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$5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« on: October 17, 2012, 05:44 PM »
Finally seeing TVC figures other than the AOTC wave at 5 Below stores.  I spotted the following today:


___  VC25 - R2-D2 with pop-up lightsaber & drink tray
___  VC26 - Rebel Commando
___  VC38 - Clone Trooper (212th Battalion)


WAVE 6 (2011 WAVE 2)
___  VC44 - Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)
___  VC45 - Clone Trooper
___  VC46 - AT-RT Driver
___  VC47 - General Lando Calrissian
___  VC48 - Weequay (Skiff Master)
___  VC49 - Fi-Ek Sirch (Jedi Knight)


AT-RT Drivers for $5?  Nice!  It's probably one of my favorite Clones in the TVC line.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2012, 05:54 PM »
Finally seeing TVC figures other than the AOTC wave at 5 Below stores.  I spotted the following today:
WAVE 6 (2011 WAVE 2)
___  VC44 - Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)


I missed that one... could you help out a local?  ;)

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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 06:52 PM »
Finally seeing TVC figures other than the AOTC wave at 5 Below stores.  I spotted the following today:

___  VC25 - R2-D2 with pop-up lightsaber & drink tray
___  VC26 - Rebel Commando
___  VC38 - Clone Trooper (212th Battalion)

WAVE 6 (2011 WAVE 2)
___  VC44 - Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)
___  VC45 - Clone Trooper
___  VC46 - AT-RT Driver
___  VC47 - General Lando Calrissian
___  VC48 - Weequay (Skiff Master)
___  VC49 - Fi-Ek Sirch (Jedi Knight).

Stormtrooper,  AOTC Obi-Wan and Senate Guard are the other 3 figures in Wave 6 cases.  Pretty good army builder case...though I don't want any senate guards.

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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2012, 07:26 PM »
Are they shipping the corrected stormtroopers, or the ones with the messed up helmet paint?
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2012, 08:05 PM »
Thanks for that heads up Nick.  Time to put 5Below back on the menu.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2012, 10:30 PM »
Are they shipping the corrected stormtroopers, or the ones with the messed up helmet paint?

I neglected to post about the Stormtroopers.  They were there, too.  And the helmet paint actually looked decent.  But I have so many Stormtroopers that I passed.  I just picked up an AT-RT Driver and a Senate Guard.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2012, 06:32 AM »
Finally seeing TVC figures other than the AOTC wave at 5 Below stores.  I spotted the following today:


___  VC25 - R2-D2 with pop-up lightsaber & drink tray
___  VC26 - Rebel Commando
___  VC38 - Clone Trooper (212th Battalion)


WAVE 6 (2011 WAVE 2)
___  VC44 - Luke Skywalker (Dagobah Landing)
___  VC45 - Clone Trooper
___  VC46 - AT-RT Driver
___  VC47 - General Lando Calrissian
___  VC48 - Weequay (Skiff Master)
___  VC49 - Fi-Ek Sirch (Jedi Knight)


AT-RT Drivers for $5?  Nice!  It's probably one of my favorite Clones in the TVC line.

Interesting to see that a site that I USED TO be affiliated with picked up Jesse's front page posting at JD based on this post I made.  And it's another prime example of someone over at that site not doing his own reporting work.  Hmmmmm.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2012, 01:44 PM »
My 5 Below here in Pgh started putting out more vintage figs.  Lando General, At-RT, Luke Dagobah landing, etc.  all are at $5ea.  They still have some of hte AOTC wave...Obi-Wan, Super Battle Droid, Mace, etc.

Good news since I pretty much skipped a lot of figs overh the last few years.  $10 a pop... eh, but at $5 a pop...not too shabby.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2012, 12:23 AM »
I can also now confirm seeing what I feel is maybe one of the better waves of army builders at 5 Below also.

I picked up what everyone else is seeing...  AOTC Clone, AT-RT Driver, Endor Rebel, Dagobah Pilot Luke, and Stormtrooper...

I'm going to pick up more Stormtroopers I think, as I like the rifle, and I may nab a couple 212th Clones since the ones I saw are clean helmets for the most part.  The Stormtroopers were as well.

If I see RFT's at $5?  I think I'll blow an entire paycheck at 5 Below.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2012, 02:04 PM »
Not the right place for it, I know, but could anyone pick me up some AT-RT Drivers at their Five Below if you see them?  I'm looking to get three of them (if possible), and don't have a Five Below anywhere near me.  PM me if you can help. :)

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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2012, 03:09 PM »
Doc P, I'll be in touch with you.  I get paid this week, and I'll try to pick you up three.

Just a heads up you CANNOT return to 5 Below, so everyone should be aware of that.  If you're buying, you're stuck with it. :)

Just wanna spread the word on that little detail as it's something I think most people aren't aware of with their stores.  You buy it, you keep it.

Mys tore had 3 but I won't be back till the weekend just so you're aware.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2012, 03:13 PM »
FYI,

The Five Below in Monroeville had all the above mentioned figures late last week.  As far as returning they will give you in store credit ONLY.

They had the ST with corrected pant job,as well as the earlier AOTC wave  Zam, SBD, Mace, Obi- Amidala ugly gown, etc.  What is niceis they put them on the shelf vs. hangng them, so you get the unpunched cards...trouble iafter a few weeks the cardbacks  are beat to hell.

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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2012, 01:10 PM »
Doc P, I'll be in touch with you.  I get paid this week, and I'll try to pick you up three.

Thanks, Jesse; I do appreciate it. :)


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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2012, 09:12 AM »
I'd love an additional AT-RT Drive and ATOC Clone from 5 Below if anyone can throw out an assist.
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Re: $5 Vintage Collection @ Five Below
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2012, 11:29 PM »
Not a sale per se, but I have it from a friend who runs a 5 Below that she got an email regarding the "new" (new for that store) Vintage Figures.

She told me they got word that there was to be a Star Wars wheel barrow display going up in the near future at the front of the store, similar to last year.  She wouldn't commit to saying it would have new product, but she got word from higher up to do the display after Halloween's display comes down or something along those lines, and she said usually that means new cases of stuff.

She said they don't always know what's coming, but usually those displays get new items.  It's probably what's been found (AOTC Clone, AT-RT Driver, any remaining AOTC wave stuff too), but she said she's sure her higher-ups were really pleased with sales of figures last year.  They were floored, actually, and she said they're "aggressively" trying for more because it was a bit of an experiment that went smashingly.
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