Transformers G1 Springer mint in sealed box packaged backwards

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  1. shockwave_store

    shockwave_store DECEPTICON BADASS

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    i just bought a G1 Springer MISB, and i noticed 2 things different about others i have seen.

    #1 springer is packaged backwards inside the box and bubble.

    #2 on the box bottom it has Octane's name instead of Springer on it.

    I know this is a vintage toy, anyone else run into this? rare?
     
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    Sounds dodgy. How do you know it is vintage?
     
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    shockwave_store DECEPTICON BADASS

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    i got some pics of it. i looked inside the box and the flap on top will only fit one way.
     
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    Sorry to say this, but that appears to be a fake.
    Too much black in background, too thick grid lines, wrong font as well as the wrong text and placement in packaging.

    EDIT: Beaten to it.
     
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    shockwave_store DECEPTICON BADASS

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    really? so this is a KO huh? damn, i just bought him as well. didnt know they KO'd Springer...
     
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    Most G1s have KO versions. Always research thoroughly before making a purchase.
    I'm sorry, I hope you didn't spend too much on it.

    Also, that really isn't MISB at all.
     
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    spent 110 for it.
    i feel like a real ass. i been doing this for years, and never have i come across this. you sure its a KO then?
     
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    how is it not MISB?
     
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    shockwave_store DECEPTICON BADASS

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    i also bought a snarl, gnaw, and a weirdwolf as well.

    over 600 worth, 1 springer, 2 snarls, 2 gnaws, and 1 weirdwolf, this sux ass
     
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    yup snarl is fake as well im sure the sharkticons are as well... time for a little action with paypal...
     
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    Ebay:
    they really banged it up to look old
     
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    They're all KOs, sorry man