I already have many of the items up for grabs this go around, but there is still plenty of toys and pop culture collectibles up for sale that I would love to get my hands on and fill the gaps in my collection, but since I didn't win the Powerball last night let's take a look at a few items that might be in my price range.
Friends and followers know I love Mego's World's Greatest Super Heroes and I still have plenty of room in the Batcave Toy Room to fill the gaps in my collection. Here's some Mego items from Auction #209 that I would love to pick up.
|Mego 12.5 Superman Hake's Auction #209|
Auction Description: ©1977 DC Comics Inc. Window box contains 12.5" tall poseable figure of Superman. Box art shows Superman, his parents, as well as other figures available in line: Jor-el, Superman, General Zod and Lex Luthor. Box front flap has not been folded over but box shows slight wear and is VF. Figure is Mint in box. (G - $100 to $200)
|Mego Comic Action Heroes Hake's Auction #209|
Auction Description: ©1975 Marvel Comics. 4.5x9" cards. #62102/2,#62101/1,#62101/4. Mego 3.75" Poseable Spider-Man, Shazam and Superman figures and stands. Superman card front is NM. Spider-Man card front has a slight edge bump and is Exc. Shazam card front has a crease on left side. Card blisters have been cut across top half to remove figures, otherwise front displays VF. Images of heroes and villains on cards back are glossy and vibrant and display Exc. Figures are NM. (G - $100 to $200)
I am having a heart attack over the Star Wars greatness up for auction this go round. I could go ape over all there is up for grabs this time, but I'll try not to be too greedy and just pick a few items.
|ESB Style "A" poster Hake's Auction #209|
|ESB Style "B" Poster Hake's Auction #209|
Auction Description: Pair of 27x41" original printing posters for 1980 "Star Wars" sequel. "Style A" poster features art by Roger Kastel and features "Gone With The Wind" style art showing Han Solo and Princess Leia about to kiss w/image of Luke Skywalker on Tauntaun. Poster has been folded w/some handling wear and aging along margins and fold lines. Tiny tears at fold crease intersections. Fine. "Style B" poster features art by Tom Jung and features huge Darth Vader towering over others. Folded as issued w/some handling wear and tape stains along margins. Fine overall. (H - $200 to $400)
|Kenner 12 inch IG-88 Hake's Auction #209|
Auction Description: Boxed 15" tall Bounty Hunter figure. ©1980 Lucasfilm Ltd. Figure comes w/cartridge belt w/complete amount of cartridges, rifle, pistol and articulated head, arms, wrists and hips. Box flap has been folded over and box has scattered lt. wear at corners. Original store price sticker at upper right. Original tape seals remain unbroken and figure is still tied to card. Box is Fine/VF. Figure Mint in box. One of the rarest and most desirable of the 12" scale Star Wars figures. (I - $400 to $700)
I could go on for days about this auction, but I'll save some items for others like The Sexy Geeks House of Swag, The Goodwill Geek, and Diary of a Dorkette . Thanks to Brian over at Cool and Collected and Hake's for the chance to win a $100 credit and a chance to maybe add these great items to my collection.
About the author: John Sholtz is an avid toy collector and the interim editor of the Batcave Toy Room due to the abrupt death of Bruce Wayne. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter at, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.