MISB G1 Nightbeat find

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  1. CZ Hazard

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    There seems to be a glut of these starting to circulate, anyone heard where they came from? Seems to be a sterling warehouse find by someone, similar to the Sky Garry find a few years back.

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    If true, that's pretty fantastic. Is the photo yours or come from another part of the web?

    How would anybody check that they're not knock-offs?
     
  3. Auto Morph

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    I thought this was from years back? I seem to recall a ton of these showing up on eBay around 4-5 years ago. Weren't they the Chinese reissues from the 1990s?
     
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    The condition would seem to indicate they are legit, yellowed plastic etc... this image came from ebay after I did some digging after a friend told me he had some coming. Check out ebay, two sellers each with 4+ MISB Nightbeats. I didn't want to turn this into an ebay push thread though, which is why I posted it in toy discussion so if anyone knows any more info,help out :) 
    I remember I found a lot of my collection cheap due to warehouse finds in the early nineties,people didn't realise they were selling potential goldmines off for pence.
     
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    I recall the same. This is probably connected to the same find in some way, just guessing.
     
  6. Nevermore

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    Odd that it's all the same toy. Even back then, toys usually didn't ship in solid cases, Nightbeat would have been packed with Siren and Hosehead in cases of 12.
     
  7. Auto Morph

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    Asd I said, I think these are the Chinese reissues, so case assortments may have been different than the original G1 releases.
     
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    These started showing up alot in 2008, they were apart of a warehouse find in china. They also found tons of laster's & braver's aswell as the indv boxd landcross figures.

    Heres an image of more of the cases from highendtfs.com

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    I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one, however, until we know 100% one way or the other, I'd just assume they are KOs/Chinese reissues.
     
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    They were listed on ebay a few weeks ago for BIN $150.
     
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    Buyer beware: the seller of these, toys_wawa, scammed me (and someone else) on one of these earlier this year. After accepting my 'Best Offer', the seller tried to cancel the order by saying "he didn't have them any more"; he refused my PayPal payment, and then went on to resell it (for a higher offer)!
     
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    Please keep in mind that when the previous poster states they are the "chinese reissues", that he does NOT mean these are knock offs. There were several figures that received an authorized issue/reissue in China by Hasbro in official packaging. Fred's Variations page has an entire page dedicated to the subject. These are indeed official and real figures. These are not like the KO's that are being sold by kotoys now.
     
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    You are correct a lot of the Victory series such as Liokaiser had offical Takara Chinese releases.
     
  14. Auto Morph

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    Not the same thing in this case.
     
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    Too bad they ain't Minervas!
     
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    Did China get Minerva? I'm unsure if China got masterforce if they got Nightbeat.
     
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    Those are US toys, so it wouldn't matter if they got Masterforce or not.
     
  18. Auto Morph

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    No, they are Chinese reissues.
     

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