Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by -Wreckage-, Jul 23, 2009.
If I got a G1 reissue, what does it mean?
Edit: I mean is it worth as much as the original version?
Ummm...that you own a G1 reissue...not sure what else it would mean...
I mean is it worth as much as the original version?
It depends on the question.
okay in most cases no it isn't be ut the the conditionof an original is just horrid ( aka it looks like grimlock chewed on them) then the reissuse may have more value, basicly they are reproductions of the original toys and as such aren't as valueable at a real G1 figure
Yep, plus, depending on where and when the figure was reisued, it could have altered parts. Most notably of which are lengthened missles and removing of firing gimmicks for reissues here in the US. The alterations are made to update them to modern toy safety laws, and usually help make the reissue worth less than the original.
All of the comments above are true... reissues are generally not as valuable as the original runs of TFs. However, sometimes the reissues can be quite pricey/valuable as well. For example, the TFC-00 (Transformers Collection with Dreamwave artwork packaging) Convoy goes easily for $200 because it comes with nice packaging and lots of cool extra accessories that the original didn't have (e.g., the energy axe from the pilot "More than Meets the Eye"). Generally though, a great condition original will be much more valuable than a reissue version of the same toy.
Are you comparing Loose G1's to MISB reissues? Some reissues cost just as much as their original counterparts then... Case in point...
MISB Predaking (Cost just as much as a loose G1)
Thats all I can think off the top of my head. Obviously hasbro reissues do very from originals but usually Takara reissues are dead on!
In most cases not, unless the original G1 toy is in poor condition. There are exceptions of course, but generally reissues are the cheaper way to go, especially for mint toys.
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