Arneson's First Fantasy Campaign (1977) First Print
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:41 pm 
 

Hi all,

This is verified first print, checked against this description:

1st Printing (1977):  Cover print is a very dark red, has no index number and a large $7.98, along with the words "First Fantasy campaign playing aid by Dave Arneson, Judges Guild".  Comes with the 1st printing of the First Fantasy Campaign Maps.  Product list is titled "Booty List" with the highest number being 35 and "New Non-Sub Items" listing product numbers 36-39.

Never used, stored since the 70's.

Can someone give me a ballpark value on this?

Thanks for your time.

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:33 pm 
 

$50-75 is a fairly good estimate.

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Post Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:25 pm 
 

Are the maps with it as well, or is it just the book?

(Did the maps come with it, or were they sold separately?)


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Post Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:07 pm 
 

Invincible Overlord wrote:
(Did the maps come with it, or were they sold separately?)


Yes and Yes. Catalog lists them together with the book, but they could also be purchased separately.  Earliest Product list has only the book (states 88pg) and map.  Seems I need to change the price of the maps to $1.50 as that is what I'm seeing they went for in the various product lists.

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Post Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:50 pm 
 

Maps are with it in the bag.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:37 pm 
 

Super77777 wrote:Maps are with it in the bag.


Great!

Thank Plaag's estimate is pretty much correct. Though if I were trying to e-bay it, I'd take the maps out of the sleeve and show all 3 items. It would increase your value a bit.


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Post Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:23 pm 
 

When is the last time a 1st print came up for sale or auction on ebay?


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:51 am 
 

I couldn't find any.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:20 pm 
 

bombadil sold one in Dec 2010 for $51
"Fairly rare 1st printing of Dave Arneson's First Fantasy Campaign, published by Judges Guild in 1977. Booty List in the back goes up to #39, and has the inside front cover typo "First Family Campaign".
In absolutely beautiful condition. Never used, though a bit of pencil scuffing on the front cover and some staple rust. Both maps present and pristine."

and crimsonpermanentassurance sold one in in Jan 2009 for $23. I didn't see a description on the condition unfortunately.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:01 am 
 

Having had to reinstall Windows means I've lost Microsoft Office and thus Excel for the time being.  Have to wait for the wife to get hers for me.  Otherwise I could tell you what recent auctions I know of.

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:14 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:20 am 
 

Nice rug :D


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Post Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:14 am 
 

red_bus wrote:Nice rug :D


That's what helped sell the item for sure ;)

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