Classics skywarp price

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  1. Magnus12

    Magnus12 Well-Known Member

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    Hi!
    I was just wondering why does the classics skywarp sell for nearly the same price as masterpiece skywarp?
    In some cases I've seen loose classics skywarp go for more than masterpiece sw.
    Why is that?
     
  2. The Dark Seeker

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    Its rare. It came ONLY in that Target exclusive pack with Classics Ultra Magnus. To date, Hasbro has not reissued Skywarp in that mold.
     
  3. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    It's because of availability. He was ONLY purchasable in that two-pack with Ultra Magnus and getting him alone now in a good condition or MISB with Magnus is what raises his price.
     
  4. robowarrior

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    Limited supply...
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    And at $5 a pop, they passed on it Because People thought Classics were done.

    Moral of the story Never Pass on Classics ever.
     
  6. Billzilla

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    Also he actually usually goes for a lot more than MP Skywarp. He usually goes for as much as TAKARA MP Skywarp. Because of availability.
     
  7. Dormamu

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    Just keep your eyes open. There was one seller on the Junkion that had one without missiles for $25 which is a steal under a month ago. Too bad I had to pass up on it. But there are deals like that to be had. Just a matter of extreme patience. Some folks will be re-consolidating later as they get bored.
     
  8. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    I lucked out and found one on the Junkion this past summer that the person was selling for only $2.00.One of the pegs on the missile launchers was broke off,but a little glue and he's good as new,can't even tell.
     
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    i think my LCS has one for like 35, but what everyone has said is right... Classics Skywarp was way harder to find, while MP Skywarp was EVERYWHERE...

    really kicking myself that i didn't pick up 2 or 3 of those sets when i found them on clearance years ago...
     
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    And to think I actually had two Classics Skywarps at one point. One had a tiny chip on his tail fin hinge (which you could only see in robot mode) and I winded up selling him. Only made €6. :rolleyes: 
     
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    mine cost me $50 sometime earlier this year, and that was a decent price to get for one
     
  12. Optimal Primus

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    Availability really. I was lucky to get the Autobot City two pack for $75 a couple years back
     
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    wow, i got mine at a carboot sale for like 20p.

    I've been after a MP skywarp, anyne fancy a swap?
     
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    thats what I paid!
     
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    Got mine just over a year ago for about $40 on eBay, in NM condition.

    Was probably just a lucky day for me. I haven't seen him that low since.
     
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    I paid £22 for mine on ebay a few months ago, which I thought was a steal.

    But yeah, rarity is a factor. Garage/boot sales are a good bet - I picked up a mint classics Cliffjumper for 20p last year.
     
  17. Magnus12

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    oh i see.
    personally id much rather spend the money on an mp skywarp, although i was very interested in a magnus. Sadly, I knew nothing bout g1, when he was released which was 2007 am i right? instead of spending that money on a bunch of movie figures that now sit in a heap of broken plastic, i wish i made an investment in these two. well i was only like 9 when they were released.
    :-(
     
  18. Magnus12

    Magnus12 Well-Known Member

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    How much were these guys originally selling for anyways?
     
  19. SolidSnake2017

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    I'll never get the mindset of paying so much for a figure like that, I got Generations Thundercracker for 12 bucks, I'd just paint him black and purple if I wanted skywarp that badly.
     
  20. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    $20.

    I got two at $5 and one at $3.50. I also bought 2 at $20 right when they came out too.

    Randy
     

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