Anyone here have the bumper sticker from the 1986 TF:TM mailaway sweepstakes?

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  1. dharmacon

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    First of all, if you don't know what I'm referring to, check out this commercial for Transformers: The Movie.


    I entered this contest back in 1986 and received the bumper sticker consolation prize, which to this day remains unused. Here's a picture of it:

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    Recently I've been wondering if I should be treating this item as a unique, rare collectible. I've done a few searches on Google and elsewhere to see if there are other people who have written about it or maybe posted images, but I haven't found anything so far.

    I'm not looking to part with it. I just want to know: is it fairly unique, extremely rare... or a lot more common than that. Did anyone else here enter the contest and get one, and if so, do any of you still have it?
     
  2. dharmacon

    dharmacon More Than Meets The Isle

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    Bump!
     
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    Wheelie thinks it's safe to say/you don't see this every day!
     
  4. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I would imagine that most of them that got sent out have since been used or thrown out so its likely fairly rare. not saying its necessarily valuable but i can't imagine many survived this long , especially as in as good as of condition as yours.
     
  5. dharmacon

    dharmacon More Than Meets The Isle

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    Thanks for the replies, guys!

    I'm going to keep this going for a little while longer to see if anyone else has one of these, or if someone wants to weigh in in some capacity.
     
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    You should keep it unused, but have it laminated in order to preserve it.
     
  7. grimlock1972

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    I would not laminated as it could be viewed as damaged to come people, some collectors are very fussy about original condition.
     
  8. dharmacon

    dharmacon More Than Meets The Isle

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    Yeah, I kind of feel the same way. I'm all for keeping it presentable, but I think laminating it rides the line between preservation and damaging it. Framing it, on the other hand, might not be too bad for display power.
     

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