Primitive Skateboarding Optimus Prime in Slovakia

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  1. Pavol Palat

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    Biggest "WTF?" moment ever for me. Found today in Dracik store in Bratislava, Slovak Republic for price lower IMG_20180623_202341.jpg IMG_20180623_202336.jpg than TLK deluxes.
     
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    Where is the skateboard? Get it!
     
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    Just for the record, this is not entirely unprecedented, this figure is also listed at El Corte Ingles from Spain and Wohi from the Netherlands, and was also listed at Otto Simon (also Netherlands), but has since been removed:
    Figura Titan Return Primitive Optimus Transformers 5: El último caballero
    Transformers Primitive Optimus Prime Sdcc
    Transformers Privitive Optimus Prime SDCC | Otto Simon B.V.

    The packaging is US standard, so it's an import, but it might be a Hasbro-initiated import, which is why the barcode would be of interest. :) 
     
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    I noticed the whole back is a giant sticker covering original back and there is Transformers Authentic logo printed on it.

    5 010993 425266
    0617 C1730 E49
     
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    EAN barcode sticker with a Hasbro-specific EAN barcode (currently, all Hasbro EAN barcodes begin with 5010993) would imply an official Hasbro-initiated import.

    5010993425266 is also the EAN barcode for the Netherlands listings, which is different from the Spain listing (5010993393633) for whatever reason.
     
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    Wait... is that a price tag of 24.99 Euros????
     
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    Yup, 24.99 EUR. Seeing it next to a 15 EUR tiny legion Dragonstorm or 48 EUR simplified and unpainted RID Menasor is a killer moment.

    IMG_20180624_212819.jpg IMG_20180624_212801.jpg
     
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    Man I still need one but I’m in the US. There aren’t any online stores based in these countries that might stock them and have international shipping are there?
     
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    You lucky (Expletive Deleted)s. Once again, Hasbro screws Americans for the International markets.
     
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    Which is why when Americans are halfway through a line you'll see headlines like "Wave One Finally Found in Europe".
     
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    This just reminded me, shouldn't the SDCC exclusives for this year be revealed by now? Or was it just an earlier than usual reveal last year?
     
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    So an SDCC exclusive from 2017 is showing up at European retail for a bargain price almost twelve months after selling out on hasbrotoyshop.

    Where is this stock coming from, again? o_O 
     
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    You know, if they had this much trouble selling these, I highly doubt there will be anymore SDCC exclusives for a while.

    Seriously, put it back up on HTS for this price and it would sell pretty well.
     
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    Hah...
     
  17. Pavol Palat

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    One more weirdness I found when I finally got to opening it - there is a black sticker on the front that covers the intended age category.
    IMG_20180624_234852.jpg
     
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