Wheeljack on Ebay: Is he really this rare/valueable...?

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  1. defstar

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    Well it comes complete with stickers and everything but still that looks pretty steep.
     
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    it's a bit steep, but it is pure white, pre-runsign, near c-10 condition. boxed ones usually go that high, never saw a loose one that high though. he is becoming very rare and hard to find in good condition now. the last few years have been hard for finding a cheap wheeljack do to the molds being lost, no reissue chances, and everyone realising this and gobbeling them all up.
     
  4. TTT

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    Supply & demand.....the thing is mint ! ..... you want it, you gotta pay.
     
  5. Doctor Ingenious

    Doctor Ingenious Doctorate in Ingeniology

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    If someone buys him at that price then he will be, if not then no.
     
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    Plus he comes with spoilers. That's what kills most people. Most folks don't have spoilers.
     
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    I bought one in the same condition w/ all the accessories, inst, and unapplied stickers just a few months ago for $68. I am feeling a bit better about that price now.
     
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    That's abit too steep IMO...I would have paid $150 at the most but still I got to admit that white is REALLY white!
     
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    Way too much. Sold one months ago in box in the junkion exchange for half that price.
     
  10. Easterling Capt

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    I think it is because of the minty white color. I still need a MIB wheeljack with insert . and if this is the going rate for a nice loose one , I dont want to hope the MIB price will also increse.
     
  11. llamatron

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    Yeah that's way too high.
     
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    I agree that the auction went for way too high.

    G1's have jumped in price over the last 4-5 months.

    Boxed Shockwaves are going double what they were when I got mine a few months back, hitting oftentimes well over $400.

    Autobot cars like Mirage and Wheeljack MISB (if you can find one) are hitting over $400. However, this Wheeljack is worth a loose premium, though I wouldn't pay over $100 for it.
     
  13. Blue Meanie

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    I paid 125 for one in not quite as good a shape, although it looked as good in the pics. It is way too high. $150 tops for a minty wheeljack that nice.
     
  14. defstar

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    Definitely bad timing on trying to get my G1 collection started...may have to start with the minibots... :rolleyes2 
     
  15. aussiehippy

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    ^^ Likewise.... I find I've been buying plenty of micromasters off ebay, at least they're still cheap!
     
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    Been following alot of Wheeljack auctions lately. Was trying to get one but got one at the Transformercon instead. This one is not worth more than $150 agreed. Some people must be really desperate to get it. I think the demand has just gone up.
     
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    Prices dipped for a while with the introduction of the re-issues.
    Now we know there probably won't be any more.
    So, while the prices of the original G1s that were re-issued have remained somewhat lower, the prices on the non re-issued G1s have gone through the roof.
     
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    Yeah, I stand by what I posted...the most that wheeljack is worth is $150. Its just "movie craze" that driving the prices of G1 up - my fear is that prices will continue to soar...especially for those that are unlikey to be reissues. Eg. Shockwave, Sky Lynx etc.
     
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    whew, that thing is pristine~ but 213 seems expensive, even for one in that condition
     
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    Interesting. The spoilers look like solid color. My G1 Wheeljack's spoilers are translucent.
     

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