Is it possible to counterfeit AFAs?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by NGW, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. NGW

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    I was just looking through a collection of AFA figures someone posted (nice collection by the way, even if the MISB/AFA thing isn't..well, my thing) and the thought occurred to me, what's to stop someone from making their own AFA labels, casing a figure, and passing it off as the real deal?
     
  2. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    They must have some type of serial number to check up on it.
    That being said, I guess it would be possible to copy that info to another version of the same figure.
    Yet again, I don't own any AFAs , so I'm totally talking out of my ars here LOL
     
  3. Valkysas

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    considering some of the beat up shit I've seen AFA'd, I'd honestly believe it if someone told me there was a secret method where you could just buy a roll of AFA labels directly from them for some inflated cost.
     
  4. TM2 D-bot

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    You forgot also how KOs were AFA'd as genuine G1 figures :peoples: 
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    to me the whole AFA thing is a scam and i won't buy into it and id think if you had one of their labels to work with you could likely fake them as for holding up to a check with AFA thats another matter entirely
     
  6. Human Beastbox

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    Faking AFA grading is a great idea!

    I'm going to get started immediately! Now if I just had some sheets of clear plexi-glass boxes lying around....
     
  7. destrongerlupus

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    *LOL*

    Can't you just BUY the cases from them anyway? I believe they sell 'em, their little stickers and "expert opinion" just cost ya 10x extra

    D/L
     
  8. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    How much does it cost to get something graded anyways?
     
  9. Satomiblood

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    Is there anyone here that buys AFA graded G1? On second thought, I'm pretty sure there are people that do. I'd just like to know how much they've forked over and how often they buy it.
     

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