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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:14 pm 
 

Hi all,



the missus bought this recently -

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... &rd=1&rd=1



Has anyone any info on it please? Is it a "proper" TSR release or a bootleg? Are there any more in the series?



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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:52 pm 
 

lawrenson wrote:Hi all,

the missus bought this recently -

** expired eBay auction **


Has anyone any info on it please? Is it a "proper" TSR release or a bootleg? Are there any more in the series?

Cheers,
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Hi Malcolm,



The original painting was done by the late Keith Parkinson. :cry:  :cry:



I cannot remember if it was a limited edition poster (signed and numbered), just a small print run, or just many printed.



I did not collect any of his foils so I do not know how many were produced.



Can you post a better picture?



I am curious what the 'seal' is in the upper left hand side of the picture and what is in the middle of the bottom (anotheer 'seal' or piece of treasure)?



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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:11 pm 
 

IttyBitty wrote:

I am curious what the 'seal' is in the upper left hand side of the picture and what is in the middle of the bottom (anotheer 'seal' or piece of treasure)?

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I think the seal is the silver anniversary logo.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:36 pm 
 

Plaag wrote:I think the seal is the silver anniversary logo.

It's either that or the TSR "letters with dragon" logo.



  


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:41 pm 
 

dcas wrote: or the TSR "letters with dragon" logo.


That's what it looks like to me.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:43 pm 
 

lawrenson wrote:Hi all,

the missus bought this recently -

** expired eBay auction **


Has anyone any info on it please? Is it a "proper" TSR release or a bootleg? Are there any more in the series?

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At that price, I would not worry if it was bootleg.... I figure the frame alone would be worth the cost. And you have a Nice looking print too.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:21 pm 
 

I'm going to guess and say that the foil is not original.  If you look at the sellers other auctions, there are two more that have the same foil but are not TSR prints:



http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0071895226




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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:46 pm 
 

Hiya,

I think the corner logo is the standard TSR dragoney one, not the Silver anniversary one (tho its difficult to tell).

The bottom middle is part of the picture, but there is on the bottom left corner "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons" in the old 2nd-edition type block print.

I remember TSR doing the greeting cards in foil, and wondered if it was a same-era "brilliant idea at the time".

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:30 pm 
 

It looks like a pretty nice print for a pretty nice price!!


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:50 pm 
 

It looks like the cover of Beyond Sabre River...or something like that.

The title certainly has "Sabre River" in it.....a D&D product as opposed to an AD&D publication.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:21 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:It looks like the cover of Beyond Sabre River...or something like that.

The title certainly has "Sabre River" in it.....a D&D product as opposed to an AD&D publication.


Well its the cover painting that was used on Dungeon Magazine Number 1 and it is almost identical to the cover for the D&D module CM3 Sabre River:

http://www.acaeum.com/ddindexes/modpage ... s/cm3.html

So that might explain it.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:56 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
Well its the cover painting that was used on Dungeon Magazine Number 1 and it is almost identical to the cover for the D&D module CM3 Sabre River:

http://www.acaeum.com/ddindexes/modpage ... s/cm3.html

So that might explain it.

I was looking at that earlier...they're close but not identical.

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:03 am 
 

Hi.

weird. I asked the seller about the picture, and was told she bought it 8 years ago (thats fine, I would estimate that), from a travelling salesman??

The only ppl we get selling door-to-door round my house sell stuff like tea-towels and cleaning products - not D&D pictures!

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 9:34 am 
 

Mars wrote:I'm going to guess and say that the foil is not original.  If you look at the sellers other auctions, there are two more that have the same foil but are not TSR prints:

** expired eBay auction **


** expired eBay auction **


Bummer.  :cry: Why are many of the best least expensive interestingly unusual D&D items sold in the UK?  :roll:

I like all three of those prints. I would happily hang any or all of them on my gameroom walls.


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 11:45 am 
 

lawrenson wrote:Hi.

weird. I asked the seller about the picture, and was told she bought it 8 years ago (thats fine, I would estimate that), from a travelling salesman??

The only ppl we get selling door-to-door round my house sell stuff like tea-towels and cleaning products - not D&D pictures!

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When I worked at a mall in the late 80's/early 90s, we had travelling gypsys there all the time, and they were continually trying to sell foil pictures like these to the various merchants.

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 9:54 pm 
 

Damn gypsies...always telling my fortune and putting hexes on me and crap!


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 8:31 am 
 

MShipley88 wrote:Damn gypsies...always telling my fortune and putting hexes on me and crap!

If hexes were put on you, you would always be ready to wargame.  And you could keep your armies up your sleevies.

Ummm . . . what was the original topic?   :D

  

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JohnGaunt wrote:If hexes were put on you, you would always be ready to wargame.  And you could keep your armies up your sleevies.

Ummm . . . what was the original topic?   :D


Or you could have gone with, well that would be one unique Wilderlands..I dare not ask about that valley starting at hex number 2602 in the southern regions. :)

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:31 pm 
 

Plaag wrote:Or you could have gone with, well that would be one unique Wilderlands..I dare not ask about that valley starting at hex number 2602 in the southern regions. :)

Indeed, some hairy, wild-and-wooly encounters await there . . .

  
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