A Possible Cyclonus reissue being sold as a genuine on Ebay

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  1. kissshock

    kissshock Member

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    Hi everyone

    I was looking around and found on ebay this link G1 Transformer Cyclonus MIB/MOSC partial - eBay Transformers, Transformers Robots, Action Figures, Toys Hobbies. (end time 05-Aug-10 01:03:49 AEST). The sell has a mib/misb Cyclonus from the 1980's for sale but looking at this item, I see some of the areas which show it could possibly be a knockoff reissue. Would anyone be able to also have a look at this and confirm my findings. I have also emailed the seller to also confirm this.

    We shall see what happens.
     
  2. Refused

    Refused No brain, No pain

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    Ebay:
    Box screams KO and the rubsign symbol packaged with instruction booklet confirm it. Need to check better cyclonus himself but 99.99% it's a KO
     
  3. Tigermegatron

    Tigermegatron Banned

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    Your first guess was correct. it's a KO high quality reissue.

    that clear plastic bag that houses the instructions is what all KO TF high quality toys use. it's cheaper made & looks different than the ones hasbro & takara use.
     
  4. Jhaynes

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    I agree it's a KO, and if it was the real one from 1986 it would have the toy poster and Tech Specs in it.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    yup KO a genuine would have the rub sign on the figure
     
  6. kissshock

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    I have been advised by the seller it might be a knock off. I have asked him to state this in the auction that it is a reissue. It could be easy as someone that might be starting off as a collector, might not know of the Cyclonus reissue and purchase it thinking it is genuine 1980's.
     
  7. e3nine

    e3nine Poop.

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    The awful yellow blob is a dead giveaway.

    The originals didn't have a problem with the gradient edging on the graphic.
     
  8. blahduh

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    I won't buy anything from this seller at all, and forget about the "possible reissue" crap he gave u, it's a KO and he knows it. There's no way for him to NOT know it's a KO if all his ebay selling/buying activities are on transformers.
    if i remembered correctly, he was also one of the earliest seller to try to pass the KO headmaster heads as legit too.
     

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