- Feb 9, 2012
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Long shot but, Does any one have a 79' Kenner Alien there bring to the show?
Yes, they typically will stamp your hand. Just make sure you tell them on the way out that you plan on coming back.Definitely coming to this and bringing my son and nephew. If we get there early, can we leave and reenter later (after lunch)?
Not that I know of. We've brought some in the past and they sell within the first 30 minutes for full asking price. It's very difficult to get one from a show unless you are very luckyLong shot but, Does any one have a 79' Kenner Alien there bring to the show?
"strangest" thing I saw: One dealer (Tom) very nice guy, had an entire bin of good to excellent condition, loose vintage with probably 70% of them complete, in zip locs, just piled into a plastic tub. They were marked as $10 ea so I happily scooped up a Leia Poncho, 2 Stormies, 2 Jawas, an ERG and a minty white R2(ss). There were a lot of dupes, especially Vaders but they were very nice. What made it strange was how he just had them all dumped into a bin. I can understand dumping incomplete, beaters into a bin but not C8 type, complete figures. Anyway, I thought that was strange but again, very nice guy and very nice pricing.
It was a somewhat smaller show but had more vintage SW than a larger con like Wizard. I didn't take a ton of photos, so hopefully someone else can post some better ones. I wasn't able to get there as early as I would have liked but still spent more than I wanted to./QUOTE]
So how many vendors were there?
I had my grubby paws on that Stormtrooper with the snowtrooper cape....twice.....and I ended up putting it back. Glad it went to someone who needed it.I also found a very white Stormtrooper, gun and for whatever reason a snowtrooper skirt/mini cape. I lost all my original snowtrooper capes so was on the lookout for a new one. But there were a lot of good deals at the show, but also some things that were probably too expensive.
They looked like regular first shots to me. Many folks seem to be tossing out "internal first shot" and "protomolded" to describe regular first shots, often of 12-back characters, but in my experience true protomolded figures are quite uncommon.A neat pic from the show. That recent find of internal first shots including Mushroom Tip DT Vader, Chewbacca, R2D2 and Leia were found down in Cincinnati. 2 of them, the R2D2 and Leia, were displayed at the show in this pic. The Seller (Dylan), also had a neat hand cut Vinyl Cape Jawa.
Didn't get to our booth???! We had an entire row!!! :wtf:I didn't even to get over to your booth on Sunday. I wish I could have, What were the five other 21 backs lemcool?
It was very nice meeting you! I don't know the pricing or anything really about the new stuff, but like I mentioned earlier in this thread, if the price is insane, chances are it's a negotiation tactic. I think the most we dealt off of our prices was $5, as we know we had a lot of stuff priced for 60 and 70% of what they sell for online. Cash talks, PayPal walks :awesome: Hope to see you at another show again soon!Some vendors had some superb deals - and others were price gouging. Somebody had a brand new 3.75" Rebels 2-pack Zeb and Stormtrooper with a $30 price tag on. It was sort of obscene. The friend who came with me gravitated towards it, as he hasn't gotten around to watching Rebels yet (he doesn't get the proper channel to see it weekly upon release and refuses to watch it on any not-entirely-legal foreign domain site) nor has he seen any of the associated toys; I told him exactly what it was (but didn't remark on the ridiculous price), and the vendor approached and quickly stated that he'd take $15 for it. Yeah, 'cause nobody would pay $30. I pre-ordered through BBTS, so I didn't worry about Rebels merchandise at the show.
I was more in it for anything Clone Wars but actually picked up some great Batman: The Animated Series pieces as well. A very nice guy in the last row on the far left of the showroom was extraordinarily helpful in assisting me in sorting through a bunch of CW loose figures he had and unearthing some of their associated weapons. He certainly didn't have to take the time to do that (at only $3 a piece), but he did. And I very much appreciated it.
Interestingly enough, only about half of the vendors acknowledged me either verbally or by making eye contact, as I'm guessing most assumed I was either there as somebody's significant other or a mom. Not a buyer. I'm only the latter, and any disposable income (ok, ok, sometimes rent money) I have goes towards toys.
P.S. I wish I had been able put more names to faces (I only encountered Lemcool), but I don't think there's a secret handshake here at RS...