Bootleg Reflector Being Sold as Original...?

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  1. RoboticPlanet

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    It looks as if this seller split up a bootleg Reflector and is selling it as an original. Individually these auctions look harmless, but together something wreaks of scam.

    G1 Hasbro Takara 83 Reflector Box Foam Insert Rare C9+ - eBay (item 300249582088 end time Aug-18-08 12:49:50 PDT)

    Coincidentally, this box has the same number as the bootleg, here. Wasn't this number variable?

    G1 Hasbro Takara 83 Reflector Rare C9+ - eBay (item 300249582125 end time Aug-18-08 12:49:56 PDT) Notice stickers, including factory stickers are absent.

    G1 Hasbro Takara 83 Reflector Instruction Sticker Sheet - eBay (item 300249582109 end time Aug-13-08 12:44:48 PDT)
    Oh look, regular stickers & factory stickers.

    G1 Hasbro Takara 83 Reflector Gun Missiles Flash Parts - eBay (item 300249582098 end time Aug-18-08 12:49:52 PDT)
     
  2. Might Gaine

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    I think there actually are Reflectors with that number on the box. The factory stickers and the cut of the missile tree definitely give it away as fake.

    Reported.
     
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    Yeah, with more searching after I stated that, I'm convinced authentic Reflectors have the same numbers too
     
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    Reported.
     
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    yup. i have both, and that tharrr is the KO
     
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    yikes, those are some high prices for bootlegs. TFW Police Squad a go-go: I'm contacting the buyers...
     
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    I just sent messages to them too. I figure they're more likely to believe they're fakes if it comes from more than one person. It sucks Ebay didn't end the auctions.
     

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