A Possible Cyclonus reissue being sold as a genuine on Ebay

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  1. kissshock

    kissshock Member

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    Hi everyone

    I was looking around and found on ebay this link G1 Transformer Cyclonus MIB/MOSC partial - eBay Transformers, Transformers Robots, Action Figures, Toys Hobbies. (end time 05-Aug-10 01:03:49 AEST). The sell has a mib/misb Cyclonus from the 1980's for sale but looking at this item, I see some of the areas which show it could possibly be a knockoff reissue. Would anyone be able to also have a look at this and confirm my findings. I have also emailed the seller to also confirm this.

    We shall see what happens.
     
  2. Refused

    Refused No brain, No pain

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    Ebay:
    Box screams KO and the rubsign symbol packaged with instruction booklet confirm it. Need to check better cyclonus himself but 99.99% it's a KO
     
  3. Tigermegatron

    Tigermegatron Banned

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    Your first guess was correct. it's a KO high quality reissue.

    that clear plastic bag that houses the instructions is what all KO TF high quality toys use. it's cheaper made & looks different than the ones hasbro & takara use.
     
  4. Jhaynes

    Jhaynes Well-Known Member

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    I agree it's a KO, and if it was the real one from 1986 it would have the toy poster and Tech Specs in it.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    yup KO a genuine would have the rub sign on the figure
     
  6. kissshock

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    I have been advised by the seller it might be a knock off. I have asked him to state this in the auction that it is a reissue. It could be easy as someone that might be starting off as a collector, might not know of the Cyclonus reissue and purchase it thinking it is genuine 1980's.
     
  7. e3nine

    e3nine Poop.

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    The awful yellow blob is a dead giveaway.

    The originals didn't have a problem with the gradient edging on the graphic.
     
  8. blahduh

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    I won't buy anything from this seller at all, and forget about the "possible reissue" crap he gave u, it's a KO and he knows it. There's no way for him to NOT know it's a KO if all his ebay selling/buying activities are on transformers.
    if i remembered correctly, he was also one of the earliest seller to try to pass the KO headmaster heads as legit too.