Assuming Encore Fort Max happens.....

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  1. FortressMaximus1976

    FortressMaximus1976 Well-Known Member

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    Based on current trends, where do you see the price for this figure coming out as? My view is probably in the $300 to $400 range...

    Opinions?
     
  2. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    250 to 300. Based on recent (well as recent as whenever lynx and metroplex were reissued) half sized reissues being less then 100. Molds already existing and not exactly being an intricate detailed product. The shipping from japan is what may be on the overtly pricey side of things. It's risky over 300 because it starts pricing people out. Of course, with the mold already existing, maybe it isn't such a huge risk.

    All opinion and speculation on my part based on what information I have that is relatable.
     
  3. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    To many factors to consider, how many will they do, shipping cost, cost of materials as it is a large body. 300 before shipping is my guess. Anything lower is just a bonus.
     
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    Maybe will be the range of $300-$350
     
  5. Yaujta

    Yaujta De-Headmasterizator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Asian market exclusive.
    Just you watch...
     
  6. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Well Brave Maximus was like 10000 Yen in 2000, so maybe two to two and a half times that?

    Randy
     
  7. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Hit the nail on the head. An in turn will cost us US collectors an arm.
     
  8. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    So to 250 to 300?


     
  9. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    I will guesstimate $250. Anything higher than $300 and unfortunately I will have to pass.
     
  10. scubaboy31

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    well, all Encore items are Japanese exclusives. Just as exclusive as your Asian market exclusives. You won't be able to go into Toys R Us and buy one.

    So you're kinda stating the obvious.
     
  11. Counterpunch?

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    $375 shipped. Perhaps $400
     
  12. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    my guess is 200-250 you hit 300 on a reissue, i think they'll shelfwarm

    yeah, it will be takara only, they have said can't reissue him in the us
     
  13. payton34

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    Since it would be a Takara Encore, is it a pretty safe bet to assume it will be the Japanese version of Fort Max (with Master Sword)?
     
  14. Sioce

    Sioce Radicon in training

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    ^^ Let's hope!!
     
  15. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    $250-$350 tops I believe if they can't get it out for less than $350 retail and make a small profit they will not do it.
     
  16. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I'd guess 20-25,000 yen or thereabouts at retail. So that's around $250-300. Add in shipping to the US / UK / wherever you are, plus retailer markup - you'll be lucky if it's cheaper than $400 before shipping.
     
  17. Wyvern

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    $300 - 400 shipped to us.
     

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