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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25
« Reply #30 on: September 10, 2016, 11:24:38 PM »
Rather stupidly only just spotted the header change... only going to be 25 of them...?

Are there Ric collectors like some folks with some brands in our parish, i.e. completists...?
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2016, 07:03:00 AM »
    I like it sort of, I wish they brought back the checkerboard binding on a more traditional finish.
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2016, 05:13:43 PM »
Not a bad list price at all.

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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25
« Reply #34 on: September 15, 2016, 06:07:49 AM »
Rather stupidly only just spotted the header change... only going to be 25 of them...?

Are there Ric collectors like some folks with some brands in our parish, i.e. completists...?

No, we keep completists out. And the worst completist of them all is the fin-completist!!!
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #35 on: September 15, 2016, 11:32:44 AM »
Collecting for fins is sins, ya...?

It wood be a cold day in the hot place before anyone wood ever accuse you of such sins... not sure about "would" though... ;)
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25
« Reply #36 on: September 15, 2016, 07:15:41 PM »

Are there Ric collectors like some folks with some brands in our parish, i.e. completists...?

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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #37 on: September 16, 2016, 03:03:44 PM »
Ah... I may be gone some time... ;)
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #38 on: August 09, 2017, 07:13:12 AM »
I looked at one of theses in Tokyo last week. I was not blown away by it. Especially the pseudo-binding. 





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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #39 on: August 09, 2017, 05:04:33 PM »
I looked at one of theses in Tokyo last week. I was not blown away by it. Especially the pseudo-binding.

It's not real checkerboard binding?

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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #40 on: August 10, 2017, 07:03:16 AM »
There were a series of white dashes on the face (a quarter inch in from the edge) rather than a classic checkerboard binding.

I should have photographed it.

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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #41 on: August 10, 2017, 07:37:15 AM »
The Noir has checker binding inside black outer binding. It is not set in "a quarter inch" and is not just a painted or printed pattern. But the white checks surrounded by the black outer binding satin black finish overall may give the impression it is further inset depending on the perspective of your view. There's a closeup of the upper body of a Noir on page 141 of the new 2nd edition of my book.
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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #42 on: August 10, 2017, 08:11:12 AM »
I like the checkerboard with the black outer binding. Like a 4002.


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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #43 on: August 11, 2017, 09:17:19 AM »
The Noir has checker binding inside black outer binding. It is not set in "a quarter inch" and is not just a painted or printed pattern. But the white checks surrounded by the black outer binding satin black finish overall may give the impression it is further inset depending on the perspective of your view. There's a closeup of the upper body of a Noir on page 141 of the new 2nd edition of my book.

Thanks. That makes sense. That said, it looked sorta cheesy to me. I think the Shadow looks a little better and the Blackstar way better.   

But what do I know?    :-\


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Re: New from RIC - 4003 NOIR - Limited Edition of 25, $2.7K
« Reply #44 on: August 11, 2017, 09:26:57 AM »
Thanks. That makes sense. That said, it looked sorta cheesy to me. I think the Shadow looks a little better and the Blackstar way better.   

But what do I know?    :-\
Perhaps it's the satin/matte finish that is throwing you for a loop?