Man in China Has Spent $32,000 Collecting Transformers

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by maximus_73, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. maximus_73

    maximus_73 Well-Known Member

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  2. Natohk

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    $32,000 ?!:eek: 
     
  3. RMStunticon

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    Time to top him. :ev: 
     
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    I bet numerous members here are laughing how little that is compared to the amount they've spent.
     
  5. EnergonWaffles

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    ^ was just thinking that

    Doesnt seem surprising to me. Buy 320 figs at 100+ and bam 32,000.
     
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    Wow
     
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    Ah that's the norm nowadays. Also from the looks of it he's also collecting 3P stuff, so when u add it all up the amount wouldn't be that surprising.

    No big deal.
     
  9. Foster

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    Only 32K means he's probably not much of a vintage collector
     
  10. AoE

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    32,000 since 2002 would be around 2666 a year, 51 a week or one deluxe-scout sized figure a day. Something about those numbers seems tame to me compared to prominent "video reviewers" and just about everyone in South-east Asia that gets figures early to add to their giant collections.
     
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    Laughing.... or crying?
     
  12. bny888

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    Not impressed. I know lots of collectors whose collections are worth much more than $32K.
     
  13. Metroplex79

    Metroplex79 Hey mouse, say cheese!

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    I'm sure I've matched that.

    Some 3rd Party, every main line, bits of the small lines, related non-toy products, KOs, imports, extra weapons, DVDs, comics....
     
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    Just try to have a complete run of the regular MIB G1 pre-rubs, pretty soon you'll be spending around $50K and your collection won't still be complete.
     
  15. siccoyote

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    I think I spent about £5,000 just in 2013.
     
  16. Aernaroth

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    I'm pretty sure I can name like 5 people off the top of my head who have laid down more.
     
  17. Fretburn

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    Whomever bought that G2 Menasor on ebay is almost certainly far beyond this.
     
  18. Matty

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    Seriously. $27,000 handed over in ONE transaction.
     
  19. The_Black_Sheep

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    That's what I was thinking! Just scanning those pics, I couldn't see any G1 stuff at all. Then I look at my humble collection & I don't even wanna contemplate trying to add up how much this set me back, & that set me back, & this, & that... :eek: 
     
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