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Should I keep this mispackaged figure?

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by nintendofreakgc, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. nintendofreakgc

    nintendofreakgc Bumblebee fan

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    Okay, my question specifically relates to one of the new NECA TMNT figures, but I think the basic principles would be understandable to all collectors, so I thought I'd make a new topic for it.

    I recently bought the NECA Leonardo figure (the carded one). Now, this figure is supposed to come with two sets of hands: one closed for holding the weapons, and one open with those wall-climbing spikes on. In a nutshell, I got two of the closed right hands, and none of the open right hands.

    My basic question, as you might have guessed, is "Is this a mispackage worth keeping?" I don't generally keep figures MISB, but Leo is my favourite turtle, and these figures do look excellent in the package, so this is a good opportunity to keep something that is potentially quite rare MISB. On the other hand, I am a bit low on money and do want to buy a full set of NECA turtles as well as some Transformers this month.

    So, yeah, any advice you could give here would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Packaging mistakes are worth nothing, with the exception that packaged samples of the toyline are rare and a collector's item to begin with.
     
  3. pud333

    pud333 Well-Known Member

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    I'd have to agree with that. I recently got a Revoltech Starscream with an extra gun hand on top of the regular ones. It's no biggie.
     
  4. nintendofreakgc

    nintendofreakgc Bumblebee fan

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    Thanks for the advice guys. I'll be returning that Leo figure tomorrow and getting it switched for a proper one. It will also give me a convenient excuse to buy the other three turtles.
     
  5. Fuzz

    Fuzz Garbage Pail Kid

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    Inspect these figures thoroughly before you buy them. I've seen alot of complaints online about them being packaged incorrectly. The biggest error being the wrong figure inside.

    I guess the turtles all having red headbands is too confusing, lol...