Henkei Crystal Convoy

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  1. Max-prime

    Max-prime Supreme-Commander

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    Just checking what the going rate is on a legit MISB one?? Ebay is dry on both current and completed listing so I want to see if anyone could give me a ballpark figure.

    Thanks-
     
  2. Lbsammills51

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    I paid $300 sealed for mine a little while ago. I imagine those who look for a better deal can snag one for a bit cheaper, but at this point anything under $200 is probably a steal.
     
  3. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Buyer beware, KOs abound.
     
  4. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yeah the legit ones have painted blue eyes over clear red, while there are loose samples with clear blue eyes that are not legit (but are not KO's, they are test shots/factory specials where people make them illegally).

    I don't actually know about the KO's though, if there are differences.
     
  5. unicron nemesis

    unicron nemesis Infinite Black Photog

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    I do own the various versions:

    [​IMG]

    The following are in the pic

    Henkei Crystal Convoy
    Henkei Crystal Convoy prototype
    KOLD Crystal Convoy

    Able to spot which is which?
     
  6. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    you have 4... but there are 3 choices? I am guessing you have 2 KOLD; the ones in alt mode. The bot mode loose is proto, and the MISB is the crystal
     
  7. 46+2

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    I sold mine MIB for 300 a few weeks ago. And another for 267.
     
  8. The Dark Seeker

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    I'm going to say the one in alt mode closest to the box is the KOLD Crystal Convoy. I remember the "headlights" not having that "line" in it (by the light blue part) that the other one has....so.....one of the other alt mode or the one in robot form outside the box is the actual Henkei prototype. I just don't know which one :tongue:  But if I had to guess....I'm guessing the one in robot form is the prototype since the windshields are all red and the other one in alt mode (the one with the horizontal line behind the light blue part in the headlight) furthest away from the box is the actual Henkei Crystal Convoy.
     
  9. Max-prime

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    Thanks for the imput guys I actually got mine like a week after the Toy Show they were sold at for about $100.00 so no KO worries for me ... the last auction I saw for a MISB went for about 400.00-ish back in Jan. So it looks like he's still hovering in the same ballpark.
     
  10. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Just remember

    clear red eye piece with blue paint = Henkei
    clear blue eye piece = Henkei Test Shot (there are other changes too - but are less noticeable)
    no line near light = KO

    Randy
     
  11. unicron nemesis

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    Almost. The one in robot mode's the authentic CC. The one in vehicle mode that is further away from the box is the prototype (he has a regular convoy head as opposed to a clear one. Hence the reason why he's in vehicular mode)
     
  12. videriant

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    Does either the KO or prototype come MISB? That would be the easier indicator wouldn't it?
     
  13. unicron nemesis

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    The KO from KOLD comes in a different packaging

    [​IMG]

    As far as I know, the protos came loose.

    So if someone's selling a MISB Crystal Convoy, it should be legit unless the packaging has been tampered with...
     
  14. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    The prototype/test shot doesn't come packaged.

    Randy
     
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    here's the 3 again

    [​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]
     
  17. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    The opaque red plastic on the test shot Henkei matches the regular Henkei release, while on the actual Crystal Henkei it's a different opaque red.

    Randy
     
  18. BlackzaraK

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    Forgive me if this is the wrong place to post this ( mods please move to proper place if so)

    I purchase a crystal henkei prime from a member here and was told it was a original, but when I recieved the items today it turns out to be a ko for many reason and on top of that the arm broke right off from the elbow when I rotated his elbow..
    1 the face mask is round/ original prime has his mask pointy
    2 his head is attach with a screw when/ the original is rivet
    3 it has no Takara stamps on his inside leg/ original does
    4 the waste does not have a ratchet when u rotate his waste/ original does
    5 his arms have no ratchet when rotate/ original does
    6 I own many henkei/ prime molds and none look or have any identical issue like this crystal prime does.

    The member sent me a picture before purchase but silly me I choose to ignore the zoom in on my iPad, and now if I zoom in I can see his face mask is round..
    The problem I have now is the seller claims its original, so I need your help if possible to see if you can tell from the pic he sent me its a ko prime or a original prime ( I already know what it is, but I need to make sure if my info correct or wrong)

    here's the pic u need to zoom in to get a good look at the face..
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  19. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    thanks, at least this confirm's mines a legit, loose specimen. :D 
    bought it for under $150 a couple of years ago.
     
  20. chrisr291

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    Just by looking at his face, I can tell it is a KO. He has the same weird head as the other Prime KO's. I'd ask for a refund asap.
     

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