Fake G1 cars on Ebay

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  1. Killa-B-Killed

    Killa-B-Killed Material Handler

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    I know I am new here, but I have been reading the Transformers On Ebay section for awhile now. It probably isn't my place to say, but here goes. Just wanted to give a heads-up on the following items [160128936450],[160128776347],[160128755497]. I informed the seller, and he said they are authentic. The area under the box window shows they are obviously custom boxes.
     
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    now that i look at it, the inserts are wrong too.
     
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    care to elaborate a little on 'the area under the box window' statement so as to raise awareness for the rest of us? thanks
     
  5. Malach Ra

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    I think that he means how high up the transformers logo, and the name is that's right under the window
     
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    Proposed Fake:

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    Real:

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  8. Gnaw

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    Argh, Malach beat me to it.

    EDIT : Even though I used a Bluestreak box for the Smokescreen example, the logo issue is on all three. Therefore, they are fakes.
     
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    I see, thanks for the info!
     
  10. ILoveDinobot

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    what an A-hole! for selling them in fake baoxes anyway. Probably the real toy
     
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    These aren't really fakes in terms of knockoffs. The toys are probably real G1, or reissues.

    The boxes however are repros. They were being sold by a guy (who probably had them manfucatured) for like 20-30$ each, and came with a custom plastic insert.
     
  12. cobra zartan

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    yea his name was strata or something, he now sells ko swoops painted up like the diaclone swoop
     
  13. Killa-B-Killed

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    I tried to notify the seller, and he emailed me saying they are G1 authentic 1984, and 1985 versions. I won't pursue it any further, but I will say this---the seller is obviously dishonest because in one of his descriptions it says NEVER TRANSFORMED!!!. If you do a little research in his feedback history, he bought them all in a lot from strata32000 on May 18th of 2007, in that auction it clearly shows all 3 in robot mode. SHADY!!!
     
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    something tells me there be alot more swindlers out there than normal in these few months to come.
     
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    Hey does anyone have a pic of a tracks "original box". Mine I've had for a while now and well I want to make sure of it being real or not.(he's stored away at the moment)
     
  16. cobra zartan

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    I showd the guy the proof and that I know where hr got em and that strata is known for these fakes/ other china fakes and heres his response


    Item: G1 TRANSFORMERS "SMOKESCREEN" MIB NEW IN BOX WOW! L@@K! (160128936450)
    This message was sent while the listing was active.
    reynaldof2007 is the Seller.



    yeah....but we'll see what happens....


    Start reporting this douche!
     
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  18. cobra zartan

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    After I told him I was gonna report is for being fake he sent me a nice reply.


    go right ahead...hater....your just jealous. "i smell jealousy"... by the way dont email me, threatening me to do what you do....(just do it!) like nike...again thanks for your concerns....don't email me again...i would appriciate it...and by the way... wheres your proof.... i never mentioned in my listings that they are "1984 origanls"...so i'm not scamming....get that through your head!!!!!!!
     
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    I have an email from him saved on my computer that contradicts what he just told you------------------hello...it is a 1984 version...it has been taken out of the box for inspection. it has no seal to the backing.....it has never been transformed...you will not find a cleaner looking PROWL on ebay right now.!!!! thanks for your intrest. rey.

    That is a copy--paste quote from My Ebay Messaging.
     
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    I took the 'you might not be aware that' route in messaging him, here's the response I got:

    "still....hard to find...i'm not scamming...if they sell, they sell...i never said they were origanals....mirage is real....thanks for your concerns...."
     

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