Klaatu ... so what's the deal with this fella?

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Klaatu ... so what's the deal with this fella?

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Remember when you couldn't give a klaatu away for love nor money :lol:

So what's the deal with this one ? Must be a variant of some sort but just wondered if anyone can shed light on why it would go so high with wrong weapon to boot?
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Does it have a black hood. You can see this on the back of the figures head. If so it's a ledy variant
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Nope, good shout , but looks normal brown to me
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Prices are just crafty ATM. A mint painted legs Han Solo just sold for over £200 :shock:
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TheJabbaWookie wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:28 pm
Prices are just crafty ATM. A mint painted legs Han Solo just sold for over £200 :shock:
The rest of this seller's auction prices all went for fairly standard prices ... I was scratching my head on the bidding war on this one as couldn't see anything remarkable about it. 20 bid so it wasn't even as if they added an extra 0 by mistake !
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This Klaatu even has paint rub on his nose, stupid price!
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theforceuk wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:21 am
This Klaatu even has paint rub on his nose, stupid price!
You have to wonder how many of the winning bidders actually pay up.
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My recent ebay watches:

Biker Scout - sold for £63
Bib fortuna - sold for £34

I am putting collecting on hold until this artificially inflated bubble we are in goes pop (if indeed it ever does).
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A biker just sold for £90 :shock:
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TheJabbaWookie wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:51 am
A biker just sold for £90 :shock:
This is getting ridiculas that should be the price of a 77bk Kenner moc
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Stubbs wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:48 am
TheJabbaWookie wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:51 am
A biker just sold for £90 :shock:
This is getting ridiculas that should be the price of a 77bk Kenner moc
I think a heck of a lot people are paying a top dollar for mint , purely to grade , and then charge silly sums for those 85s. What a racket.
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jayums wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:58 pm
Stubbs wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:48 am
TheJabbaWookie wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:51 am
A biker just sold for £90 :shock:
This is getting ridiculas that should be the price of a 77bk Kenner moc
I think a heck of a lot people are paying a top dollar for mint , purely to grade , and then charge silly sums for those 85s. What a racket.
Yeah I agree that's possible but even £90 for the figure and £20 for the grade plus shipping seems well heavy for a biker scout. I sold a 90 gold greedo about 6 months ago and sure it only reached £78 on ebay.
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