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Author Topic: Fakes? What do you lot think?  (Read 1474 times)

Offline Condottiere

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Re: Fakes? What do you lot think?
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2019, 02:04:41 AM »
All vanished now.
AFAIK, the listings weren't pulled, but ended...

Since I was curious about the Xena figure, after 10 bids, she went for £34.90 - I paid $50 something for the real one in 2017.

Offline dcajoe

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Re: Fakes? What do you lot think?
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2019, 09:30:37 PM »
Hi all,

Thanks for your feedback. Decided to give the minis a miss in the end. No regrets so far...

Offline grant

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Re: Fakes? What do you lot think?
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2019, 07:52:13 AM »
Hi all,

Thanks for your feedback. Decided to give the minis a miss in the end. No regrets so far...

Good call. Too many red flags!
Itís a beautiful thing, the destruction of words - Orwell, 1984

Offline Condottiere

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Re: Fakes? What do you lot think?
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2019, 04:40:41 PM »
Up close the details do look suspiciously soft. Especially the slotta text.
Soft details are obvious, but slotta text quality isn't always a good indicator: I've received identical figures directly from GW, with the text not always right position and/or not clear. Since it was either going to be clipped or glued into a slot, I was only concerned with the rest of the figure.