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by up the boro
02 Nov 2017, 14:03
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: The World of Sports Compendium
Replies: 17
Views: 1478

Re: The World of Sports Compendium

PM Sent
by up the boro
15 Oct 2017, 07:06
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Very Early Rugby Set
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: Very Early Rugby Set

Hi Franco,

My camera is AWOL at the moment, however, if you pop into the advanced tab on Ebay and search sold items with this auction number you can see some photos there 172900479741
by up the boro
14 Oct 2017, 18:24
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Very Early Rugby Set
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Very Early Rugby Set

Hi all, I was lucky enough to win a near mint Rugby set, it arrived today and am extremely happy with it, thing is, it has winged short players with it obvo on a bar to sit in the Rugby base, and the inlay tray has no slits for the post bases and no where for the little kicking ramp to sit, as state...
by up the boro
23 Jul 2017, 19:11
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL PT 2...
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL PT 2...

Very nice indeed Skell lad
by up the boro
23 Jul 2017, 19:00
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Removing plastic labels from box's?
Replies: 15
Views: 813

Re: Removing plastic labels from box's?

Proper heat gun that strips paint will do the job, its what I use to remove sellotape and the like Spud lad
by up the boro
11 Apr 2017, 12:03
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Motherwell from Subbuteoworld
Replies: 53
Views: 2818

Re: Motherwell from Subbuteoworld

The box with the sticker is hard to fake, very hard.
It is one of those teams that no one will ever know its origin
Team could have been a zombie in that box, zombies moved on and replaced with Heavies.....
by up the boro
11 Apr 2017, 09:33
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Motherwell from Subbuteoworld
Replies: 53
Views: 2818

Re: Motherwell from Subbuteoworld

One thing is for certain, Pete Whitehead would never ever sell a team if he had the slightest idea it was not original. One theory could be that is was done by SSG. No HW's figures or bases were produced after 1977, they just used old stock for the following 2 or 3 years. They would put together te...
by up the boro
09 Apr 2017, 12:24
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Team of Goalkeepers....
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Re: Team of Goalkeepers....

Crouching keepers Terry?...or the biffo character..
Crouching Mark lad..... :lol!:
by up the boro
09 Apr 2017, 09:03
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Team of Goalkeepers....
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Team of Goalkeepers....

Seen these on a local auction site, never seen a full team of goalkeepers, amazing what went on at SSG in the late 60's
by up the boro
29 Mar 2017, 19:00
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Anybody Wanting...
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Anybody Wanting...

Have 5 green & tan grandstands if anyone is interested PM me...
by up the boro
26 Mar 2017, 14:44
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: World Cup hw box labels x 16 Set repro
Replies: 19
Views: 1227

Re: World Cup hw box labels x 16 Set repro

Looking good Mark....how much?
by up the boro
21 Feb 2017, 19:58
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: collecting rare items...someone here ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1639

Re: collecting rare items...someone here ?

Has anyone got or seen the 'Paint Your Own sets' that were available?
I remember in the early 1980's you could buy blank lightweight teams with bases in a SSG box to paint up
by up the boro
12 Feb 2017, 12:59
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: HELP!!!!! :-)
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: HELP!!!!! :-)

*****UPDATE******
Hermes gave me a refund, however, I still think the issue arose from the Auction house.....
by up the boro
07 Feb 2017, 09:12
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: HELP!!!!! :-)
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: HELP!!!!! :-)

Terry, there's no harm in making a two-pronged attack. What bothers me is that you say stuff is missing but the box is sealed so it's not like bits might have fallen out; they were never there in the first place. The sticking point is proof - how can you prove it wasn't there ? You say it wasn't, t...

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