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Offline jkgjeb

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"Fake" Vader?
« on: June 6, 2005, 09:44 AM »
Hello all!

New to this board, but was wondering if anyone can prove or disprove the existance of this figure:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=751&item=5979416641&rd=1

I have collected 12 inch SW Figures since the early days (1978), but I have NEVER seen anything about this one on any web site or article. I tried to examine the photo and it appears as if the person used a Gamorrean Guard box and simply used some creative editing to make this new one.

If I am wrong, please let me know, as I will be happy to bid on this, but my pessimistic side tells me it's a fake.

Thanks!

Jason

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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #1 on: June 6, 2005, 09:46 AM »
Wasn't there like 4 Vinyl type figures released a few years ago...let me check around and see

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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #2 on: June 6, 2005, 09:48 AM »
http://www.rebelscum.com/saga10vader.asp

Here you go, these were 10"

http://www.rebelscum.com/saga10vinyl.asp

Vader, Anakin, Jango and Mace were released, they bombed at retail but it looks like they are doing well on the secondary market


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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #3 on: June 6, 2005, 09:52 AM »
Wow, that was quick! Thanks for the replies! I am not a fan of the vinyl ones, so I am glad I didn't shell out something I thought was an actual 12 inch figure!

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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #4 on: June 6, 2005, 03:15 PM »
LOL! $46. eBay people are dumbasses.

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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #5 on: June 6, 2005, 10:26 PM »
Man, I got that for like $5 at Sam Goody a few years ago. Wish I'd have bought all that I saw now, since I could have made 10 times the money. :)
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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #6 on: June 7, 2005, 01:51 PM »
Did Applause make these?  Are they still in business??  I know at one time their founder/owner killed himself...


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Re: "Fake" Vader?
« Reply #7 on: June 7, 2005, 02:14 PM »
Hasbro made them.

10" Darth Vader

DARTH VADER - 10 Inch Vinyl

There were only 4 in the set of these Character Collectibles: Anakin, Jango, Mace & Darth Vader.

Just scroll down towards the bottom of the page in the link below.

AOTC 10" Figures

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