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spot the hidden treasure

Postby TrooperWill » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:22 pm

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Kenn ... Sw-RFahFHn

shame it'll probably turn out to be a fake.
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby theforceuk » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:27 pm

To good to be true, the seller has no feedback. Some may think it’s worth a gamble. :?
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby Snaketibe » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:34 pm

If by 'Spot the hidden treasure', you mean 'Spot the obvious cut-down Ben cape', then I agree with you :wink:

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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby subzero » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:37 pm

It looks as useful as a chocolate fireguard. :lol:
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby weasel » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:38 pm

You two beat me to it.

Seller has zero feedback and has what you are meant to think if a VCJ casually sitting in with a load of other beaters. If that doesn't get alarm bells ringing, nothing will. One glance at the VCJ and I'd be walking away and warning others to do the same.
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby SAVORY100 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:45 pm

too long, wrong colour... :roll:
and that's before the other alarm bells noted above start ringing...
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby TrooperWill » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:10 pm

hey i did say it'd turn out to be a fake, in the second picture you can see the bottom edge is uneven where its been cut...

amazing what idiots will bid on, amazing what people will pull to boost their sales.....
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby TrooperWill » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:18 pm

think this is even more ambitious:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vinyl-Caped- ... SwUg9aaNqZ

let me know if this "hey look, another eBay idiot" thread becomes tedious.
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby Snaketibe » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:29 pm

TrooperWill wrote:hey i did say it'd turn out to be a fake, in the second picture you can see the bottom edge is uneven where its been cut...

amazing what idiots will bid on, amazing what people will pull to boost their sales.....

To be clear, I certainly wasn't having a go at you; I was making a joke. You did indeed say it would probably turn out to be fake, and you were spot on! :D

I agree it's a shame sellers like this think they can get away with stupid shenanigans like this. I know it's just about possible the cape was cut down years ago and the seller thought nothing more about it when selling the figures today, but it's much more likely that the cape has been cut down much more recently in a deliberate and cynical attempt to con the unwary! Notice how the listing doesn't actually mention the Jawa at all. Instead it's just casually sitting there like it isn't a great big hole ready to be burned in some reckless bidder's pocket! Notice too how the Ben the cape was donated from is suspiciously nowhere to be seen! What a coincidence that is! :lol:

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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby subzero » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:54 pm

Yeah we're all just confirming with you that it is indeed fake, and simply making a mockery of the seller.
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby theforceuk » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:29 pm

Final hammer price is probably about right.
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby lejackal » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:40 pm

TrooperWill wrote:think this is even more ambitious:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vinyl-Caped- ... SwUg9aaNqZ

let me know if this "hey look, another eBay idiot" thread becomes tedious.

You laugh but at least this has the blaster. These were selling at around £100 on EchoBase last year :lol:
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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby mr_palitoy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:32 pm

Old Ben will be feeling the cold desert air of Tatooine tonight...

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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby Pomse2001 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:44 pm

Yes it looks fake :(

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Re: spot the hidden treasure

Postby TrooperWill » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:28 am

To be clear, I certainly wasn't having a go at you; I was making a joke. You did indeed say it would probably turn out to be fake, and you were spot on!


gents, don't sweat it, no offence taken, we british have an awful habit of coming across as sarcastic or pissed off via the typed word, or so my yank friends tell me!

wait, people were actually paying £100 for a naked jawa last year? because ill happily undress mine for 10x the profit compared to their cloth capes!
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