PGowdy wrote:Indeed. It's idiotic. "But no human hands have ever touched it" (said in idiot kids voice)
Yes, except the half a dozen to a dozen people in the factory and the person who removed it from the packaging for grading. Yes, other than all those people, no one's ever touched it.
Does anyone ever remember spinal tap:
"look at this guitar, its never even been played!!!"
"can i touch it?"
"i wasn't going to touch it, i was just pointing at it."
"well don't point even."
"can i look at it?"
Uncirculated is a crazy idea that came from the coin an note collecting realm and it is really mad when you think of it??
Mint condition equals coins ----- but a good guitar which also have a few of, will get better with time and use (most of them) , but with everything else the shinier the better.
I have had some amazing guitars that were astethically ruined but sounded amazing.
The Eyes will tell you its worth a tenner and your ears a thousand.
I dont agree with U grading as its collectors adding value to their own collections to sell them to other collectors to add val,,,, you get the idea.
It is a vicious circle that is driving prices of loose up and no one needs it?? except traders or greedy f**kers who couldnt give flying f**k about the figures, or what they mean.
I dont mind beaters and played with lots, i find it sad to see a toy that has had no use, i know as a kid i had precious few star wars and almost no vehicles, cause we couldnt afford em, and to think there were boxes of "mint" figures lying around waiting for me to rip open when i was a kid would have drove me apeshit.
A question would it be ok to buy an moc and open it if you were going to play with it and get the opening experience you had every time you got one as a kid.??