AFA 80 Matsushiro Jetfire (only one in existance?)

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  1. msterling21

    msterling21 Well-Known Member

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  2. Da_Last_2_Walk

    Da_Last_2_Walk Da King Of Pre Rubs TFW2005 Supporter

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    Sweet!
     
  3. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    :drool: 

    But I need an Unused Jetfire, not sealed ones. :p 
     
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    What's different about the cockpit?
     
  5. msterling21

    msterling21 Well-Known Member

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    There's an extra black stripe.
     
  6. Da_Last_2_Walk

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    Also, the cockpit glass is clear, not tinted.
     
  7. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    very nice this is one is gold.
     
  8. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    Hmmmm, what was that phrase again? :D 
    Anyway, while my Jetfire certainly ain't that perfect, I'm very happy with mine and I'm glad I got one in such fine condition.
     
  9. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    It's aweshum!! :drool: 

    But, I think i'll just stick with MIB items...:lol 
     
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    wow, that IS the only one I've ever seen.
     
  11. cromagnus

    cromagnus B-boy rumble

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    I'm ashamed DL2W didn't call it. Sandy Springs SC hello? Tint-plus? I can't trust this one.
     
  12. Da_Last_2_Walk

    Da_Last_2_Walk Da King Of Pre Rubs TFW2005 Supporter

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    :eek: .....:lol 

    I didn't even look at who the seller was! I was to busy admiring the item!

    Yup, this is the owner of CSG, and a known scammer! He's using a friends ebay account.

    Buyers Beware!
     
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    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I'm just curious - the two subtle differences are the cockpit stripe and the Macross arrowhead?

    That's pretty neat, btw.
     
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    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    TFW member Optimus Scourge has one of those Macross Jetfires, but it neither sealed nor AFA'd. It was still impressive to see in person I assure you.
     
  15. Badman Forever

    Badman Forever More Than Meets The Eye

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    I owned one of these in the late 90s mib. Got it off ebay i believe for about 170 then sold it for 500 on yahoo auctions a few months after acquiring it. I wish I didn't have to sell him back then!
     
  16. Mark94

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    Are the Macross Jetfires really that rare?

    I've got one sitting in my display cabinet still bone white with all accessories. While I knew it was not the typical Jetfire, I didn't think it was all that rare.

    Maybe I'm wrong but should I handle this thing with white gloves and is it worth a bundle?

    Thanks for any info.
     
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    ^ I've seen a couple of these Matsushiro Jetfires on eBay over the years but I think its the first time (I mean myself) I'm seeing one that's Unused. :D 
     
  18. Mark94

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    Yeah, there's 2 or 3 on ebay right now so how rare could they be? One auction says there were only about 300 of them produced and released.

    Another twist is that there are two versions of the Macross Jetfire, one has the symbol painted on the wing and the other has a sticker of the symbol applied to the wing.

    Mine is the painted symbol as opposed to the sticker and I believe the painted version is more desireable.

    I've got another Jetfire and I think I should pack the Macross away and display the basic jetfire just in case :) 
     

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