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by spudski
28 Nov 2018, 11:29
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)
Replies: 131
Views: 12877

Re: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)

And long may it continue Adam...it's the magic formula imo, and why the 'Club', and interest from others to join us has been so successful. We are a right mixed bunch of personalities...and on paper it shouldn't work...but I've never known such a diverse group get on so well. It's playing for fun ra...
by spudski
26 Oct 2018, 18:30
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: ooh spud....
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: ooh spud....

Jon Rosten wrote:
26 Oct 2018, 13:39
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Subbuteo-HW- ... 2466301757

looking like someone is going to fetch a big price for this rare one spud
Who knows mate...as long as it covers what I paid I'll be happy.
by spudski
01 Oct 2018, 21:35
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Zaire variant?
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: Zaire variant?

Looks good Eric...probably outworker error, rather than a variant.
by spudski
14 Sep 2018, 09:11
Forum: TAF 4-2-4 / Grand Slam / Premier League
Topic: 4-2-4 loose players
Replies: 8
Views: 1333

Re: 4-2-4 loose players

I don't think so, partly because there's a very limited range if teams to collect. I paid £20 for 7000 of these painted figures from a fella near Tunbridge Wells. He wasn't sure, but he thought they were made locally. Now 4-2-4 was based in Guernsey (tax reasons?) but I can't imagine there was a ne...
by spudski
07 Sep 2018, 07:39
Forum: TAF 4-2-4 / Grand Slam / Premier League
Topic: 4-2-4 loose players
Replies: 8
Views: 1333

Re: 4-2-4 loose players

Let us know if you find out whether they were subcontracted out Chris...interesting stuff.

Don't think I can start collecting anything else apart from HW Subbuteo...not enough room I'm afraid.
by spudski
06 Sep 2018, 17:17
Forum: TAF 4-2-4 / Grand Slam / Premier League
Topic: 4-2-4 loose players
Replies: 8
Views: 1333

Re: 4-2-4 loose players

In all my years of collecting Subbuteo I've never come across these, only seen them online.

Do people collect them Chris?
by spudski
05 Sep 2018, 15:36
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Can't get my head round this...
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Can't get my head round this...

Think it's been suggested before that some collectors don't worry about who's painted the teams, as long as they cover the ref's in their collection...all very strange imo. The Catalogue is common Gully...came in most French Display Editions...plenty of them about if you know where to look. Probably...
by spudski
05 Sep 2018, 07:04
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Can't get my head round this...
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Can't get my head round this...

....advertised as 'Customised'....in other words, overpainted teams. Yet making silly money for what it is...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Large-Collec ... SwtHZbhrt1
by spudski
23 Aug 2018, 10:24
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)
Replies: 131
Views: 12877

Re: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)

:lol!: The quality of Pork Pie has taken over as precedence, over the quality of Subbuteo being played imo :lol!:
by spudski
22 Aug 2018, 19:11
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: display
Replies: 57
Views: 3847

Re: display

Gullseye wrote:
22 Aug 2018, 17:12
I looked that one up as well Spud. Pretty sure I went to that one.
There are a whole bunch more on Pathe News site as well fella...couldn't see any Subbuteo though.
by spudski
22 Aug 2018, 06:58
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)
Replies: 131
Views: 12877

Re: OSC OS (Old Subbuteo Club Old Sods)

The throw in figures and Corner Kickers are actually superb. They actually work. And with very little practice you can get the ball to go to the player you are aiming for. Great fun to use...it actually feels more normal to use them now...and more realistic to football. Seeing the ball go into a cro...
by spudski
17 Aug 2018, 18:58
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: display
Replies: 57
Views: 3847

Re: display

Lots of it doesn't ring true Ralph imo. So many things just don't add up. I've seen pics from the Tournament in 1970 at the Savoy...SSG spent money on presentation as well as scoreboard. None of it looked as shabby as the ones advertised. Especially when the descriptions in the adverts also don't ma...
by spudski
17 Aug 2018, 14:13
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: display
Replies: 57
Views: 3847

Re: display

I just can't get my head around a 1968 display having names cut out and stuck on from 1970s poster catalogues...karslruher ohw in 1968?
by spudski
17 Aug 2018, 13:35
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: display
Replies: 57
Views: 3847

Re: display

Hey Paul...hope you are good bud... Maybe they did have them made Paul, I'll bow to your better knowledge on such things...however... I honestly don't think these examples are the real deal. So many things standing out as wrong on all of them. Take the 1968 display as an example. It's obviously a C...

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