Anyone looked at AFA's new population report yet?

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  1. Might Gaine

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    Well, the AFA population report is finally up to date. For people that don't know what I'm talking about, the population report is a search system that you can use to find out how many of a figure have been graded and at what overall grade. You can access it through the "Resources" section of AFA's web site. Anyway, it hadn't been updated in a year, and they just updated it today.

    Holy crap at the number of graded Jazzes and Mirages...
     
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    *adjusts tinfoil hat for optimal deflection* Clearly the Mirages are all bootlegs as AFA purposely grades them as originals to increase business.


    Seriously though, where'd they all come from? Is this a proportional increase to the overall Transformers AFA population (compared to the previous report)?
     
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    It's a little over twice the number of most of the other 84 Autobot Cars (85 Jazzes and 94 Mirages compared to Sunstreaker: 37, Ratchet: 31 total, Wheeljack: 42 total, Sideswipe: 28 total, Prowl: 39, Bluestreak: 33, Trailbreaker: 35). The increase is because of the recent dead stock finds. I knew there were a lot, but I didn't realize there were this many.
     
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    Wow! I was aware of the Jazzes, but didn't realize caches of Mirage were found too.
     
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    Wonder how many of the Mirages are KO's? :lol 

    Wouldn't surprise me if a few were!

    Only one AFA Overlord? (Looks for snackdragon)

    No Bruticus giftsets, only one Scorponok.

    Whilst I'm not a fan of AFA, this is pretty interesting.
     
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    None. There were a lot of dead stock Mirages found. Really nice condition for the most part, too. I graded about 30 of them myself :p  I think the reason you don't see them as often as graded Jazzes is that a lot of them are in the hands of a small number of people.
     
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    Here's something else funny--It looks like someone (Curt from TF Source?) graded a Justitoys WST gold Snarl prototype. Oh, and you can see Rabbid Squirrel's A.R.C. graded sample.
     
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    ha weird. I am in the process of grading my starscream collection.

    Would love to grade my alternators, I wish they made a standard box for alternators.
     
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    Could be two. I'm thinking about it.
     
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    How does dead stock become found?

    Is it like the stories of an 1800 mile Hemi Cuda being found in an abandoned barn or something like that?
     

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