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    Nov 12, 2005, 7:51 PM - DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #1

    I know a person who has a DP Deluxe Boba Fett ESB for sale for $300. Is that a good price and are there any questions I should ask before buying? All advice would be greatly appreciated as I would need to act on this soon. Like today probably or possibly tomorrow. or ???
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    Nov 12, 2005, 8:11 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #2

    The DP Deluxe is not really valueable for it's accuracy but more for it's collectablity. If it really is a DP Deluxe than $300 is a good price. I would inspect it for cracks in the shell tears in the fabric liner inside and any scratches, scuffs or cracks in the visor. Also check for the brass plate on the inside of the helmet near the rim that states it's a DP Deluxe Boba Fett helmet and it's edition number. If you can't get your hands on it than have the seller send as many big pics as possible. If I were you I'd then post them here so all the experts can get a look.

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    Nov 12, 2005, 8:50 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #3

    Ask if it is repainted or not, if it is it loses some of its collectablity. If you want this for your costume you are probally better off spending the same amount on a better helmet like the Bobamaker helmet or one of Marrows.
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    Nov 12, 2005, 9:16 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #4

    Ooopps. I forgot that some people repainted their DP Deluxe. Good call though, make sure it isn't repainted.
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    Nov 12, 2005, 11:18 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #5

    Thanks guys, no it's not repainted. It's in like brand new condition and has all the decorative accessories on the inside. And it would be just for collecting not for trooping at all. Anyone know what these are currently valued at? Thanks for the info so far, really helpful since I don't know anything about DP Deluxes. I'll try to get some detailed pics.
    Thanks, Cruzer
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    Nov 12, 2005, 11:32 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #6

    If your sure it's "real" that's a good deal IMO. Especialy if you can get Jeremy Bulloch to sign it one of these days, it could become quite valuable in the future.
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    Nov 12, 2005, 11:38 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #7

    Thanks pennywise. Would the way that I make sure it's real(without posting pics for you guys to see since I dont' have any at the time) be to look for the id plaque? I'll see if he can snap a shot of it and email it to me.

    On the same note, he also has a DP Deluxe Stormtrooper helmet he's looking to get rid of for the same price?
    Thanks again, Cruzer
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    Nov 12, 2005, 11:57 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #8

    Yeah, you can also compare it to photo's on www.starwarshelmets.com, I think there's photo's of it on that web site.
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    Nov 13, 2005, 12:27 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #9

    is that what a DP delux really looks like? O_O O_0 0_oo_o. it looks like Crap. IMO
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    Nov 13, 2005, 12:44 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #10

    Thanks Pennywise and BFS1, all advice is much appreciated. I think what I liked most about the helmet was the decorative interior details.

    Cruzer
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    Nov 13, 2005, 1:01 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #11

    Yeah, it doesent have the greatest paint job but from what I remember there is a bunch of cool gizmo's on the inside.
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    Nov 13, 2005, 2:34 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #12

    Yeah and that's what attracted me because it would end up being my son's main Christmas present and he would think that was the coolest thing ever. Although daddy would like it just as much . But he gets to keep all the collectibles in his room. The wife wouldn't stand for them being up in the master bedroom.

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    Nov 13, 2005, 2:42 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #13

    My ex-girl friend used to hate when I had "My" cool things in the masterbed room too, maybe that's why she's my "EX"
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    Nov 13, 2005, 3:02 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #14

    Never mind. It was a freak'n Riddle mini helmet. Thanks anyways guys for replying. Guess I'm going to have to get him a JD kid sized helmet and deck it out with gizmos myself.

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    Nov 13, 2005, 3:20 AM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #15

    Man, I was thinkn you were getting a pretty good deal! But a mini At least you did'ent buy it!
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    Nov 13, 2005, 8:56 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #16

    Believe it or not, the DP deluxe does have some real origins. It's been modified and remolded (poorly molded), so it's not much of its former self.

    The inside is lined with black padding and the edition plaque. There are no fancy gizmos on the inside.
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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:01 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #17

    Turns out he does have a DP Deluxe, but in my ignorance about DP Boba Deluxes I thought it came with all the gizmos inside, but that was a pic of the Riddle mini I was looking at. Here are some pics he sent me of the DP Deluxe.

    What would be a good price to score this helmet for. I'll ask him if it's untouched and in what condition.

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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:13 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #18

    That doesn't look like a factory paint job. I have seen about three different paint versions, including the DP statue, and that looks custom painted.

    The DP deluxes retailed for over $800.00.
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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:19 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #19

    Thanks Tylerdurden, what kind of value would you place on this one if it still has its plaque of authenticity inside to prove it's a DP Deluxe? I've requested photos of the plaque and will post it as soon as I receive it.

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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:22 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #20

    What is the helmet that I've seen that does have the fancy gizmo's in it, Master Replicas?
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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:27 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #21

    Here's a pic. Riddle mini!!! Can you see from these pics how I initially mistook this helmet for a full sized Boba . I have no knowledge of DP Boba Deluxes, so I thought this was one of them and I thought they would be cool as heck to give to my son.

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    Nov 13, 2005, 9:32 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #22

    AH-HA! That's what I remember seeing! How cool would it be to make the inside of your bucket look like that!
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    Dec 14, 2006, 6:49 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #23

    I remember one of the members selling paintable foam that was those exact guts full sized for your helmet. Ask around? I can't remember who the seller was. That's one awsome paint job!
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    Dec 14, 2006, 7:31 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #24

    is it just me or does that bucket up for sale have a bit of an identity crisis going on? esb ears and decals with rotj back and kill stripes?
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    Dec 14, 2006, 7:33 PM - Re: DP Deluxe Boba Helmet for sale- need advice! #25

    Um...guys? This thread is over a year old.

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