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Toy Shops

Post by Commander Clint on Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:24 pm

Thought I would start a list of toy shops where you can get your vintage toys, because I ran into a fellow collector yesterday morning and he started a new toy shop. cheers
Please add your favourite shops from around the globe. Once we get enough places listed, we'll create a master list.

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Post by arohk on Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:38 pm

The only one we have here in Victoria is Cherry Bomb Toys, its not a huge store but it has lots of vintage toys as well as a toy museum.

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Post by ChristianC on Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:34 pm

This is literally the only toy shop from where I've actually bought vintage figs. They were decently priced but I haven't been back in a couple of years.

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Toy Tokyo in NYC was amazing but really overpriced.

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Post by Ian_C on Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:01 pm

Can't really add to that - but Jeff at Kool Stuff has stopped shipping his stuff. In store only now. Sad


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Post by hellhippie on Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:23 pm

you Canada guys are lucky ... number of shops by my house ..... 0

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Post by the89thchris on Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:06 am

Yeah it's pretty great. There's a place in Kitchener that has everything except the vintage line called J&J's Comics & Collectables. POTF2 till current. Pretty uninteresting lol. I think I did round out my EU set there though with a Kyle Kararn or a Thrawn.
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Post by hellhippie on Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:34 am

you also have amazing pike and smallmouth fishing , sometimes I wish I was up there also clapping I love Canada , beautiful

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Post by ChristianC on Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:38 am

And don't forget you have Justin Trudeau.....
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Post by hellhippie on Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:42 am

and rush

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Post by the89thchris on Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:46 am

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Like yesterday lol
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Post by TishomingoSith on Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:57 am

I live in Southern Oklahoma (aka, Texoma)... about 10 minutes from Texas, right between Dallas and OKC. In the city, there is Toy Base 10, which is a really neat vintage toy store with a *ton* of everything from 1950 to modern toys. In Dallas there is Order 66 (McKinney, TX) and then Dallas Vintage Toys along with 6-7 other places that are pretty amazing. It's a great place (Dallas) to look for vintage toys.
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Post by ChristianC on Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:25 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I live in Southern Oklahoma (aka, Texoma)... about 10 minutes from Texas, right between Dallas and OKC. In the city, there is Toy Base 10, which is a really neat vintage toy store with a *ton* of everything from 1950 to modern toys. In Dallas there is Order 66 (McKinney, TX) and then Dallas Vintage Toys along with 6-7 other places that are pretty amazing. It's a great place (Dallas) to look for vintage toys.

Lucky you. Sounds awesome. I saw the Order 66 booth at Celebration Anaheim and they had loads.

If you do a search on 'Dallas Vintage Toys' in forums like Rebelscum or SWFUK you'll find a lot of information about them being seriously dodgy. Keep an eye out....
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Post by Ian_C on Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:38 pm

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Yes, listen to Christian. Don't just search out DVT, but also the owner, Shaun Neinast.

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Post by cantina_patron on Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:31 pm

They're not that local to me, but for those in the area, I can recommend:
'All The Cool Stuff' 64 High Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1AX, United Kingdom. This shop is owned by Dave Tree who also organises the very successful 'Farthest From' vintage SW events.
'Automatic Comics' 17A Pickwick Road, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9BQ, United Kingdom. This shop is owned by Matt Booker who is also a reporter for 'Jedi News'.
These shops stock a mixture of vintage & modern SW along with other lines.
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Post by Darkest_Logic on Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:42 pm

Nice post, always best to have a place to go to see the item first before you buy,
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