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Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby edd_jedi » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:54 pm

I'm sure some of you have seen this over on RS already, but it can't hurt having a post here too. Philip Wise (owner of Rebel Scum) has had his Rocket Fett prototype stolen. Full details here:

http://www.rebelscum.com/story/front/St ... 172583.asp

If you see one for sale do let Philip know.

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby StarWarsFan » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:09 pm

OMG thats terrible poor guy, knew nothing about this till now.

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Mini99 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:42 pm

Surely this will be next to impossible to sell on the open market?

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby MarkG » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:58 pm

Sounds like it was a friend, or friend with a friend that took it apparently, as no evidence of a break in was seen.

Whoever took it, will have a very hard time shifting it on as is... even breaking it out the case and getting it re-graded will set off alarm bells.

Feel bad for Phillip for this, and hope the Fett is found soon, and the culprit heavily punished.
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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Pomse2001 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:05 pm

bad news but as you guys write it would not be easy for the guy to sell it. Sounds to me like they know who the thief is ? :?

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Darth Satan » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:07 pm

MarkG wrote:Sounds like it was a friend, or friend with a friend that took it apparently.


Which is why one wonders exactly why all the attention-seeking is going on. A shame, for sure, but on the other hand the owner would seem to know exactly who had access to the item. Hardly a Sherlock job.

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby ODB » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:23 pm

Mini99 wrote:Surely this will be next to impossible to sell on the open market?


I doubt it was stolen to sell on the open market, more likely to be stolen to order and as such probably not going to be seen again in general collecting circles.
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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Pomse2001 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:09 am

ODB wrote:
Mini99 wrote:Surely this will be next to impossible to sell on the open market?


I doubt it was stolen to sell on the open market, more likely to be stolen to order and as such probably not going to be seen again in general collecting circles.


I agree if it was stolen to order or if the thief also collect star wars and keep silent then we will not see it back in the collecting circles for maybe a very long time. Let's hope it was just a jerk who will try to sell it and they find him and the boba.

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Bonsai_Tree_Ent » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:15 am

He doesn't provide much info in his statement, not even the AFA number. And he mentions it was stolen from a Star Wars museum and his workshop - is his workshop a SW museum?! Is it open to the public or was it a break in? All a bit confusing and doesn't give much to go on.

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby apack7229 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:07 am

Just found this on eBay
http://m.ebay.com/itm/142323506093
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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby poncho » Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:49 am

apack7229 wrote:Just found this on eBay
http://m.ebay.com/itm/142323506093

not the same different one bud

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby apack7229 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:07 pm

Sorry didn't realize it was cased differently from the stolen one. :oops:
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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby poncho » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:07 am

http://www.rebelscum.com/story/front/UP ... 172583.asp

It has been returned

his friend stole it....

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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby Lindo » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:40 am

How can he steal valuable master replica stuff and you not know he has stole it, I would know in an instance if I had something stolen, I understand he probably has loads of stuff but surely you would notice
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Re: Stolen Rocket Fett

Postby edd_jedi » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:45 am

I'm assuming it's this guy, friends with lots of big collectors on FB:

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