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Post Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:07 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:Another demonstration of why I still think The Acaeum pricing for supplements is a bit topsy-turvy.

$4.99 for Swords & Spells, despite being "valued" higher than both Blackmoor and G,DG&H;
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5952846230

Is a consistent pattern in realisations, from what I've seen.


(They've still got a copy of The Emerald Tablet with precisely zero interest at the same price, though. BidPay rather than PayPal hurts, too...).

I haven't been watching that closely lately, but my guess is this one slipped through the cracks.  I certainly wouldn't value S&S higher than Blackmoor, maybe on par with G,DG&H.  The blurry picture might have hurt that auction as well.  They're all around $20-30, unless they are minty/early printings.

My perceived order of the supplments in terms of valuation:
    Blackmoor
    Eldritch/Greyhawk
    Gods, DemiGods, & Heroes.
    Swords & Spells

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:49 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:I haven't been watching that closely lately, but my guess is this one slipped through the cracks.

Was noted and offered around. No takers. Apologies for not thinking of you...

deimos3428 wrote:My perceived order of the supplments in terms of valuation:
    Blackmoor
    Eldritch/Greyhawk
    Gods, DemiGods, & Heroes.
    Swords & Spells

Interesting.

By way of comparison, here's the "first cut" list I put together at the end of last year to try to see where future auctions would fit along those lines.
(You may well be right about the non-first Blackmoors, btw).

Can already see a few figures a bit high or low, perhaps, but needed to start somewhere other than the unchanging figures published here.

btw. Frank didn't sell me his 2nd GK Greyhawk for $25 after all, btw... ;)
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       P        G        VG        EX        M

Greyhawk                               
T1st        60        80        110        145        180
1st         35        50        70        85        100
2nd GK        25        40        55        75        90
2nd Lizard        15        25        40        50        60
3rd        12        18        30        40        50
4th-8th ($5)        8        15        25        35        45
9th-10th n/p        --        12        20        30        40
11-12th Wiz        --        10        18        28        35 (65 SW)
                                      
Blackmoor                               
1st        30        45        60        70        85
2nd        18        28        40        50        60
3rd-4th ($5)        10        18        30        38        45
5th-7th n/p        --        12        20        30        40
8th-9th Wiz        --        8        15        25        30 (65 SW)
                                      
Eldritch Wizardry                               
1st        25        35        45        50        60
2nd        18        25        32        40        50
3rd-4th ($5)        10        18        25        32        40
5th-7th n/p        --        10        15        20        28
8th-9th Wiz        --        8        12        20        25 (65 SW)
                                      
Gods, Demi-Gods & Heroes                               
1st        25        40        55        70        80
2nd-3rd ($5)        12        18        30        40        45
4th-6th n/p        --        12        20        30        40
7th-8th Wiz        --        10        18        25        30 (65 SW)
                                      
Swords & Spells                               
1st        15        25        35        42        50
2nd ($5)        10        18        25        30        35
3rd-4th n/p        --        10        15        20        28
5th-6th Wiz        --        8        12        18        25 (65 SW)

  


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 9:09 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954081668
Chainmail 3rd edition, 2nd print (VG-EX); "list price" $25-30, realisation $73.

The last such went for a similar price some time ago, IIRC.
Wasn't at all surprised to see Paul as winner.

Didn't chase that hard, but left a test bid since I had an EX copy of Edgren's "Knights of the Round Table" pretty much wrapped up ($29 as it turned out).

  


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:09 pm 
 

*grins at Ian*

(poor keepie...)

why didn't you buy that black folder version, previously?

  

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:11 pm 
 

Didn't see it. Post a link so I can wince with pain.

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:23 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:Didn't see it. Post a link so I can wince with pain.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5923791619

(another one of Tadashi's you missed, then?)

Was discussed further back here.

  

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:32 pm 
 

harami2000 wrote:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5923791619

(another one of Tadashi's you missed, then?)

Was discussed further back here.


Ah well. Never mind.  :(  Now I'm hunting Dwarven Glory  8O

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:30 pm 
 

Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D  :D  :D  :D  :D  :lol:  :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:29 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:


Wow, that has to be the most expensive single miniature item I've ever seen sold.  That's even more than DCS's Grenadier Lizardman miniature.  Did someone on the board win that one?  The ones that get away... sigh.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 3:02 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 6:57 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:


Kind of defeats the purpose of it being called a miniature huh...lol :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:55 pm 
 

dathon wrote:
Blackmoor wrote:Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:


Wow, that has to be the most expensive single miniature item I've ever seen sold. That's even more than DCS's Grenadier Lizardman miniature. Did someone on the board win that one? The ones that get away... sigh.


The lizard went for about $350.00 I think (I bid on and lost that one).  The appeal of the giant is that is one of the first models put out for the Warhammer range, it is very rare and was very expensive to own in 1983.  Not many were produced and I have never seen one in the box.  Last time this mini went up for auction outside the box it went in the $1800.00 range, I just could not resist it at the buy it now price. :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:25 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:The appeal of the giant is that is one of the first models put out for the Warhammer range, it is very rare and was very expensive to own in 1983. Not many were produced and I have never seen one in the box. Last time this mini went up for auction outside the box it went in the $1800.00 range, I just could not resist it at the buy it now price. :lol:

*sigh*. I remember that one and the original Imperial Dragon
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sitting on the top shelf of the "Games Gallery" in Edinburgh, for years. No price tags...

Even the "tiny" Emperor Dragon I bought in the late 80s still cost me a small fortune.
Blanked out exactly how much in my brain. *g*. Wasn't really into minis, but I liked that.
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Yep, sounds like you actually got a good deal there. Very nice box/label, too!

  


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:03 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bought a big miniature, the hell with palace of the vampire queen, I have a 5 pound lead Giant :wink:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5954680853


:D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:


dude you should make molds of that bad boy lol at least the body parts so you can use all the heads hehe

  


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 4:33 pm 
 

Well, usually I never post my auctions on this forum. But this one deserved to be posted:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... K:MEAFB:IT

It's a first printing (orange flyleaves) and the condition as indicated on the photo. :D


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 4:50 pm 
 

Ralf Toth wrote:Well, usually I never post my auctions on this forum. But this one deserved to be posted:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... K:MEAFB:IT

It's a first printing (orange flyleaves) and the condition as indicated on the photo. :D


nice................ :wink:


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:08 pm 
 

Aneoth wrote:
Ralf Toth wrote:Well, usually I never post my auctions on this forum. But this one deserved to be posted:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... K:MEAFB:IT

It's a first printing (orange flyleaves) and the condition as indicated on the photo. :D


nice................ :wink:


Yes, yes, very nice purchase there.  That is just the kind of thing you are looking for with a great low BIN and you are searching the back end(new today) listings.  :D


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:48 pm 
 

Not D&D, but a fun find nonetheless:

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem& ... :EOAB:AU:6

One of the games put out by Fact & Fantasy games in the mid-seventies. They did a couple of LOTR games (Siege at Minas Tirith, Battle of Helms Deep) and also put out three games called the Warriors of the Green Planet trilogy. I have the other two, and just needed the first.

I'd been after a copy of the game for a couple of years... the last time I saw it up on ebay a few months ago I bid $60 but it wasn't enough. Seeing a $15 BIN about 45 minutes after it went up, I couldn't hit the BIN fast enough. And it looks like it has a copy of Mind War included as well.

It's just a shame to use up my one Fun Find so early in the year... I only get one per year it seems, unlike some others on here who seem to post finds with alarming regularity.

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