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    While browsing, as one does I came across a site with a few bargain priced ships.

    Company is Board game extras they currently have a couple of frigates going for 12 and some 74s for 14.25 with postage 2.25 so a chance to increase your fleets at a reasonsble price.
    I dont know stock levels but have a look and you may grap a bargain

    http://www.boardgameextras.co.uk/sea...lory&Go=Search

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    Nice find!

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    Well spotted Chris, but grab them whilst you can.
    They are already running out of some ships.
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    Found another uk shop, never heard of these but they seem to have a number of ships in stock.

    http://www.gameseek.co.uk/searchV2.p...Sails+of+glory

    They currently have a clearance on the Le Berwick model @ 14.65, this is a Elizabeth class captured by the French
    So buy one you can reflag to go back to HMS Berwick
    The flip side is Le Swiftsure I think and a second Elizabeth captured, so buy another and you can reflag back to HMS Swiftsure, or with another reflag to HMS Irresistable as she was named after Le Swiftsure was recaptured at Trafalgar.
    I just sent off so will see how the fare
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    For all American customers miniature market regularly discounts ships, always 25% off and some times as much as 50% off if you keep an eye out.

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    Used to live in St. Louis, and they have tons of ships with broken masts in their retail shop. Don't think you can order them online though. I got a couple frigates for 4 dollars each awhile ago. Sadly I moved away!

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    Gameseek have mailed me saying item dispatched, so far so good

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    Ship arrived today via hermes 2nd class postage.
    So company well worth a look.
    The stock levels look pretty good especially for Le Berwick and Starter sets it seems.

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    Shire Games appear to still have some of the older ships and a starter pack for sale. http://shiregames.com/khxc/index.php...dshow&ref=2024

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    Thanks for the Heads up Dave.
    Will have a look at this.
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    Just received a package from Gameseek, ordered on Tuesday evening, 2nd class postage, free, and they arrived today.

    So for 16 I now have another Spanish Heroe to become the French Heroes
    Plus another Le Berwick to become HMS Ajax or Thunderer which cost 14.65

    They seem to have plenty of stock if the levels are correct so I can recommend them the company has been top notch with my two orders

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    Good to hear Chris.
    I may get my Techi have a look and see if he can get access to the sites pay system any better than I can.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Gameseek currently have a sale going on HMS Zealous and Argonauta 14.68 ea and HMS Concorde 13.36

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    If anyone is interested Gameseek are selling the Spanish Temeraire type ship Argonauta for 14.86, and can be got with free postage if you take 2nd class postage, normally take around 3 -4 days delivery.
    This can be easily reflagged for a number of other ships of the type both British and French. Says 30+ in stock

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    Cheers Chris.
    I will take a look at this offer.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Just bought one for conversion to French for Trafalgar.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naharaht View Post
    Shire Games appear to still have some of the older ships and a starter pack for sale. http://shiregames.com/khxc/index.php...dshow&ref=2024
    Shire Games have closed down now.

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    At this rate we are soon going to be in the same boat as Australia Dave.
    At least Green Knight and Gameseek are still going.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Gameseek, clearance zone; subsection toys; subsection; toys and games : Orient 1805 12.13.
    Throughout the first 34 pages I have picked up 9 ships including 2 of the Ocean class first rates for 100 ish

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    Well done John.
    That will bolster your Fleet somewhat.
    See you Friday.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Also for Australian players "Mighty Ape" have a good selection still.

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    I will have some spare ships for sale at Doncaster.

    If you can make it they will be up for grabs first come first served. I also have the ships that individuals wanted too.

    Neil

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    Amazon.co.uk have some models of H.M.S. Orpheus on sale at 7.34 plus 2.03 delivery. They also have some ships for sale at ridiculously high prices.

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    Thanks for the Heads up Dave.
    I'm sure some of the Shipmates will be glad to pick up a ship they don't have at that price.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naharaht View Post
    Amazon.co.uk have some models of H.M.S. Orpheus on sale at 7.34 plus 2.03 delivery. They also have some ships for sale at ridiculously high prices.
    Have a look here as I think you may find the actual seller is Gameseek, which if you go direct and choose second class postage, they come free post.

    https://www.gameseek.co.uk/directory...s%20of%20glory
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    Actually, Chris, the Amazon seller was musicMagpie and they are still one pence cheaper than Gameseek at a price of 6.93 plus 2.03 U.K. delivery.

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    Fair one Dave, good to know, as long as we get cheap ships

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    I thought the saying was "cheap as chips" Chris, but I am all for your variation.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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