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    collectibles?

    anyone own any random collections of junk, or individual items which are considered "collectibles" or "collectors' items"? Stamp collections, model airplanes, belly-button fluff from famous celebrities?

    i shall begin with a lone collectible item:



    Death.

    well. death from Neil Gaiman's Vertigo (DC) comics graphic novel series The Sandman, this particular figurine as drawn by artist Jill Thompson.

    the base proudly proclaims it is number 409 of a 2000 figurine run.

    i heartily recommend giving the comics a read to anyone with spare time.

    anyone else?
    Last edited by directhex; 01-05-2004 at 03:23 PM.

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    Just a few hundred Marvel/DC/Image comics from between 1987 and 1998(ish).

    Nothing particularly valuable, but a nice selection of a few first editions, foil/3d covers, mini-series, blah blah.

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    I want that figure! It's rather cool!
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    Pardon me if I'm wrong.. but the base appears to be proudly proclaiming it's a Memorex CD-R....


    nice btw....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard
    I want that figure! It's rather cool!
    http://www.dccomics.com/dcdirect/cat...temType=statue

    ask your local dc comics repository for one of them. or get lucky on ebay

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tumble
    Pardon me if I'm wrong.. but the base appears to be proudly proclaiming it's a Memorex CD-R....
    couldn't be bothered to move it

    crappy memorex cds, 48x my arse

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    Got a mcfarlane T-X from terminator 3 somewhere round here still in its box

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knoxville
    Got a mcfarlane T-X from terminator 3 somewhere round here still in its box
    this young lady, knox? http://www.spawn.com/toys/media.aspx...hoto_01_dp.jpg

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    I've read a couple of the Sandman comics, they were very good. I've got one of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, which i suppose might be a collectible.

    I've got some pretty snazzy records both albums and singles, which could be relatively collectable, along with some badges.

    And my newtons are definately collectables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by directhex
    i heartily recommend giving the comics a read to anyone with spare time.
    i'd definitely echo this (well, i would, my username came from a sandman comic) well worth the time tho, excellent comics

    used to have a shedfull of original X-men comics and a few silver surfers but managed to lose most of them whilst vacating a particularly crap student flat in the dead of night

    i have a few potentially albums on vinyl, many of which i inherited from my dad who was a hippie in the 60's - including an original gatefold sgt Pepper album with all the cut out bits etc
    if it ain't broke...fix it till it is


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    Quote Originally Posted by directhex
    Nah the endo-skeleton version like this - http://www.spawn.com/toys/movies/t3/...hoto_01_dl.jpg

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    i do have the first copys of x-files mag, mortal combat, manga mainer, streat fighter and superplay

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    ummmm, i still got loads of my original generation 1 transformers pride of place on my shelf, a completed return of the jedi sticker album around here somewhere, all but 7 issues of the uk transformer comics from the 80s (333 in total), one of those munkey toys from when i worked at itv digital (they were collectible at the time) ummm an amiga 500 and sega saturn (haha - just kidding)

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