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odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby poncho » Tue May 03, 2016 10:39 pm

just acquired this piece.

at first glance the black looks good

but on the right hand the black is there but is faded and you can see paints dot. at first i thought it was a retouch. but im now thinking is it paint degradation?

any thoughts guys?

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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby Pomse2001 » Wed May 04, 2016 12:30 pm

Ok I am confused, sorry that I can't help. But at the moment I think retouch :?

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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby Dorsetmark » Wed May 04, 2016 12:46 pm

Looks like something has reacted with the paint,
Has he been cleaned in a strong chemical?

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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby poncho » Wed May 04, 2016 1:10 pm

Dorsetmark wrote:Looks like something has reacted with the paint,
Has he been cleaned in a strong chemical?

Ive no idea. I bought of a forum member the other week. Strange eh?

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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby jayums » Wed May 04, 2016 8:23 pm

Looks like a chemical reaction the way it seems to be peeling. If if it was a retouch you wouldn't think the original piant would also be removed as it appears to be... For what it's worth, my bet would be on a cleaning agent reacting with the black paint.

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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby AL_Bundy » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:09 pm

Looks like a retouch to me.
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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

Postby walkie » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:10 pm

I'd say retouched and the top layer is flaking off.
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