungeon Magazines 1-6 themselves will pull in on resale anywhere from $125 to $150 in addition to a bunch of modules(some of which are unopened), Warlords of Mars, the 1985 Ral Partha Catalog(the same one Hamilcar just sold for ~$50), etc.,  it does make for what should be a nice resale lot. Granted there is a lot of extra garbage in there i.e Dragon Mags #70+ and some beat up hardcovers, but all in all its still a decent lot.  :)


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:42 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:
I don't think there is any that special about it, but when you take into consideration that Dungeon Magazines 1-6 themselves will pull in on resale anywhere from $125 to $150 in addition to a bunch of modules(some of which are unopened), Warlords of Mars, the 1985 Ral Partha Catalog(the same one Hamilcar just sold for ~$50), etc.,  it does make for what should be a nice resale lot. Granted there is a lot of extra garbage in there i.e Dragon Mags #70+ and some beat up hardcovers, but all in all its still a decent lot.  :)


I would have liked more clarification on the conditon of the Dungeon issues, specifically.  If 1-6 were trashed that would chuck the entire deal, for me, cause that's the main thing there .....

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:58 am 
 

On the second time around . . .





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Even with $100 shipping it's a pretty great deal.   :)


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:49 am 
 

Beyondthebreach wrote:On the second time around . . .


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Even with $100 shipping it's a pretty great deal.   :)




Congrats BTB!  That's $300 less than last time around, of course Cougar was mucking things up that time.  Good job there!



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Beyondthebreach wrote:On the second time around . . .


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Even with $100 shipping it's a pretty great deal.   :)




thats a great win there BtB - great lot to resell man!



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Post Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 1:57 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
thats a great win there BtB - great lot to resell man!

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Speaking of which . . . I'm not familiar with the Heritage Models, Warlord of Mars.  Sure, I just looked it up in Heroic Worlds . . . but does anyone have a general estimate of its value?


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:07 pm 
 

Noble Knight has the Heritage Models John Carter - Warlord of Mars listed with the following information:

Category: Historical Miniatures
Genre: RPG - Science Fiction
Product Line: War Game Rules (Heritage Models)
Publish Date: 1978
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2"
In Print: No
Condition: VG+/NM

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Speaking of which . . . I'm not familiar with the Heritage Models, Warlord of Mars.  Sure, I just looked it up in Heroic Worlds . . . but does anyone have a general estimate of its value?


The beginning of the year a couple went for around the $60 - $75 range IIRC. Cougie had/has one that he puts up periodically but the reserve was/is never met.

Also when those sold last spring it was during what I would call a "frenzy" on heritage stuff, box sets that were going for $40 6 months before were fetching $300 +. Stuff was fetching far more than it's worth for sure.

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