G1 TF Store Display Signs

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  1. Joe Moore

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    That is hella radness. Store displays kick ass.
    Promotional stuff is awesome, rarely allowed for sale from retailers though.
     
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    kinda cool, but for that price you can bring the graphic to kinkos and print twice as many ;) 
     
  4. EmGo316

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    Yeah, I'm not paying 100 dollars for some signs. I don't think so.
     
  5. Superquad7

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    While that may be true, the main reason someone might want this is that it's a vintage graphic design collectible originally hailing from the early 80s era when Transformers originally was in stores.

    If someone just wanted a decoration, I'd agree with you, provided Kinko's wouldn't have a problem reprinting copyrighted materials without proper authorization.

    I have to say that I've found myself seriously weighing the bidding option here :) 
     
  6. Joe Moore

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    This is more about the nostalgia of owning an 80's store display item. I know some people who collect this kind of stuff relentlessly, and I've wound up owning some of that stuff as a result.
     
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    I bought one of these last year. He packs and ships very well. It's a great addition to any display. Throw in it's the same ones we seen as kids and wham total awesomeness!!
     
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    Well, all I can say is I bought 50 of these from this guy (very nice guy by the way) at Joecon 2010 and split them with a high ranking Botcon official (who shall remain nameless)...this is probably the last he has of these. They are neat, and double sided. They were definitely aisle hangers because they have a small pinhole at the top center. We went in on them because they were the closest thing we had seen to shelf talkers in a long, long time...definitely got the nostalgia bug.

    He also had a ton of G.I. Joe ones, but they were less exciting...from a TF guy's standpoint, that is.

    Don't believe me? Here's my half...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Drat on you, Mr. G! As if I needed to be tempted any more! RAARR!
     
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    Man I like them but I only want like 1,or maybe 2.
     
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    I have one of those. Pretty nice.
     
  12. Mr. Ginrai

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    Somebody's biting, and the feedback #'s are huge...most likely dealers or big collectors...I was going to jump in on this until it started to go somewhere. Superquad7 you still contemplating?

    Also, I will throw it out there, I am thinking of getting rid of some of these (no solid decision yet). As I said in post #8, I have 25 of them, I am thinking of holding on to 4-10 of them. I will have to see, I mainly bought them to go towards my future collection display, etc.
     
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    So anyone know who won?
     
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    No, it wasn't me; congrats to the winner. If you're getting rid of some, I may so be enticed :) 
     
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    jgallo / thetoyheaven.com
     
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    Is this guy cool, or just another one of those "hey, this looks great to turn around in my own store for an inflated, Brian's-Toys-overpriced profit!"?
     
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    I can't say for sure, as I don't know him, but I would guess the latter.
     
  18. Superquad7

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    Yeah, I certainly don't want to be judgmental or presumptuous, but I have to say that the latter was certainly my knee jerk reaction. I hope I'm wrong.
     
  19. Joe Moore

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    I've actually dealt with James from Toy Heaven before. The store used to be in my area actually, until he moved. Never had a problem with him and used to buy stuff from him all the time.
     
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    "High ranking botcon officials"....that made me laugh so hard....


    For the signs neat-o
     

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