AFA 90 Superion

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by keebs, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. keebs

    keebs 32 Oh-Zee Killah

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    Freaking expensive
     
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    Nice. But not worth anywhere near that IMO.
     
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  4. oddobot

    oddobot carpe diem all diem long

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    Quoted for truth....nice but that's like 4 months worth of house payments for me!!
     
  5. moocow

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    If it was about $3,400 dollars less I'd might buy it.

    Then again I don't collect.
     
  6. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    I would never spend that much, I wouldent spend more then 999 on a toy. I draw the line at 4 digit toys.

    the only, and only exception would be a MISB US BRUTICUS giftset.
     
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    I'm thinking there is no USA Bruticus Giftset. theres a GIG Bruticus Gifset that deserves your money though.
     
  8. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    GIG, thats italien right ?
     
  9. Malach Ra

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    yes sir, a very beautiful italian giftset.
     
  10. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    let me guess, you own one ;) 
     
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    $3500? Erm....yipes?

    Did I ever mention how I hate AFA grading and what a joke it is?

    And if the price ain't the kick in the head, he's charging $50 shipping....good lawd.
     
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    I think it is a fair price. It is very hard to find a AFA 90 vintage G1 giftset. It is worth it in my opinion...:wink: 
     
  13. Killa-B-Killed

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    ^^^Agreed :) 
    Worth every penny.
    I almost owned this item, thats why the auction was ended the first time around. The Seller wanted to explore his auction capabilities. He was very classy about it, and refunded me immediately.
     
  14. Might Gaine

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    In my experience, it can easilly cost $50 to ship something Express Mail and insure it for thousands of dollars. It's not like he's going to stuff it in a brown paper bag and send it out via Media Mail :p 

    I think this would probably sell easilly for $2000 ~ $2500. But even for high-end collectors, above $2500 and the item becomes prohibitively expensive (unless it's a character/toy that's very popular and in short supply like Megatron).
     
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    It´s a lot of money... But than again it is a very high grade. I guess it depends on what you collect. But for a collector like me (misb/afa G1), it´s a very nice piece to add to your collection.
     
  16. Moonstreaker

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    How is 90 "very high"? An 85 is something in average condition, so a 90 would be "above average." Though when you consider how consistant AFA grading isn't, it's really just a craps shoot.
     
  17. Might Gaine

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    It's basically impossible to get a 95 or 100. A solid 90 box/window/toy--all three subgrades--is essentially perfect. It's much easier to get an 85 overall grade than a 90 overall, and it's VERY difficult to get a 90/90/90--all three subgrades. Condition-wise this is the crem de la crem.
     
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    True dat!

    I don't question the attraction of that set, but I still think AFA is bunch of bullshit.
     
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    A 85 is a case fresh piece. Finding a large vintage transformer with all three subgrades 85 or higher is pretty hard. Considering the size of the giftset and all three subgrades are 90, makes this a very nice piece.

    AFA might be a lot of BS to some poeple (witch I can understand). But I got ripped off a couple off times on high end MISB transformers.... So AFA is just a safe way for me to buy MISB tf's. This way I know what to expect, and I won't buy a resealed MIB for a couple of thousand dollars (as has happened in the past).

    ps. excuse my poor english
     

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