Price check on Jet/Heli diaclone Triple Changer

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  1. motorhead9999

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    So after organizing my collection a bit, I came across a figure I totally forgot I had (which I'm sure some of you will gasp that I forgot it). A few years back I picked up the unreleased Jet/Helicopter triple changer in its box. Its missing a rocket launcher, but I think other than that, its complete. Anyone out there know approximate value? I have no intentions of selling it, its mainly a curiosity thing. In my years of looking on ebay, I don't think I've ever seen another one put up for sale.

    Thanks!
     
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    If that is the right one and not a knockoff its worth a lot. The knockoff does go for some money but the diaclone one is pretty tough to find. If it has the markings and has any of the accessories then it should be worth over $100.
    EDIT noticed you stated in the box. Change that to over $200
     
  4. motorhead9999

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    Yeah, its all original and japanese box (not the gigi version shown in the STA link). Its cool too because that was the first time I had seen the diaclone catalog which had basically the entire 84/85 line, just in the original diaclone colors.

    Its funny though...normally in the triple changer, there's always one mode that suffers. In this case, I really think it was the robot mode that sort of got the shaft. The helicopter and the jet mode are really stellar though.
     
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    I paid $215 for mine, loose and without missiles (but G1 Blitwing missiles work perfectly in the launchers). And I think I got mine for a STEAL considering how rare it is.

    This gem shows up on eBay once in about every 5 years, and you'd better bid more than a measly $100-200 if you want a chance at it.
     
  6. The_Black_Sheep

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    Oh the amount of people I would be prepared to kill in order to get my hands on that thing... :lol 
     
  7. megamus

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    It has been a while since I saw one and I could see one going for that amount. I did get out bid on one that sold for $250 complete in the box and that was earlier this year. There is also the Taiwan version which is a little cheaper but no less rare.
     
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    Zombie thread brains etc...

    Saves making a new thread though. Does anyone know where I can get one of these from, and what the current pricing is. Thanks.
     
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  10. Stuffoflegend

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    I remember having one of these years ago and just found it tucked away in the attic. It's in the original box with all parts and instructions. Overall it seems near mint condition. I probably transformed it about six times ever. Can anyone give me a price check?
     

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