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Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« Reply #1020 on: September 30, 2021, 07:25 PM »
This is clearly a repro right? The fact that it looks so bad yet is at $76 makes me think at least some people are hoping their gonna get an insane deal on this if it were legit. But as a repro I'd pay like $10

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Star-Wars-1983-Vlix-As-Is-read-description-/185070670458?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
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Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« Reply #1021 on: September 30, 2021, 07:48 PM »
I hope that is a repro, otherwise someone actually thought it was a good idea to do a paint touch-up on the rarest SW figure ever.

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« Reply #1022 on: September 30, 2021, 08:03 PM »
Exactly. It looks like if I tried to make a custom. But he has so much other legit stuff and really nice repros it seems weird he'd have that listed without saying it's a fake.
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Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« Reply #1023 on: October 1, 2021, 07:44 AM »
“Paint is touched up” looks more like “completely hand painted”.

I’m not an expert on Vlix by any means, but I’d assume either a custom, or a terrible, terrible restoration.

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Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« Reply #1024 on: October 1, 2021, 08:12 AM »
I'd pay more than 76 bucks for a terrible terrible terrible restoration since I otherwise will never own a Vlix. BUT not without knowing it's a terrible restoration and not a hand painted (by my 4 year old) repro. It'll be interesting to see what it sells for.
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« Reply #1025 on: October 1, 2021, 08:16 AM »
I have no ideal ultimately.  You can get a pretty good repro on a card for a hundred bucks, so if bidders think this is fake, $76 is probably about the limit.  If people are seeing this and think it’s real… it’ll certainly move north before it ends.

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« Reply #1026 on: October 1, 2021, 09:44 PM »
It sold for $125. Also the seller never replied to my question to him about it......
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« Reply #1027 on: October 2, 2021, 02:59 PM »
I think they were being deliberately obtuse to try to squeeze a few extra bucks out of someone willing to take a chance that it was authentic.