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KrisW73

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #75 on: May 01, 2023, 04:05:40 PM »
So it's you I was having that bidding war with!  ;D

It was! :D

Starts at $5,000 and increases $2,500 after every appearance

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #76 on: May 01, 2023, 04:47:05 PM »
I wonder how much a weakest link podium weighs.

BillCullen1

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #77 on: May 01, 2023, 07:50:55 PM »

I don't doubt the authenticity of the items (years ago, I saw that Hit Me set piece loaded on a trailer), but I'd like to call attention to the description of briefcase 24 from Deal or No Deal. . I don't doubt that Heritage Auctions got that particular briefcase from some official source, but I don't think it's the briefcase that Markle opened.

IIRC, Meghan was usually with suitcase #10.

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #78 on: May 01, 2023, 11:53:40 PM »
I don't doubt the authenticity of the items (years ago, I saw that Hit Me set piece loaded on a trailer), but I'd like to call attention to the description of briefcase 24 from Deal or No Deal. Heritage Auctions claims that it was the briefcase that Meghan Markle used during her time on the show. However, I remember the typeface on the exterior of the briefcases being some kind of Helvetica, which is confirmed by doing an image search for pictures from the show -- including pictures of Meghan Markle standing next to briefcase 24. I don't doubt that Heritage Auctions got that particular briefcase from some official source, but I don't think it's the briefcase that Markle opened.
This was my immediate thought on seeing the item. I'm trying to think where a not-quite-real case like that could come from. Maybe a promotional event or some.sort.of.lottery tie-in?

EDIT: Browsed the listings a bit and there's an alleged dartboard from the set of "Cheers" that is clearly one of those cheap LCD soft-tip electronic ones, the kind widely available at retail stores... but only for the last 20-25 years. I wonder if there are any other hinky listings.
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KrisW73

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #79 on: May 02, 2023, 07:52:41 AM »
This was my immediate thought on seeing the item. I'm trying to think where a not-quite-real case like that could come from. Maybe a promotional event or some.sort.of.lottery tie-in?

The DOND card game has the case numbers with this font - maybe a tie in/promo for the card game?

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« Reply #80 on: May 02, 2023, 11:34:35 AM »
IIRC, Meghan was usually with suitcase #10.
Markle was 24.  Anya was 10.  I knew there would eventually be a reason to know this.

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #81 on: May 25, 2023, 08:02:38 PM »
There's a ton of old TV show memorabilia for auction here: https://entertainment.ha.com/c/search-results.zx?N=53+793+794+791+792+2088+4294938062&ic5=CatalogHome-ActionArea-Cover-071515

I've just started going through it (there are 976 items) and already came across several GS pieces including WML? Mystery Guest signatures, a TorC contestant costume, and some objects of uncertain provenance (with very reasonable guesses provided). I'm sure there are many more. Have fun killing a slow afternoon at work.

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #82 on: May 26, 2023, 10:28:29 PM »
There's some board games, tickets, props, podiums, lecterns, TV Guides, all sorts of things. Sadly, I'm priced out of most of it already.
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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #83 on: May 26, 2023, 10:40:51 PM »
Yeah, the bids on some of this stuff are nuts.  I get one-of-a-kind costume or set pieces, but here are four board games you could just go ahead and buy individually on Ebay and pay less for in total than the current bid.

https://entertainment.ha.com/itm/movie-tv-memorabilia/memorabilia/group-of-four-television-tie-in-board-games-for-tic-tac-dough-say-when-what-s-my/a/7318-89316.s?ic4=GalleryView-Thumbnail-071515
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« Reply #84 on: June 19, 2023, 12:24:02 AM »
Someone is selling a blank check from pre-2000 Check Game/Blank Check. The asking price is likely more than a winning contestant would have written on said check in that era.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Price-is-Right-Authentic-Oversized-Check-from-Bob-Barker-Blank-Check-Game-/275833396825?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p4429486.m46890.l6249&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
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« Reply #85 on: June 19, 2023, 12:55:03 AM »
I know TV makes everything larger, but I’m surprised the check is “only” about 3.5’ x 2.5’ feet.
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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #86 on: June 19, 2023, 06:02:01 AM »
Someone is selling a blank check from pre-2000 Check Game/Blank Check. The asking price is likely more than a winning contestant would have written on said check in that era.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Price-is-Right-Authentic-Oversized-Check-from-Bob-Barker-Blank-Check-Game-/275833396825?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p4429486.m46890.l6249&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0

Well, he’s sold two of them already, so…
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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #87 on: June 19, 2023, 07:02:11 AM »
Someone is selling a blank check from pre-2000 Check Game/Blank Check. The asking price is likely more than a winning contestant would have written on said check in that era.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Price-is-Right-Authentic-Oversized-Check-from-Bob-Barker-Blank-Check-Game-/275833396825?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p4429486.m46890.l6249&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0

Well, he’s sold two of them already, so…
I bought the 2nd one, but in full disclosure, my offer was less than 1/4 of what the seller was asking.

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Re: eBay Finds 2023
« Reply #89 on: August 11, 2023, 10:05:13 AM »
It's the same seller as with the Check Game cheques. They're also selling Barker Silver Dollars (or "DOLLERS" if you go by the listing) for $500 a pop.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/256148733789?hash=item3ba3a77f5d:g:BQ0AAOSwtytkuMgd

(N.B. each of the 1/2 Off boxes weigh approximately 8 lbs. I should know, I own these two.)