G1 Optimus Prime Reissue

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by lonewolf96, Dec 14, 2018.

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    In a Texas Walmart, I saw about 20 on a shelf, and someone in China or that store had helpfully damaged every single one of them.
     
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    For what it's worth, he seems to be selling in my area. It's a slow burn...but the numbers are dwindling. I think once there's even a slight mark-down, he'll magically disappear. I know I'll buy a second to open.
     
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    Hmmm.... if he is down to $20 by me, I may buy a 2nd.
     
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    What about the other 21?
     
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    It's not only Texas. It's every store in my vicinity as well. It must be the box they come in. Just about all the figures I've seen have bent cards at the top or crunched corners like they've all been dropped from a high shelf.
     
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    Dozens on the shelves in MA & not damaged as far as I can see. They sold & restocked heavily. Makes me wonder if they will Remain during the next quarter as the shelves are so barren right now with no sign of interest in placing more stock there. Christmas is so far away right now, no real reason to clearance him off atm.
     
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    The past couple of days, I've gone to several Walmarts around town. One's stock of Primes were completely out. Another had about eight left. Another had about 12.

    Someone is buying them, though. He may not be selling in Starscream or Devy style...but he's not slouching like Hot Rod did, either. This is more of a slow burn...

    I still think had he been $35, we'd all be lamenting on how we can't find any because he'd be selling out everywhere.
     
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    Watch them go for a premium on the aftermarket because of the novelty of being packed without a trailer. Retail sales patterns don't always tell the full story.
     
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    He will likely sell better on aftermarket as well, because of the no trailer - thus differentiating from the KO's of the original.