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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:18 pm 
 

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Group One and Traveller in particular seem to do pretty well.

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Not THAT well.... :roll:


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:29 pm 
 

Shame about the tear on Vargr, surprised that's going for $92 but with the condition Solomani is in I'm not surprised at that price at all. It'll probably go higher. IMO DGP is the class of the Traveller litter. Anyone know the print runs on this series, or for Survey and Census?

  


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:20 pm 
 

Print runs would be nice to know for these DGP items, but we know they were short, even by Traveller standards.

It doesn't surprise me that the 2 Alien books are fetching good money. They only get more rare every year, and the DGP books will probably never be put on legit PDFs due to rights issues. Marc Miller doesn't own the rights to this stuff, and the guy holding the rights wants a large sum of cash. So I read somewhere anyway.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:35 pm 
 

red_dawn wrote:Print runs would be nice to know for these DGP items, but we know they were short, even by Traveller standards.

It doesn't surprise me that the 2 Alien books are fetching good money. They only get more rare every year, and the DGP books will probably never be put on legit PDFs due to rights issues. Marc Miller doesn't own the rights to this stuff, and the guy holding the rights wants a large sum of cash. So I read somewhere anyway.


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:58 pm 
 

Not surprised when he sees his stuff swapping hands for these prices. Hope they are never reprinted, it's fun to chase them. I got lost for years in Grand Survey, building worlds, deciding which blade of grass went where. Picked up mint (really) copies of Survey and Census a couple of weeks back, not cheap but worth every penny (cent). Naturally I don't dare read or even touch them. They're for looking at - from a distance.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:27 pm 
 

megnelwil wrote:Not surprised when he sees his stuff swapping hands for these prices. Hope they are never reprinted, it's fun to chase them.


+1

I know it's illogical, but I rue the day that everything is reprinted in 15 printings and available for $4.99 on PDF.

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Post Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:52 pm 
 

Not illogical at all. These books are connections to the past, and usually past highlights, fun involved times, imagination, saving pennies and going to school in a huff each morning a delivery didn't arrive and faking a cough when the package landed on the doorstep to bunk a day off. You can't download any of that.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:00 pm 
 

Les Années Folles is one of the better product ever written for CoC and a rare one but WOOOWWWW 8O  8O  8O



$390 !!!!

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:30 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:Les Années Folles is one of the better product ever written for CoC and a rare one but WOOOWWWW 8O  8O  8O

$390 !!!!




I really wish my French was better, or that I knew some other languages.  The European-only CoC releases have always looked so interesting.  I mean, there's a German-only sourcebook for playing during Vietnam! 8O  (And I know I'd have no trouble convincing my SO to take part in a game set in 1920s Paris.)



Though, I suppose, looks can be deceiving.  The Games Workshop UK-only releases were a tad on the disappointing side, for example.


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:07 am 
 

This supplement is very very complete, Greg Stafford said on another thread here that Chaosium wanted to translate it in English but they didn't find a person competent to do this job because of informations' density!



And insanity continues on Lovecraft products:

$550 for the 1st éd. Lovecraft Tarot


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And in the same time one was sold for "only" $95


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:15 pm 
 

I guess I shouldnt be that surprised about the turnout on the latest batch of Group One Traveller auctions:



Theta Borealis Sector:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176741310



Hydronaut:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176745623



Nithus:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176746802



Lomodo IVa:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176772674



Sapies:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176777237



Wabor-Parn:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0176775614



But when two or three of the heavy hitters in Traveller-collecting are bidding each other up and then thefantasymuseum comes along and drops an f'ing bomb on all of them it kinda just seems pointless to try and assign any kind of average value to these items.  I guess Kynan really needed those for his "museum".  :roll:



I guess if I really feel the need to add these to my collection I will just pick them up next year at GenCon for ten or fifteen bucks apiece.  :wink:


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 7:06 pm 
 

Yes I was watching some of these as well.. would like em but this is alot more than I was willing to go... patience patience (but then you have to bid as well I've learnt...doh)



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Kingofpain89 wrote:I guess I shouldnt be that surprised about the turnout on the latest batch of Group One Traveller auctions:

Theta Borealis Sector:

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Hydronaut:

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Nithus:

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Lomodo IVa:

** expired eBay auction **


Sapies:

** expired eBay auction **


Wabor-Parn:

** expired eBay auction **


But when two or three of the heavy hitters in Traveller-collecting are bidding each other up and then thefantasymuseum comes along and drops an f'ing bomb on all of them it kinda just seems pointless to try and assign any kind of average value to these items.  I guess Kynan really needed those for his "museum".  :roll:

I guess if I really feel the need to add these to my collection I will just pick them up next year at GenCon for ten or fifteen bucks apiece.  :wink:


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:41 pm 
 

more burntwire magic?? :lol: :lol:

wizards & warfare $146 2nd edition not 1st shown  
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$87 bit worn 3rd edition not 2nd shown  
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degassy31 lucky not to win i think at such prices ;) ;)

  

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Post Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:49 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:I guess I shouldnt be that surprised about the turnout on the latest batch of Group One Traveller auctions:

Theta Borealis Sector:

** expired eBay auction **


Hydronaut:

** expired eBay auction **


Nithus:

** expired eBay auction **


Lomodo IVa:

** expired eBay auction **


Sapies:

** expired eBay auction **


Wabor-Parn:

** expired eBay auction **


But when two or three of the heavy hitters in Traveller-collecting are bidding each other up and then thefantasymuseum comes along and drops an f'ing bomb on all of them it kinda just seems pointless to try and assign any kind of average value to these items.  I guess Kynan really needed those for his "museum".  :roll:

I guess if I really feel the need to add these to my collection I will just pick them up next year at GenCon for ten or fifteen bucks apiece.  :wink:




Not to mention Group One products are pretty much Grade-A crap.....hard to find RPG items less deserving of their inflated prices!



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Post Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:28 pm 
 

I've seen quite a few of these sell before but I think this is the highest price I've seen yet. I guess it's not a silly price, just a little surprising:




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Post Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2007 6:08 am 
 

pieces transfer from wf#1 by same seller helped. price higher before without extra pieces but unpunched
1st print not common 800 made not 1000 said there

  

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:58 am 
 

Anyone know anything about this?




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I only include it in the "silliest price thread" because....well....it does seem to be a bit silly at this point and not very interesting.  Something like this I would think was perhaps a freebie or included in a box set.  But I have never seen one or seen a reference for one on any Traveller website.


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:45 am 
 

It appears that you aren't buying an old collectible, but a place in someone's current campaign.

  
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