AFA 80 "Chinese Reissue" Beachcomber in Archival Case

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  1. thecypher0

    thecypher0 Well-Known Member

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    Ending in less than 24 hrs [EBAY] 220323473758[/EBAY]...super low starting price considering the grading costs alone.
     
  2. 0R10N P4X

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    An AFA-graded KO? Was that necessary?
     
  3. Draven

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    Not in my opinion.
    Incidentally, I love how AFA call it a "Chinese Reissue"; I suppose "Knock-Off" would look bad... :rolleyes2 
     
  4. Mixmasterjay

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    I'm thinking that this is an Chinese reissiu from the '90. Those were official
     
  5. SureShot90

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    Chinese re-issue are official afaik.... but I know it's debated a lot. I have a MISB Chinese Nightbeat, and I don't consider that one a K.O.
     
  6. RoboticPlanet

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    The Beachcomber here is the recent Chinese bootleg, not the licensed 90's reissue. You can tell from the centered peg hole, typical of the bootlegs.
     
  7. Draven

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    Yup. it's a KO.
     
  8. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    For $15 I would have bought it, just to have a AFA KO.
     
  9. thecypher0

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    Yeah I got it graded right when they came out and people weren't aware they were KOs, but it was after AFA started seeing a surge in them and then caught they weren't originals....basically just trying to get rid of it....and $15 will cover shipping and the auction fee lol...I knew I wouldn't get my $$ back for the grading of it
     
  10. MegaMoonMan

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    I should have bought it just so I could break it open with a hammer and take pics.

    That would have been classic.
     
  11. Might Gaine

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    I've done that before with an AFA 80 MP-4 Convoy Full Version. Pics are somewhere on my hard drive..
     
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    :lol 

    do post
     
  13. Killa-B-Killed

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    Props to the Seller for presenting it as is, and selling it as is.....
    Nuff Said...
     
  14. Might Gaine

    Might Gaine The Devil Express

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    Enjoy :p 

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  15. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Oh the humanity!!!!!!! nooooooooooooo!!!!

    :lol 
     
  16. Draven

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    Ohhhh. Such a beautiful sight. Thanks MG! :) 
     
  17. Might Gaine

    Might Gaine The Devil Express

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    i had to do it recently for a Joustra Diaclone Jazz as well, that was sealed but ungraded because of open tape. It's kind of a pain in the ass. I'm probably doing it wrong :p 
     
  18. Da_Last_2_Walk

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    You must give the AFA case a "Dim Mak"!
     

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