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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:




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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


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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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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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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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Post Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:24 pm 
 

Wow!  This stuff arrived today!  Two days shipping.  They ended up sending it by DHL which was a good thing as it was four large boxes.  (Everything looks pretty good!)  

F*CK!  What do I do with all these Dragon Mags?  

Well, my daughter is watching Winnie-the-Pooh and I've got 4 boxes worth of stuff spread all over the floor.  All my bookshelves are already overfull, so I've got about 25 minutes to get all this stuff to an inconspicous location before my wife gets home from work!  (I mean, she puts up with me selling all these years . . . but she won't be pleased to see 4 more huge boxes on top of everything.)

Gotta go!


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:10 pm 
 

I usually bring my excess dragon magazines to the local used bookstore.  They give me $1 cash or $1.50 credit and sell them for $3.  I don't know who keeps buying them but they keep disappearing.

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