Botcon souviner collectibility toy value question

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  1. Gadep

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    I got this off ebay for around $50ish...seller says it is signed by Alec Willows, voice actor from the Beast Wars show at Botcon. The signature and "More Energon" is on the plactic bubble in black sharpie.

    link to the auction:

    Transformers Tarantulas Beast Wars Botcon MIB signed - eBay (item 180312954343 end time Dec-14-08 16:55:51 PST)

    my question...what is the value of items like this?
    never owned a signed collectible before...
    I acutally bid on the item for the fox repaint TF... :lol :

    so is it better to keep it MOSC ? or is the value on these only set by the popularity of the actor/character?
    I understand without pause if it was a optimus prime signed by peter cullen....DO NOT OPEN...but what about the other smaller but fan fav characters?
     
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    I was watching that one, I just want the loose toy hehe.

    And eBay determines market value most times. It's worth about $50 =P
     
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    i meant future wise...will i lose alot of $$$ if i open it...or is this types of cases where it is tons of $$$ better to save as MOSC???

    i have never attended a botcon or probably will not in the near future so i have no idea what something like this would go for at a BOTCON...just curious...
     
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    cool..i will probably keep him MOSC then...
     
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    I'd keep it MOSC simply because it's DAMN cool having it signed.
     
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    I want this one bad.
     
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    I don't think it'll ever be worth much more than what you paid for it. Maybe $75 or so.

    But it being signed, I'd definitely leave it MOSC.
     
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    i have a signed TM Tarantulas, i guess he signed everyones with the "More Energon" tagline, i do seem to remember when signing it Alec himself seemed like he had a little too much "Energon" that day lol
     

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