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Post Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 9:10 am 
 

Trade ad with the lizard logo from 1978:

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Post Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 11:30 am 
 

Looks cool but I think it's priced high. Note they don't mention the name of the trade magazine that it's from - I wonder if it could be found cheaper and intact.

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Post Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 5:59 pm 
 

I did a little more research on this item.



As far as I can tell from the text in the bottom left corner of the picture, the ad comes from the January 1978 issue of Playthings magazine. Playthings seems to be a toy industry trade magazine/catalog. Looking on Ebay, it looks like issues from the the 1960's sell for $50 on up, but issues in the mid 70's and 80's are $5 or less. So, this price for this ad is WAY overpriced. Looks like the seller is trying to take an $5 item and sell it in many pieces for insane profit. Except, they haven't got very many bidders - but probably enough to make it worth it to them.



Imagine if someone tried to take a module apart and sell the pages individually!

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Post Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 10:37 pm 
 

zhowar1 wrote:Imagine if someone tried to take a module apart and sell the pages individually!




I have seen boxed sets sold that way (individual booklet, not pages :) ).  Some sellers might not know what they are selling. On the other hand, there might be a few sellers out there that are scamming and selling the item as "rare".  Case in point, L3 was only available in the Collector's Box Set yet you see people selling L3 by itself for over $30.



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Post Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2003 9:18 am 
 

What's the "Betrayed!" module in this auction :

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2003 9:59 am 
 

It looks like someone pulled it out of an old Dragon magazine. I think it was issue #105, but my old Dragons are boxed up so I can't confirm that.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2003 11:55 am 
 

zander nailed it, issue 105 is its origin.


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Post Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2003 6:44 am 
 

Go the Rubber toys!

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Post Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2003 7:28 am 
 

Some different colouring books being sold by our friend Bernie :

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Post Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2003 11:34 am 
 

I think Noble Knight has these for sell also. If you are willing to pay high prices. The ones that I have for sell may not be in mint, but they don't have any writing or coloring. If anyone is interested I have a Jade Hare up for sell also and we are getting ready to list some other items.



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Post Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2003 8:36 am 
 

UK Monster Manual :

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Post Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2003 8:37 am 
 

Wilderlands of High Fantasy - Judges Guild :

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Post Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2003 7:49 am 
 

Jigsaw puzzles from the D&D cartoon show :

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Post Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2003 6:21 am 
 

Not TSR but might be of interest to someone.
CLOUDLAND  - produced by Grenadier Models :
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Post Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:23 pm 
 

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Any predictions on how high this one goes????

  


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2003 7:17 am 
 

AD&D Diorama...
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Post Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2003 3:15 pm 
 

Wow - wood figures??? Does anyone know, if there were more diorama sets like this  produced? Somebody remember the company "NSi"?


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2003 4:38 pm 
 

NSi actually stands for Natural Science Industries.  They make crystal kits and such, and latch onto currently-hot properties to stay afloat.  The D&D diorama is 20 years old, I think it was the only one.  Would be neat to see the back of the box, though, since the plural implies that there were others planned.

http://www.1-toy.com/Natural-Science-In ... ther-1.asp

  


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2003 6:32 pm 
 

Thanks for the info. Nice detective work, too!


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:16 am 
 

I'd give a lot to be the one who hosts Burnie's sniping software. They must make a killing off him.


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