G1 Poster. Worth getting?

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  1. Tigertrack

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    Today I visited our local "When I was a Kid" store to look for G1 Transformer goods. The only G1 item he had was a very nice, crisp and mounted poster featuring Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, and Sideswipe to name a few all in G1 cartoon format. The poster was very nice and in perfect condition.
    The store owner told me it originally costed $59 and was on sale this week for $30.
    Question is, is it worth it? I'll be posting a picture of it here as soon as my Iphone is done updating itself.
    How much would a G1 poster fetch these day's if I was to resell it?
     
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    Maybe? Mounting is expensive but lets see a photo first.
     
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    Here's a photo of it. Sorry it's not the best as it was mounted up high on the wall and there was a shelf of toy's in front of it. So, I couldn't get a good angle of it. It's a good size poster too.
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    wouldn't be this poster would it?

    If so, tell the guy it retails for $8.99 at FYE.
     
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    yeah thats a walmart poster! Pass... go to walmart and pick it up for 5 bucks
     
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    Thanks, I was just at Walmart today and didn't see it. Wasn't looking for one at the time either. I'll have another look tomorrow.
    But this one is framed though! Wouldn't framing be worth it?
     
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    Only if it was framed in gold.
     
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    Okay thank's guys. I'll look for it at Walmart instead. :D 
     
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    $30's not too bad, IMO, it's already framed. Make an offer though, say $15-20, who knows, the owner might bite...
     
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    yeah, if you can get it for that much, might as well get it
     
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    deffinatly....
     
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    got that on my wall, love that poster
     
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    I'm a huge fan of the Dreamwave G1 posters and lithographs. They're getting up there in age, but are still findable on the internet.

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    If its a nice frame, 30 bucks for the poster isn't bad. I mean, hell, the frame probably costs that much, though the poster wouldn't cost much more than $10.
     
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    Yeah... I'd like to get that poster. Are they still around in Walmarts? I hardly ever go check by them.
     
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    I don't even know where to look for posters in Walmart.
     
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    Usually close to the cards and books, at least around here.
     
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    Thank's, I'll try and remember next time I go there. I sure am glad I didn't jump the gun and bought it right then and there.
    I've had a look at my room trying to find a place where I could put it, and with the frame, there really isn't a place for it. No real wall space as most of the walls are taking up by closet, bookcase, entertainment center, windows, etc'.
    Only logical place would be the face of the door. So, perhaps the framed version might not be a good idea after all.
     
  20. moreprimeland

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    I'm always checking posters, books, etc. in my local Walmart's and have NEVER seen that poster..would love to though :) 
     

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