Price check ofr MISB D-309 Black Shadow!

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  1. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    A good day to my fellow hard-core TF collectors! Just wondering if $1,100 is a fair price to be paid for the super rare piece as mentioned above. I think he's one of the nicest uber-rare Japanese Pretender - aside from Blue Bacchus, naturally to ever grace the market. Im in the market for one but not competely sure the seller would agree on the arrangements made. Thanks for the feedback as usual, guys! Appreciate it! :) 
    cheers
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  2. Orodruin

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    Hm.. sealed, assuming the box is in great shape... sounds a bit high to me, but I haven't seen for sale in ages. I would have pegged it at maybe $700-800.
     
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    I could never spend that amount on a toy, ever.

    My limit is $200.
     
  4. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    ^Hi Orodurin! Well, the box is fairly in good condition, save sof minor yellowing at the sides and bottom, and visible tear at the right hand side, seems sealed and unopened to me..So I see, thanks for the heads up for the price for Black Shadow. So, in fact I am paying over the top for what seems to be a mark-up of $300-$350, eh? :(  Oh well, doubt i'll be getting this now as the price sounds about right/ better if it's in the region you quoted. FYKI, I did see a used stickered piece on Ebay not too long ago, and that was MIB going for USD $700, though.
    Thanks once again, man.
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    630 pounds aka $1,120 is the maximum bid I'm willing to put in for this.
    Nothing more or less and IMHO a justifiable price considering that it's a sealed piece.
     
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    I think it is high as well, personally I would only pay that much if it were in pristine condition, not with the damages you specified. I'm sure if you have some patience you can find a nicer one at a better price. I know he doesn't come up often but when he does it is usually from another collector. I got my MIB (unstickered) one for just under $600 if that tells you anything.
     
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    @Arkvander: Thanks for the input man. Granted it isn't the best condition in terms of boxed specimens, but i once saw the Blackshadow MIB stickered and even used on eBay by a Japan seller going for a whopping $699. looks like the toy is getting super hard to find...the one I'm bidding for is MISB. Yeah, better than buying Minerva, IMHO. :lol 
     
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    If by chance you just want the guy to fill in the shelf, there's a KO out there. Universe Evil Black Battle Jet, SY-206. I picked one up a while back for maybe $30. It's pretty good really, but some of the larger figure's colors are off, and of course it has some weird symbol instead of the Decepticon logo on the sticker sheet.
     
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    Yeah thanks man. Nah made up my mind pretty much to get the real deal :) 
    Im going to pay in monthly installments, so it's not too bad, IMHO.
    Will update you guys on the potential purchase..if not i'll be PM-ing you about that KO..
     
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    Yeah no kidding, I really need to get on that. I can't believe how much her price has skyrocketed. I remember when you could get her for around $300 but of course that was twelve years ago.
     
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    Crap, I wish I got my current salary 12 yrs ago instead of now.

    FUIBM, FU.
     
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    Updates: I won the Item, just under $1,100...
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    Oh boy.....:D 
     
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    Congratulations! Awesome piece.
     
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    ^Thanks, man. MISB to boot. :D 
    Also, it's not arriving anytime soon...:lol 
    3 months time, to be precise...:p 
     

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