Value of UK edition, D&D Basic Rules (1986)
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:45 am 
 

I was thinking about putting this up for trade, but I confess I have no idea as to the relative rarity of this, and didn't want to ask for too much or too little.

I have the UK printing of the D&D Basic Rules (printed 1986). I find a mention of it on Amazon (but no price), and one international eBay listing.

Anyway, it's the one shown at the link:
http://home.flash.net/~brenfrow/uk/basicrules.htm
Anyone know anything about this?  I saw the auction history for it here, but the only entries were from 2003, so they are of limited utility.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:53 am 
 

http://www.acaeum.com/ddindexes/setpage ... icfor.html

has a little more info

  


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:58 am 
 

I suppose I should have linked to that.  If you look at the auction history at the link, however, all it has is this:

Auction History:  VF: $19 (8/03),  VF: $56 (12/03)

It's a (very) rough guideline, with a rather large disparity, and more than 4 years old.  I was hoping someone had a more current price or trade value than that.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:25 pm 
 

warlordgarou wrote:I suppose I should have linked to that.  If you look at the auction history at the link, however, all it has is this:

Auction History:  VF: $19 (8/03),  VF: $56 (12/03)

It's a (very) rough guideline, with a rather large disparity, and more than 4 years old.  I was hoping someone had a more current price or trade value than that.


Probably in the $50-$75 range


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:28 pm 
 

Hi

one did sell at £115 last month, if I recall.

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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:43 pm 
 

I believe the £115 one was a 1st or second print -- though I can't recall for certain.


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:50 pm 
 

lawrenson wrote:Hi

one did sell at £115 last month, if I recall.

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Don't forget that apparent "nostalgia bump" in prices after Gary Gygax died.


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 2:54 am 
 

g026r wrote:I believe the £115 one was a 1st or second print -- though I can't recall for certain.


Hi,

there are only 2 prints, I think.

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:05 am 
 

warlordgarou wrote:I was hoping someone had a more current price or trade value than that.




Here are a couple that have been up recently :




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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:30 am 
 

lawrenson wrote:
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there are only 2 prints, I think.

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I was going by the listing on the foreign versions page, so I guess what I meant by first or second print was the ones with the black cover.


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:39 am 
 

g026r wrote:I was going by the listing on the foreign versions page, so I guess what I meant by first or second print was the ones with the black cover.

dark blue yes. $230 for 1986 red uk paperback would be even more crazy
was still too high earler games-thinking-dog logo uk book could see no sniping on that because overshoot already on early bids

  


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:56 am 
 

warlordgarou wrote:I suppose I should have linked to that.  If you look at the auction history at the link, however, all it has is this:

Auction History:  VF: $19 (8/03),  VF: $56 (12/03)

It's a (very) rough guideline, with a rather large disparity, and more than 4 years old.  I was hoping someone had a more current price or trade value than that.

I was going to offer you $40 for it, but that now seems to be low according to the rest of the posts.  (I lost my copy...it's somewhere in the house.. :( )

Let me know if/when you put it on eBay, anyway.

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:26 am 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:dark blue yes.


Hrm.  I think I need to adjust the colour and contrast on my monitor. :lol:


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:51 pm 
 

http://rpgmarketplace.com/auction_details.php?name=TSR-Inc--Uk-Basic-Rulebook--Rare-6th-Printing&auction_id=100745


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