Is Encore Starscream worth $8?

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  1. flamingunicron

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    I was at a local swap meet and i saw an Encore Starscream still sealed, just had some pen markings on box, amid a group of like knock off of FABs. I was a little hesitant to get it, but it was $8, and I haven't ever heard of a knockoff of the encore line.

    Did i make a good deal? And, for those who have it, is there a sticker for the cockpit? I don't see one.
     
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    hell yes thats a good deal.
     
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    I'll give you $9 for it and resell it for $20.

    Yeah, you got a good deal.
     
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    If you're indifferent to the mould or like the mould then yes.
     
  5. BigRC83

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    What swapmeet was this?
     
  6. flamingunicron

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    Cypress, they had an encore Soundwave when i left

    Go find a person with tons of FAB movie knock offs

    *edit* opened the fig, cause i haven't gotten a G1 version of starscream. Sorry Soundblaster. Cool, but the wings don't go in all the way. Is that common? I'm scared i'll break it with to much force.
     
  7. BigRC83

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    Wow...that swapmeet has nothing good (just KOs) when I visit. Would have been fantastic if they also had an encore Skylynx for around $15. Great find!
     
  8. flamingunicron

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    oh if they had skylynx that would have been amazing. I got the sense that the people who sold the fig didn't really know its true value.
     
  9. BigRC83

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    Yeah. Like the time I found a MIB Shackwave ($15) and a MIB Vehicle Voltron ($20) at the Pasadena Rosebowl Flea Market about two years ago. The crazy thing was that I passed on both. :banghead:  I guess the heat fried my brain that day.
     
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    That's an awesome find. But hey, think of it this way. It's not so much that the person selling didn't know it's true value, they simply put their own value to it. They may not be all into TFs, so $8 for a toy is reasonable. Something is only ever worth as much as someone is willing to buy it for.

    That said, 8 or 9 years ago I picked up Uncanny X-Men 100 from a swapmeet. For a dollar.
     
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    pics or bs
     
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    wait, of starscream or the comic?
     
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    Hah. Right. I kind of assumed he was talking to me having posted directly after. Sorry.
     
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    That's a really good deal. Usually a loose one goes for $25-45 on e-bay, so I'd say you made out quite well.
     
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    How would a pic of the item even prove what he paid for it? kinda a silly thing to ask
     
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    Wow even it was a ko that's a decent price, wish I had time to check it out.
     
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    Yeah, it's normal for there to be a gap between the wings and the body. If they keep falling out though, that's not normal.
     
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    Considering I just paid about $30 for mine, yes that's a good deal!
     
  20. flamingunicron

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    whats up with the cockpit? Shouldn't there be a sticker in there or something?
     

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