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Post Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:25 pm 
 

I think I might have finally found something worthwhile...



Brotherhood of the Bolt. Doesn't this usually sell for more?


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:43 pm 
 

serleran wrote:I think I might have finally found something worthwhile...

Brotherhood of the Bolt. Doesn't this usually sell for more?




I have seen them go for over $100 in the past.  I think you got a pretty darn good deal there.


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:56 pm 
 

davidc wrote:I recently picked up an OCE (a fun-find for me!), and found a Dragon Magazine insert inside... I've never seen one in sets pictured on ebay.  I wonder if they were/are common, or if I've found a curiosity, or even something rare?




I sold my original OCE to JasonZ nearly 20 years ago on r.g.f.m, but I'm pretty sure that it also had an insert (sized to the box).


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:43 pm 
 

grodog wrote:
I sold my original OCE to JasonZ nearly 20 years ago on r.g.f.m, but I'm pretty sure that it also had an insert (sized to the box).


Mine does not and never did. I am original owner and the only I ever did was take it out of the shrink... 8O


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:43 pm 
 

bbarsh wrote:
Mine does not and never did. I am original owner and the only I ever did was take it out of the shrink... 8O


Same here, only ever opened up the box.  Never used it or any of its components.  No inserts were in it.


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:00 pm 
 

Here is the insert:

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Here is the reverse:

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On the inside is a full page green monotone view of Best of The Dragon.

I'm not too sure of the origin of this set; the seller said he was the original owner, but I didn't ask where he bought it.  

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:39 pm 
 

Thanks, davidc, that's the one I had as well:  I bought my OCE c. 1984 or so via Mail Order Hobby Shop, so the insert may not have been present in original printings??

PS:  Mark and davidc:  would you please repost your pics over to the thread @ too (for later searchers :D ):  viewtopic.php?t=4298


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:10 am 
 

grodog wrote:Thanks, davidc, that's the one I had as well:  I bought my OCE c. 1984 or so via Mail Order Hobby Shop, so the insert may not have been present in original printings??

PS:  Mark and davidc:  would you please repost your pics over to the thread @ too (for later searchers :D ):  viewtopic.php?t=4298


I bought mine in 1982 or so.  No inserts then.  Got it off the shelf of my local small town hobby shop so who knows how long it sat there.


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:48 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:
I bought mine in 1982 or so.  No inserts then.  Got it off the shelf of my local small town hobby shop so who knows how long it sat there.


ditto. off the shelf; had to be 1981 or 1982. And it was sitting on that shelf for about a year collecting dust.


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:06 am 
 

Here's an auction with a picture of the whole flyer from the small boxed set:




** expired eBay auction **




This version is on green paper but it looks like it is suppose to be a full page flyer rather than a folded over one.

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:33 am 
 

I sold a whitey a few years ago with a Dragon insert, but my (poor) memory tells me it was printed on white paper in green ink.


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:37 am 
 

Right...just to demonstrate how poor my memory actually is, turns out I didn't sell the whitey, and just checking it now I realize that it's the green insert as in the auction Mark linked to, which is white on the other side with green ink.


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:42 am 
 

That insert in green was used frequently. It has popped up in all kinds of boxed sets from that general period. Most notably, it is frequently in Holmes sets.


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:25 pm 
 

bombadil wrote:I sold a whitey a few years ago

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:29 pm 
 

Careful, brother.    :lol:


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:39 pm 
 

World of Greyhawk boxed set in pretty nice shape for $9.99 plus shipping... Don't these usually go for quite a bit more? Did I score?

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:52 pm 
 

TheMilford wrote:World of Greyhawk boxed set in pretty nice shape for $9.99 plus shipping... Don't these usually go for quite a bit more? Did I score?


You scored!  I got a nice copy for $13.99 or so plus shipping, and I was very happy.  It depends, but they'll go from $19.00 to $29.00 usually.


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:15 pm 
 

Cool!
It might be the only post-1983 TSR product in my collection  :P

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:42 pm 
 


** expired eBay auction **




Nothing too special. The DDG is a first print cthulhu. But the gem for me was the WoG folio. It is a second print, I think. The "TSR 1980" is where it should be for a second, but it is kind of smeared, like the description for a first. I need to take a couple minutes tonight and make a closer inspection.



Regardless, I am happy.


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:55 pm 
 

Nice score man!

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