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Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Chac96 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:24 pm

Palifan wrote:That looks to be the same as one I bought years ago that I'm pretty certain is a Tony. It was cheap at the time and super mint so I can only think that I ended up with a Tony special but would need to get it out of storage to know for sure.

Jason is definitely your man for looking over this one so I'd shoot him a PM to get his thoughts on it. If I had to guess though I'd say it's a Tony (but hopefully I'm wrong).

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Thanks for the advice, how do i PM him? It's just i need to know soon because if it is fake I'll be able to get my money back.

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Capetown » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:30 pm

Just do a search on mr_palitoy, then click on his name and click 'send private message'.

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Chac96 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:34 pm

Capetown wrote:Just do a search on mr_palitoy, then click on his name and click 'send private message'.

Done, Thanks!

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby mr_palitoy » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:46 pm

Waffle pattern is only seen on a few Palitoy factory seals, most are slick.

The seal on this one looks weak, there is no pressing on the back, so no indicators of it being genuine.

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Cazza » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:55 pm

Mini99 wrote:Andy, Looking at the back of the card, I can’t see any indentions, and isn’t the bubble nice and central?


Looks like that to me :?
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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Mini99 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:28 pm

No indented back, weak seal and a really high grade, So in summary it’s a TT? :(
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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Chac96 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:32 pm

It's ok I've been able to return it for a full refund, just a bit of an inconvenience so will have to be more careful next time! :lol:

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Re: Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth) Fake or Not?

Postby Mini99 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:43 pm

That’s great news, always worth posting a picture on here to get an opinion before you buy, as you say saves time and effort.
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