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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 9:22 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:91 seconds :P
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5239935096

(What was the BIN on Dragon #1, btw? ;))


Ah yes, I knew it was coming after I saw the first few Dragons come up because he advertised he would be selling it. :D Probably a bit high anyway, but I couldn't help myself even though I knew the last one went I beleive for $88.00. :wink:
As far as the BINs go, Dragon #1 was $399.99. 8O, Dragons 2-4 were $199.99 and Dragons 5-10 were $99.99. I am still looking to complete my Dragon collection. :oops:


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:07 pm 
 

Holy crud. Are you using some kind of program to check eBay every 6 seconds or something Clarkie?  :lol:

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:23 pm 
 

GraysonAC wrote:Holy crud. Are you using some kind of program to check eBay every 6 seconds or something Clarkie? :lol:


I know.  I picture him as being in some subterranean lair 17 stories underground (not unlike Dan Akroyd at the beginning of Spies Like Us, on HBO this past weekend, vastly underrated  :D ), compulsively doing nothing but checking ebay.   8O  :D

  


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 5:39 pm 
 

Dungeon Geomorphs Set 2.  In shrinkwrap.  Although it had been carefully removed then replaced.  Looks original and has a $3 price sticker.



http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 5235987438

  


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:53 pm 
 

The UK Basic Rulebook in the lot was in even worse shape than I had feared, but it worked out in the end.  2nd from the left is a UK 1st PHB.

(And I finally am the proud owner of a B2! :))

cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&a ... T&rd=1



Does anyone recognize those character sheets, though?  They're new to me.

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 9:02 pm 
 

I was going to bid on this one myself, but I totally forgot. :oops:  1st print DMG and 2nd Print PHB & MM. Congrats to Julia:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 9:40 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:I was going to bid on this one myself, but I totally forgot. :oops: 1st print DMG and 2nd Print PHB & MM. Congrats to Julia:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1


I was too, but I saw Julia (and others) going for it.  I don't need multiples that badly... :)

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 2:45 am 
 

One that got away.  



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5237778091



I felt certain my snipe would win :cry:



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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:44 am 
 

Hi John -



If it's any consolation (I know all about the pain on getting outbid after being certain your snipe is plenty), the set will come round on ebay again. I was lucky enough to pickup a woodgrain TSR Tractics set for $12 last year - it helped that it was out here in Australia and I was the only bidder.



Harami can probably correct me if I'm wrong, but I seem to recall a Guidon set on ebay earlier this year (or perhaps late last year) that went for about the same as your bid on this set. I think Stormber picked it up, or maybe Chromaticknight.



When you acquire the next set for $50, you'll be happy missing out on this one....



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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 4:07 am 
 

mdr003 wrote:I was lucky enough to pickup a woodgrain TSR Tractics set for $12 last year - it helped that it was out here in Australia and I was the only bidder.


Very nice price.  I hope that was in US$.  AU$ would be an incredible price.



mdr003 wrote:When you acquire the next set for $50, you'll be happy missing out on this one....


I would be very happy with $50 :D .  Although I never knew I wanted one until they were listed on this forum!  :oops:  But that goes for a lot of the stuff I've bought :?

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 5:07 am 
 

johnhuck wrote:One that got away.



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5237778091



I felt certain my snipe would win :cry:


$120-140 sounds about right, IMHO; Guidon Games' Tractics by Reese & Tucker with Gygax



Paul's Guidon set I pushed to $140+, IIRC (as opposed to the $71 Mike guessed last time ;)).

I doubt a woodgrain set would go for as little as $50 in VG+ condition very often, since I've seen wargamers willing to bid well above that mark if they spot it.



*sigh*. And that's on top of your recent "miss" on the Cavaliers and Roundheads, too; http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5237760573 (would have expected $50+, rather than $38 ).



And a fairly decent (and rare) "Fast Rules" which went for a sensible $21; http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5236599670



Plus those other Guidon items which went higher. (Bit of a glut recently, but rather an exception and still only "one of each").

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 5:30 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:And that's on top of your recent "miss" on the Cavaliers and Roundheads, too; http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5237760573 (would have expected $50+, rather than $38 ).



And a fairly decent (and rare) "Fast Rules" which went for a sensible $21; http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5236599670



Plus those other Guidon items which went higher. (Bit of a glut recently, but rather an exception and still only "one of each").


Was too lazy to place the snipe on the C&R.  And my hopeful snipe on the Fast Rules never made the final.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 8:39 am 
 

Wish I'd seen the Fast Rules that finished a few days ago; it would have gone for a bit more than $20 if I had.



I really should become more organised - I like to THINK I do regular ebay checks on a few key words, but when a Guidon auction finishes and I don't know about it, I guess I'm getting sloppy. Or perhaps I've just been distracted by the cricket...



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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 9:46 am 
 

johnhuck wrote:
mdr003 wrote:I was lucky enough to pickup a woodgrain TSR Tractics set for $12 last year - it helped that it was out here in Australia and I was the only bidder.


Very nice price. I hope that was in US$. AU$ would be an incredible price.



mdr003 wrote:When you acquire the next set for $50, you'll be happy missing out on this one....


I would be very happy with $50 :D . Although I never knew I wanted one until they were listed on this forum! :oops: But that goes for a lot of the stuff I've bought :?




John,

I picked up my woodgrain Tractics for $40.  I'm sure you'll get another shot.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 4:07 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:The UK Basic Rulebook in the lot was in even worse shape than I had feared, but it worked out in the end. 2nd from the left is a UK 1st PHB.

(And I finally am the proud owner of a B2! :))

cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&a ... T&rd=1



Does anyone recognize those character sheets, though? They're new to me.




I don't recognize them.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 4:44 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:The UK Basic Rulebook in the lot was in even worse shape than I had feared


Is it a 1st or 2nd printing?  i.e. is the rear cover blue or silver?



deimos3428 wrote:Does anyone recognize those character sheets, though? They're new to me.


They look very familiar.  I think I might have used some in my playing days.  Could they be GW post TSR license?

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 6:55 pm 
 

Finally get to post something here! I was pleased when this arrived...can't say they're perfect, but still all shrunk and on the headers...don't know how this one eluded the watchful eye of this forum



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5230886751

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:04 pm 
 

seeyouinescrow wrote:Finally get to post something here! I was pleased when this arrived...can't say they're perfect, but still all shrunk and on the headers...don't know how this one eluded the watchful eye of this forum



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5230886751


WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT 8O



Less than $1 each including the postage!  Nice win.

(mental note - add juliabulia bids to my searches :wink: )

  


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:17 pm 
 

seeyouinescrow wrote:Finally get to post something here! I was pleased when this arrived...can't say they're perfect, but still all shrunk and on the headers...don't know how this one eluded the watchful eye of this forum



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5230886751




Ooh, a B2 that I'd actually like to own! :P

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:29 pm 
 

seeyouinescrow wrote:Finally get to post something here! I was pleased when this arrived...can't say they're perfect, but still all shrunk and on the headers...don't know how this one eluded the watchful eye of this forum



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5230886751


Heh, thats the same guy I BINed 1of those back in the spring for for $10.00. :oops: He did have like a stock of 13 originally guess he got tired of listing them.


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