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Posted by Paul | May 20, 2016 at 08:06 AM EST |
And I am starting to doubt its legitimacy (just because of the wonky packaging). An eBay auction popped up for the recently revealed TBS6 Astromech Droid three-pack. The bidding is obscene, but at least you get to see better images of these figures. What is up with the background of the figures? Call me a little skeptical now. However, the seller DOES clarify that he bought this while visiting Toys R Us in Hong Kong. Oh, and there is a sticker claiming it's a San Diego Comic Con exclusive, which is what we all surmised. Check it out!
Posted by Paul | May 18, 2016 at 02:33 PM EST |
HasbroToyShop's eBay store has added the Takodana Encounter set for $19.99 plus FREE shipping as well as TBS6 Luke Skywalker! Special thanks to Luck Dragon for the alert!
Posted by Paul | May 14, 2016 at 06:52 PM EST |
Loose copies of Disney's May the 4th R5-M4 astromech droid have hit tunghori's eBay store. Special thanks to JTA reader Falcon for the alert!
Posted by Paul | May 04, 2016 at 11:39 AM EST |
The Disney Parks must have opened! A plethora of R5-M4 figures have hit eBay. Check it out!
HasbroToyShop's eBay store has placed some Star Wars merchandise on sale, but you have to root through the store to find them. Many two-packs are significantly discounted, but nothing too outrageous overall. Take a look!!
Posted by Paul | May 03, 2016 at 05:11 PM EST |
Posted by Paul | April 25, 2016 at 04:54 PM EST |
Hasbro, during the years of 2008 through 2010, gave us some of the GREATEST collector-focused exclusives we had ever seen to date via The Legacy Collection and Legacy Collection line looks. (Little did we know then that the later half of 2010 through 2012 would be even better!) Today, these hot items go for a great deal of money on the aftermarket. If you're lucky enough, you can find them for great deals. Check out what these awesome pieces are going for today on eBay.
Posted by Paul | April 20, 2016 at 09:29 PM EST |
It might be worth checking out eBay seller tunghori's store. We hadn't checked there recently, but he has a great deal of TVC and TBS (3.75") figures complete for $6.99 or less (half the price of the 5POA TFA figures he currently has in stock). We were tempted enough to pick up a few for ourselves. Check it out!
Fly Navy Heritage Trust is a charity trying to raise funds here in England to keep their Sea Vixen (a Cold War era) jet flying. Interestingly they have found, in a container of old parts, an IG-88 Droid head (not the actual prop, but the same car part used in the Star Wars films)! Actually, it is a Rolls Royce Nene engine flame tube from the jet exhaust which was used to make the classic Star Wars character's head. (It can also be found in Chalmun's cantina.) They've reached out to us because they'd like to auction it off. They believe it would be a fabulous way to raise funds for the charity! Check out the auction HERE and be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments.
Posted by Paul | April 14, 2016 at 11:01 AM EST |
Well, this is interesting. Some of you who managed to score the newest The Force Awakens figures on Hasbro Toy Shop's eBay store are getting backorder notices.... but only after a dispute is filed it seems. Click the thumbnail below to see what JTA reader Mike M. experiences with his transaction.
Posted by Paul | April 10, 2016 at 09:35 PM EST |
Check out this HUGE instant The Black Series 6" collection on eBay!
Posted by Paul | April 09, 2016 at 05:31 PM EST |
Folks, don't give into the hype that Asty and Hux are rare. They're commanding RIDICULOUS aftermarket prices. Place your pre-order for the entire wave at JTA sponsor Entertainment Earth and don't over pay. More of this wave is coming next month.
Posted by Paul | April 04, 2016 at 06:27 PM EST |
Hurry! Hasbro has put a ton of new products on their eBay store each with FREE shipping and normal MSRP! Hurry if you still need some figures! The Force Awakens and The Black Series [Phase III] are available! Between you and us, this feels like a product purge!
You want Maz Kanata and her lightsaber chest loose without the other figures? Well, you can get her for the price of all the figures from eBay seller tunghori. If you don't, then just check out the new loose pics posted in the auction.
Posted by Paul | March 29, 2016 at 07:43 PM EST |
eBay super seller tunghori has added loose versions of the latest Kylo Ren "unmasked" wave of figures in his store! Special thanks to JTA reader Scot G. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | March 28, 2016 at 09:08 PM EST |
If you're new to collecting, you're probably acclimating yourself to the splendid figure selection of 2008-2010's The Legacy Collection/Legacy Collection through our FlashBack Reviews. These figures are some of Hasbro's greatest efforts (after The Vintage Collection of course), and the line produced an unprecedented array of basic figures, exclusives and multipacks. Sometimes their magnificence is overshadowed by the wonderful TVC line and often get overlooked. Because we have been adding them to our FlashBack Reviews, we have been checking aftermarket values on some of them on eBay. To say we're astounded by what we've seen is an understatement. Some of the Expanded Universe loose prices will make your knees buckle. But even common repacked or repainted figures utilizing older sculpts like Boba Fett and Padmé Amidala command ridiculous premiums too. There are also some deals to check out too. Take some time and see just what is going on with this splendid collection of action figures!
Holy moly! Look at what these eBay auctions closed at for these figures! Stay tuned for when we find out just how these figures are definitely coming to us!
Posted by Paul | March 12, 2016 at 10:05 PM EST |
Let's place bets on how much this will go for by the time the auction is over.... Special thanks to JTA reader The Fiery Dawn for the alert to this eBay arrival.
UPDATE: It appears Ahsoka's box art has been revised.
Posted by Paul | February 12, 2016 at 03:10 PM EST |
JTA friend and reader Arnold Corso sends us a link to eBay seller rickhor409 who has custom soft-goods available for many Star Wars 6" figures. We highly suggest checking them out to see how you can make your figures look the way they were intended to look.
Posted by Chuck | February 09, 2016 at 08:20 AM EST |
JTA viewer Alientek has pointed out that long time eBay seller tunghori's store has become suddenly empty, as well as his auctions. For years tunghori has brought hard-to-find loose figures and newly revealed figures to collectors, usually at reasonable prices. Does this mean he's finally been shut down? We'll have to keep an eye on his store to see if it fills back up or disappears altogether.
Check out this new set of bootleg 6" figures showing up on eBay which includes the very first Emperor's Royal Guard in this scale. (We wonder if a Hasbro version is also in the works now....) Get this 6 piece set for $11.99! Special thanks to JTA reader Carlos C. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | February 05, 2016 at 11:23 AM EST |
There is an unstoppable aftermarket force when it comes to The Vintage Collection – the greatest Hasbro invention ever. And it is becoming overwhelming. Some of the most common figures that peg-warmed during its original run are commanding ridiculous amounts of money and ones that were hot at their release are nearly untouchable if you're interested in purchasing them today. Check out just what some eBayers are getting for these modern classic gems. It makes us wonder if this collection will one day compete with the actual vintage Kenner line from 1978-1985, because right now some of the TVC are more expensive than the figures from the 70s and 80s.... carded too! And now that we know that Hasbro doesn't have access to all of their older and recent sculpts, we may NEVER see many of these masterpieces again.
Posted by Paul | February 03, 2016 at 09:27 PM EST |
One of our readers directed our attention to what The Black Series [Phase I] Anakin Skywalker figure is commanding on the aftermarket. We personally never saw this wave hit retail, but we're just as shocked at what it's selling for on eBay. There are so many figures Hasbro needs to reissue in this line. It's definitely time to release a "greatest hits" case assortment out on the market to help kill these aftermarket prices.
Posted by Paul | January 29, 2016 at 01:42 PM EST |
Recently, the highly criticized TBS [P1] Luke Skywalker (#21) figure has gotten a bump in its aftermarket value. Typically, it's hard to find the figure less than $13.99 BEFORE shipping for those retailers that might still have it in stock. Hasbro's eBay store has the figure (and quite a few other TBS figures) for $9.99 with FREE shipping. Check it out! If you think about this price in terms of shipping and product, then you're technically only paying a couple of dollars for this figure. We're not even sure if Hasbro is making any money on this deal.
Posted by Paul | January 21, 2016 at 12:27 PM EST |
With special thanks to our friends at Yakface.com for the alert, eBay seller viperskingdom has added a ton of new figures to his auction list including the new Admiral Ackbar. From the images we learn that Admiral Ackbar comes with an opening mouth action feature just like a PEZ dispenser! Check this figure out and all the others loose and more!
Posted by Paul | January 13, 2016 at 05:07 PM EST |
eBay seller viperskingdom has restocked with quite a few Star Wars figures. If you're still trying to find TBS6 Captain Phasma, she can be purchased for $19.99 loose with FREE shipping. Likewise, you can get the TARGET exclusive TBS6 FO Riot Control Stormtrooper for $17.99 and FREE shipping too. But there are many other figrues available too! Check them out!
Posted by Paul | January 09, 2016 at 08:41 PM EST |
Tired of not finding any The Force Awakens figures at retail? Well, how about nine bootleg figures for under $10? JTA reader Marco V. directs our attention to a freaky, but interesting set of bootleg The Force Awakens figures on eBay.... and the set even includes Rey (with lightsaber no less)!
Posted by Paul | December 29, 2015 at 08:37 PM EST |
Wave 5 of The Black Series [Phase III] 6" line has once again surfaced on eBay. But look at the RIDICULOUS bids these four figures are fetching. These are going to be EVERYWHERE folks. This is complete nonsense. In the meantime, just enjoy looking at these figures in our RDRs until they are released officially to the market!
Posted by Paul | December 22, 2015 at 09:06 PM EST |
Hurry folks! Pre-order the Rey (Resistance Outfit) figure on eBay for only $99.99 each! Ridiculous.... Or get all three figures for $300! Special thanks to JTA reader SkyCommander for pointing out these laughs tonight!
Posted by Paul | December 21, 2015 at 03:08 PM EST |
If you recall from our exclusive look at The Black Series [Phase III] wave 5 coming in 2016, Han Solo had quite a few issues, most notably his mismatched sleeves compared to the jacket shell. A new eBay auction from New Zealand reveals that the figure looks to be corrected. This is great news! Special thanks to JTA reader Paul H. for the alert!
Posted by Paul | December 21, 2015 at 02:43 PM EST |
Check out this ultimate "Jabba's Palace" themed eBay auction. For those of you that adore all of the characters from Return Of The Jedi's first act, check out this incredible auction! Special thanks to JTA moderator sjefke for the alerting us to this cool auction. FYI - the seller also has a Cantina themed set as well as other cool lots. Check them out!
Posted by Paul | December 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM EST |
eBayer tunghori has gotten in some popular aftermarket loose figures including some gems from The Vintage Collection and The Legacy Collection. He also has in plenty of The Force Awakens figures that you just can't find at retail either!
Posted by Paul | December 13, 2015 at 08:36 PM EST |
Is The Force Awakens affecting older products now out of production? It certainly appears so by Sideshow Collectibles' latest actions, but check out for example The Black Series [Phase I] Luke Skywalker (#11) figure - the Bespin Fatigues one. Once a pretty bad peg-warmer, his aftermarket value is climbing briskly. JTA reader Michael W. suggests that there may be a reason for this. What do you think? Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | December 08, 2015 at 09:50 AM EST |
Buyer beware! Quite a few Asian eBay sellers are selling bootleg The Black Series [Phase I] "Darth Maul" figures. Some are as low as $17 and change. And sadly they're being sold by the 100s. Does Hasbro have any inkling of how much money they're losing by not reissuing this figure? There are clear differences between the bootleg and the original. For example, the original has the Star Wars logo in gray, not black. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is in this case. Special thanks to JTA reader Michael W. for the alert!.
Posted by Paul | December 06, 2015 at 11:29 AM EST |
JTA reader Michael G. alerts us to the fact that famed JTA eBayer tunghori has placed parts of wave 2 and wave 3 of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series [P3] line up for sale. Keep checking back as new figures are surely to be added
Posted by Paul | November 28, 2015 at 04:19 PM EST |
You might want to keep checking back with this eBay seller. (freemantoys). He has wave 3 of the Walmart exclusive The Black Series 3.75" figures and he currently has the Imperial Shock Trooper in stock for $39.99 and free shipping.
Posted by Paul | November 15, 2015 at 10:16 PM EST |
If you're interested to see more about the upcoming Walgreens exclusive Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) figure, there is a seller on eBay from Taiwan shipping these for FREE.