I beseech thee, great pricing lords, enlighten me! (pic heavy)

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  1. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am leaning strongly towards selling my MIB Sixshot and my MIB Topspin as I could use the cash, but I have no clue what to ask for them. A little while back, I checked e-bay (both current and past auctions) for assistance, but found the needed info. to be lacking. Besides, I almost always prefer to ask true fans, anyway, as I feel the prices on the 'bay are usually insane. So, what sayeth you, board?

    Now, the Sixshot is PURE. He has only seen the light of day three times and has been transformed only twice (and only into robot mode form the base ship mode he comes in) since 1986. He also comes with everything he originally came with. Additionally, it should be noted that the clear plastic "bar" that held him in place in the styrofoam has since come untaped, but is still in the box. His instructions have also been opened and looked at, so they are no longer sealed. The main flaw I see with this bot is that there is a slight rip in the upper right-hand corner of the box where the original price tag used to be. The left side of the box is also still taped.

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    Topspin, on the other hand, has seen better days. Well, let me rephrase that: his box has seen better days, but the figure itself is in very nice condition. I'll let the pics speak for this one.

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    One final thing: I just dug up the 2 (blue and purple) OTFCC Energon spears and, like the above 2 items, I have no clue on what to ask for these either. Any ideas?

    Many, many thanks, board! You guys (and girls) rock!
     
  2. godsenddeath

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    Topspin should probably be taken as a loose toy with a box. - The highest comparative ended item that i could find on eBay was a mere $10

    Sixshot... i'm not sure. Most of the complete/boxed Sixshots listed on eBay were Japanese,.. but the presence of good condition instructions/catalog and the clear plastic strip may increase the value . I'd guess $100 perhaps as high as $125.
     
  3. Malach Ra

    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    the reissue really screwed this guys value up big time.
     
  4. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    I used o have TopSpin. I got it loose at a car boot sale for 50p.
     
  5. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Topspin really isn't worth much at all - maybe $10 - $20. Sixshot however, I would say easily $100+. No idea on the value of the spears.
     
  6. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    that's not topspin, the pic on the tech spec clearly shows twin twist! :p 
     
  7. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    Why's that? Is it a factory era?
     
  8. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah it's an error on the techspec
     
  9. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ha! Didn't even notice that! So, it's worth more now, right? (yeah, right)

    Yeah, I figured he'd be worth jack, but I had a good feeling about Sixshot. What's been weirding me out is that I keep running into the reissue for prices upwards of $250 and I just can't believe that. One more reason I don't trust e-bay pricing all that much (or those who use it exclusively).
     
  10. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Any more thoughts before I put out an ad? And the OTFCC spears, any clues? Thanks ever so much, all!
     
  11. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    think you should do well with sixshot, considering even the reissue prices have fared well over the years.

    plus, yours is US packaging. yay!
     

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