WoW!! AFA must really be lowering their standards

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by StephX77, May 20, 2009.

  1. StephX77

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    not much to see other than a newb seller making a dumb mistake with a listing title.
     
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    Or he's trying to pull a fast one.
     
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    It seems a honest mistake to me, no AFA buyer would be foolish enough to purchase that.

    BTW, Didn't AFA already lowered their standard twice? First by allowing unsealed box to be graded(as long as the content inside is sealed on card). 2nd(which is recently), by allowing unsealed figures with styrofoam insert to be graded(like G1 Megatron). Their greed is sinking them lower and lower...
     
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    I love that he says he will remove the description in the title yesterday.
     
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    1) For as long as I've been using them, they've graded open box with sealed card/accessories/paperwork items. If that was a change in their policy, then it happened years ago.

    2) Unsealed figures with styrofoam are graded "AFA Qualified" to distinguish them from those that are sealed. I.e., AFA 85 Qualified is not equivalent to a normal AFA 85. So they're not lowering their standards.

    Not that I think "AFA Qualified" is a good idea or anything (it seems dumb to me), but it's not like they just suddenly decided to start grading open toys like they're the same as unopened toys...
     

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