Repro stormtroopers

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Have any of you seen this repro stormies, it looks like they a vintage stamp on the legs 1977, very bad and not easy to spot on a picture :(

https://www.ebay.com/itm/154397287067?_ ... noapp=true
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These have been around for a while, really not good. You can’t help thinking with the 1977 stamp they have been made to deceive.
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This is killing it for me. The reproduction's and vintage collection and retro collection combined with the increase in prices for basic moc's has taken the enjoyment out of it for me. I completed my loose run about 4 years ago and wanted to get every figure on a Jedi card thinking it would be achievable but even that's out of reach with some basic figures fetching £200 biker scout and emperors royal guard to name a few.
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Stubbs wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:00 pm
This is killing it for me. The reproduction's and vintage collection and retro collection combined with the increase in prices for basic moc's has taken the enjoyment out of it for me. I completed my loose run about 4 years ago and wanted to get every figure on a Jedi card thinking it would be achievable but even that's out of reach with some basic figures fetching £200 biker scout and emperors royal guard to name a few.
Yeah I know what you mean, £400 for a Luke Jedi!
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theforceuk wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:36 pm
These have been around for a while, really not good. You can’t help thinking with the 1977 stamp they have been made to deceive.
I agree, ok seller write they are repro. But what if the buyer sell them as vintage :? then we have the problem until the new buyer learn that they are repro.
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Stubbs wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:00 pm
This is killing it for me. The reproduction's and vintage collection and retro collection combined with the increase in prices for basic moc's has taken the enjoyment out of it for me. I completed my loose run about 4 years ago and wanted to get every figure on a Jedi card thinking it would be achievable but even that's out of reach with some basic figures fetching £200 biker scout and emperors royal guard to name a few.
I agree it is not as fun and the enjoyment is also not what it was years ago, prices are fucking high, to much repro and some things are just much harder to find than it was years ago, but I still try to keep the spirit high.
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