G1 Found in the basement...

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  1. SarahMobius

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    My father found these in the basement. I think they were intended for my brother, but they're in my hands now. Just want some feedback on what they might be worth.

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    Soundwave is pristine, stickers still on the sheet, doesn't look like he's ever been transformed.

    Grimlock's loose in the box but in great shape. Topspin's in plastic in the box and in perfect shape. Slight yellowing on the plastic (it has been in a basement for 10+ years). All are complete.... most with the missiles still attached.
    Not sure what the loose ones in the bags are, might not be hasbro.
    They seriously haven't had hands on them in 10 years. I can't believe my luck. Not looking to move them now, btw, just wanted some feedback.

    Thanks all.
     
  2. Deceptigtar

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    wow what awesome items to find in a basement! looks like the ones in the bags are maybe go-bots? ill buy that soundwave off ya for the sticker price there, what is it $18.99??? :) :)  im sure you could some change from those things though!
     
  3. Commtech

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    Cool finds!
     
  4. Autobot X

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    There's Go-Bots in them thar bags! 2 Leader-1's, a Turbo, and a Cop-Tur.

    Check out www.tfu.info to identify the rest in the bags...can't see them in the pic.

    Great Time Capsule haul you've got there!
     
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    nice finds, look at ebay for pricing
     
  6. Reeds

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    I want your basement
     
  7. SarahMobius

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    Thanks for all the feed back guys! I own Go-bots... ok then.
    Soundwave's sticker price was 15.99, Grim's was 12.97 >o<
     
  8. hotspot_2001

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    Best thing I ever found in a basement was an unopened 80's Transformers board game.
     
  9. Deceptigtar

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    hey ud be making an extra 3 bucks off me!
     
  10. Melkava

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    :drool:  at soundwave
     
  11. lars573

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    I found a box of a near complete Predaking, and Soundwave. And that's just what I saw.
     
  12. Blitzwing256

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    one of those leader ones is a bootleg version , and i think i see skywarp's hands in the bag as well.
     
  13. cappeca

    cappeca wtf is this?

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    Ever since I've been in the fandom, this is probably the 19th case of someone finding a Soundwave on their basement. I have no reason to doubt any of these stories, but that makes me wonder what is it about Soundwave that many adults simply forgot to give it to the intended child?
     
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    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    WOW!!!
     
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    I just love reading this kind of thread. all the cool stufs ppl find here & there but for once i just wished it would be me instead..(wishful thinking)

    Btw great find you got there!
     
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    Every time my parents moved us to a new house, I would always search attics and basements for toys and neat stuff that had been left behind. Even when I moved into my current home with my wife, I was all over the place searching, and I've always fantasized that I'd find the unopened Transformers (hell, even opened would be fine) that you found. In this house, I did find a working DVD player and a VCR, but sadly no Transformers. Which is probably good, because if I found a MISB Optimus Prime or Megatron, I'd probably shit myself.
     
  17. SarahMobius

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    Yup, Skywarp's hand and one tail wing.... really wish I knew where the rest of him was.
    And yeah, after checking logos, looks like one of the leader ones is real and one's a bootleg.
     
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    I suddenly feel compelled to tear my basement apart.

    Awesome find. For the love of God and all that is transformable please do not let that Soundwave go. *cradles his Soundwave reissue*
     
  19. Grimlock_13

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    That Grimlock is worth nothing, I'll take it off your hands :D 
     
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    Nice find! I would've crapped confetti when finding that Soundwave
     

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