September 5 2018

Auction Spotlight – Shroud of the Avatar AND Ultima


Since I have a feeling we are going to be seeing a lot of stuff popping up for a while, I am going to keep it short!

Currently has a $30 big and is about $10 shipping. Claims to be the $200 reward level, but as it is sealed no way to verify without opening.
Lord British's Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Collector's Edition | eBay

I spotlighted this one last time, but going to toss it up here again as it really is a nice auction!
Shroud of the Avatar SEALED Collector's Box Royal Founder Physical Rewards | eBay


What caught my eye on this one is it has the rune stones with it. Harder to find! I would verify count with the seller though. I’m missing one in my set (I knew that when purchased though), don’t want any surprises!

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (PC, 1991) 3.5" Disks, Rune Bag, Cluebook 17814788109 | eBay


This one triggered a successful spot check, as its flat out slick! Would love to have one of these in my Cave!

Ultima Online Lithograph UO 15th Anniversary – New Condition | eBay


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September 4 2018

Shroud of the Avatar Auction Spotlight


When talking purchasing a Shroud of the Avatar Collectors Edition Box, sealed – PLEASE USE CAUTION!!! These boxes are not packaged equally, and there is NO WAY to verify the contents of a box without OPENING IT.

A sealed Lord of the Manner pledge Collectors Box will look identical to say, a Benefactor Knights pledge. The only way to know you were not lied to is to open the box. So please use caution and be careful of scammers.

I have seen a few listed on eBay now, but these are the only two I have seen priced reasonably enough that anyone is taking them seriously.

This first one is a bit different then you would expect. In addition to Shroud of the Avatar, it comes with a few of the Ultima Trinkets. Also be wary of the description as they are just copying the pledge rewards they are saying were originally listed. The book, for instance, is NOT included.

It claims Citizen Royal Founder, but how do you know for sure? Luckily with it being an auction and current bid around $20.00 right now, you can bid as its a low tier version just to get some of the basic goodies. THIS AUCTION WILL BE A TREND SETTER IN PRICING!
Shroud of the Avatar SEALED Collector's Box Royal Founder Physical Rewards | eBay

Heres another one currently at a $40 bid. Does not come with any trinkets and also doe snot make any claims as to what pledge level it was from.
Lord British's Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Collector's Edition Box (S | eBay

You can see box openings over here!

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February 2 2018

Ultima Auction Spotlight – Ultima Ascension – posters autographed by Lord British / Richard Garriott


The sellers of these is an Ultima Dragon and they do a way better job of describing them, then I could!

Description
Three Ultima Ascension prints signed by Richard Garriott. These are the two-page ads that were run during Ultima Ascension’s release window.

Each poster is a full 16.5 x 10.5 inches. There is no magazine split down the middle.

All proceeds will be donated to Toronto SickKids Hospital (https://www.sickkids.ca/). This charity is not listed on eBay.com’s Make A Donation option, so I will be donating directly and providing proof to the winner.

Background
When Ultima Ascension was released, it performed… poorly. I helped test the first patch by running dozens of benchmarks on whatever Matrox card I had at the time.

Post-release, someone at Origin asked for my home address to send a small token of appreciation. A few weeks later these prints showed up, all signed in gold sharpie by Lord British / Richard Garriott.

I would love to add these to my collection, but my finances do not allow it at this time, so.. GO GET EM!!!

Ultima Ascension – posters autographed by Lord British / Richard Garriott | eBay

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September 26 2017

Helen Garriott Auction Spotlight


Once again, I must painfully pass onto my readers the availability of this fine piece of Helen Garriott artwork which I have been lamenting for, for a long time! I try to always remind myself to be happy I already own one of her pots!

With her recent passing, these will only become more sought after, harder to find, and costly. So if you ever wanted one, now may be a good time to grab this.

Signed Helen Garriott Solar Candy Jar Dishes with lid | eBay

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July 25 2017

Ultima Auction Spotlight – UV and UIII


Ok, these came across my screen and I felt they were spotlight worthy!

You have what appears to be a complete Ultima V, up for auction with very reasonable shipping and currently a high bid of $24.00. May go for a decent price, may not, but worth checking out if you want one.

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny – COMPLETE – Commodore 64/128 W/COIN, MAP, etc

Related and noteworthy is an Ultima V map with decent shipping and currently no bids, starting at $10.00. This could be a great find!
Ultima V Original Cloth Map | eBay


Very incomplete, but has a few items in it and for the potential price is a great parts buy!

Ultima III Exodus Commodore 64 used video game tested working but incomplete | eBay

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July 19 2017

Ultima Auction Spotlight – U3 Map and U6



Hello everyone,

Two items for you collectors of Ultima that caught my eye today.

The first is an Ultima III map which is up for auction, currently, has no bids at a starting of $10.00, and has reasonable shipping charges.

Ultima Online III 3 Cloth Map | eBay


I didn’t notice the stone in the photo for this one, but with a starting bid of $10 and cheap shipping, this may be a win for someone!

Ultima VI The False Prophet Vintage 1990 PC Game by Origin -3.5" Disks -Full Box 17814770111 | eBay

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April 17 2017

Ultima Auction Spotlight – UIV Map, UIII Map, UII Map, UII


Several things caught my on Ebay right now, especially for the map collector!

An Ultima four map, currently at $5.50 with free shipping!
Ultima IV Cloth Map

How about an Ultima III at the same bid?
Ultima Cloth Map Exodus | eBay

Not good enough? Ultima two map currently at $6.50 with free shipping!
Ultima Cloth Map Revenge of the Enchantress | eBay


Looking for something more substantial than just some great potential deal on maps?

This Ultima Two is currently at $125.55. The shipping is a bit nasty so keep that in account when bidding, or ask them to switch to something more reasonable for you. Lot of times Sellers just choose the wrong shipping on accident!

Ultima II Revenge of the Enchantress Apple II Sierra On-Line Origin Systems game | eBay

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April 12 2017

Ultima Auction Spotlight – VII Pt2 / IV / I


The bidding is on but not all that high for this Ultima 7, part two. Three bids and currently at $23.20, worth keeping an eye on.

Ultima VII: Part Two — Serpent Isle (PC, 1992) 17814800115 | eBay


Twice the bids in place for this Ultima Four yet still only at $15.50 with reasonable shipping. Bett throw this on that watch list also!

Origin Systems Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar for Apple II | eBay


Not good enough? Want something a bit more rare than that? Fine then! Yet nearly double the bids again, at 11, going currently at $98.00 and with reasonable shipping, an Ultima One!

Origin Systems Ultima I for Apple II

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March 29 2017

Ultima Auction Spotlight – Sealed Ultima II *blinks* with an Extra U2 CD!


So this auction is happening right now, and what really makes it amazing it was listed low. How low? Current bid is $5.50 with very reasonable shipping.

It looks authentic to me but I am not a complete expert in that area. I know a few tricks on checking such things, but not all of them. So please do some research if you’re going to buy.

New/Sealed ULTIMA II by Origin Systems for AtariST + Game CD for Win 7-10 | eBay

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