Vintage Star Wars Collectors in Iowa?

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Hey I dont post here much because im not really into modern stuff but I do collect vintage. Im wondering if there are any other vintage collectors around the area? Im in West Des Moines.
 
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Here! I am very partial to the vintage line. I just wish I had kept those figures in their packages.
 
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Ankeny. I would really like to someday complete my MOC original 12-back Star Wars figs. I am missing a few. My POTF MOC on card collection is coming along nicely though.
 
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Hey Guys:

I too am a vintage collector, albiet a loose vintage collector. I am one figure away from completing my loose collection (POTF Luke w/ Poncho), and just a few vehicles short of the entire collection. I also started with the Droids/Ewoks figures, and I am missing most of those, but am putting a dent in that collection every once in awhile. I went to C3 with the intention of finishing my vintage collection, and although I was very close to finishing it, the prices there were just too high. I thought with all the competition there would be some good prices (I remember prices being much better at C2), but they were outrageous. I saw only 4 or 5 Yak Faces at C3 and the lowest price was $250, and it looked like it had been put through the melting pot. Anyway, as for places around here to purchase vintage, I do not know of any. Sometimes the Brass Armadillo has some things, but usually they are all outrageously priced.
 
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The Brass Armadillo is way over priced indeed. I think I know who you are talking about. They keep raising the rent on the cases, so I kinda understand some of the high prices the dealers have on their figures. Have you ever been to Wizard World in Chicago? I have found some great deals there on both vintage and modern.
 
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Ive scored a few deals there in the past, but like you guys said, they are usually high.
 
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Hello, I mainly collect vintage, but I also collect modern, not everything of coarse, mainly just what I think I need at the time... I'm from the Decorah Area. I have my original collection from childhood, which I kept in excellent shape, and have been adding to it for the last year and a half. I don't really have a focus, just kind of like to see the stuff come and go.
 
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Hi guys,

I now live in Omaha, but just moved from Iowa City. Cool to see other collectors in the area...
 
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I dont have a large collecton, I just sold a bunch because I decided to refocus, but heres what I have in my collection at the moment.
 
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If you are western Iowa, there is a shop in Omaha called Krypton comics that has alot of cool vintage stuff. Most is decent priced... Ill get a address up. I know it right off of I-80 and 84th street about a block north in a strip mall by shopko and bakers....
 
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Oh yeah, BTW, i collect vintage... LOL... im looking for a carded ROTJ space scene Fett(kenner), besides the palitoy ones that i already own.... also any of the harder to find carded tri logos ERG, Jawa, Madine, etc (not holding my breath tho.)
 
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Nope im in the middle, in Des Moines. But I would make the trip if it was worth it?
 
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Treasure Chest collectibles in Marion has some vintage stuff in right now. Few vehicles but a decent assortment of complete figures. I trade some loose figs I had for theirs and bought a complete Jabba Playset with box $60. I think I got a good deal there? Anyway, worth checking into.
 
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