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by lloydie1109
25 Mar 2017, 15:12
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Mixed teams/players
Replies: 14
Views: 260

Re: Mixed teams/players

Maybe Parodi's have just added coloured players to represent the Maori's
by lloydie1109
20 Mar 2017, 07:58
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Whats was this Box for?
Replies: 11
Views: 178

Re: Whats was this Box for?

Also they were used as postage boxes for various items
by lloydie1109
18 Mar 2017, 13:25
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: AUCTION LOTS
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: AUCTION LOTS

Worth you keeping an eye on that company Mark, have some lovely scalectrix when they have the toy auctions
by lloydie1109
10 Mar 2017, 12:22
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Buyer to aviod
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: Buyer to aviod

99.9999999% of folk buying on line are as sound as pound. It is just the odd idiot, recently had a prat on saying give me a 40% discount or I will buy and then leave you a negative, blocked. It is just the odd one or two that spoil it. People seem to demand an item there and then nowadays no patient...
by lloydie1109
10 Mar 2017, 11:53
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Buyer to aviod
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: Buyer to aviod

There are a lot of them about Mark, expect overnight delivery,
they ought to read the postal details where it says X amount of days prior to shipping etc.
Sadly prats like that will always be there.
by lloydie1109
03 Mar 2017, 07:50
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Base Shape
Replies: 36
Views: 745

Re: Base Shape

One of the main causes of, what you could call mixed teams, was when there was a massive plastic shortage in the 1970's. The plastic used was coal based and with many Miners Strikes, SSG had to use old stock to maintain production, hence teams with more than one shaped base or disc in them. For a pe...
by lloydie1109
02 Mar 2017, 07:53
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Strange pitch markings.
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: Strange pitch markings.

Trevor was the SSG boss until 2000, has said it was not done whilst he was there, so it is post 2000
by lloydie1109
28 Feb 2017, 15:55
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Strange pitch markings.
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: Strange pitch markings.

I have sent a message to Trev, who was the SSG Boss at the time to see if he knows its origin
by lloydie1109
25 Feb 2017, 17:20
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

Lovely set, bet many boys had fun with it
by lloydie1109
22 Feb 2017, 10:01
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

Yes Ian, no sweat.
Does anyone have any close pictures of the Rocket To The Moon or Journey Into Space sets
by lloydie1109
22 Feb 2017, 08:52
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

There was a sheet given to stockists, about A4 size and left near displays for folk to pick up.
They tried to use a lot of the left over Zombies in them
by lloydie1109
22 Feb 2017, 08:06
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

They were mainly sold by mail order, it was his idea, but it never took off, and as you say Ian many other teams were painted over by folk. Maybe it was after the glory days of the 1970's, as in 1982 Subbuteo was very close to being dropped by Waddingtons. Mainly due to the failure of the new produc...
by lloydie1109
21 Feb 2017, 20:16
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

They were sold for a short period, my mate Trevor started it at SSG, not a great success sales wise, which was a surprise
by lloydie1109
20 Feb 2017, 11:31
Forum: Reference Section
Topic: St Etienne HW Ref 346 and Sedan
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: St Etienne HW Ref 346 and Sedan

Love the 346 Eric

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