wierdly packaged stunticon.....or am i just an idiot?

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  1. VIZGIX

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    The seller is from Greece, perhaps Dead End comes from the same area. International packaging has been known to vary.
     
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    it says $1 in the corner though....:confused:  im confused

    looks like 1988 packaging (ebay site says its copyright is 1989)

    looks like pretender/micromaster base packaging
     
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    LOL That says S1, designating Dead End as Stunticon #1. It's not a dollar sign.

    I would have to assume the Stunticons got issued in the gold Classic packaging sometime in late G1, so that can't be too unusual. Maybe just not in the US.
     
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    ahh, i was thinking, even 4 the 80's, $1 seemed low

    Still ...i wonder about the gold packaging
     
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    UK/Europe reissued a lot of early G1 items somewhere between late G1 and G2. Perhaps this is an example of that?
     
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    Yea its a Classic Stunticon.

    I managedto pick up the last two Stunticons I needed when they were re-released in that style of packaging.

    In fact if you look at BigPete's collection thread on here and search for Stunticon, you'll find a pic that shows this style of card.

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/showthread.php?t=143409
     
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    Yea it's European Classic Dead End on UK card. The European Classics came on are different cards with minor differences, depending what country they were released for. You can see the difference between the UK and Spanish carded figures here (from my stuff) http://img514.imageshack.us/img514/3778/img1289oi3.jpg
     
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    I got a set of Stunticons from a UK friend that were packaged like this.
     
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    Here's a list of the toys released in that packaging:
    http://transformers.wikia.com/wiki/Classics_(Euro)

    (Frankly, I don't really think the Australian exclusive stuff belongs on that page. It sounds like they just got some of the early-1990's Chinese releases...)
     

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