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    how much will cost right now to get a complete MOTU Collection?

    I have started off my collection for MOTU this past week and below is my list so far:

    Loose:

    1) He Man (Mattel India)
    2) Battle Cat (Mattel India)
    3) Attak Track (Mattel India)
    4) Road Ripper (Mattel India)
    5) Tri-Klops (Mattel India)
    6) Man at Arms (might be getting soon Mattel India)

    Are these any rare?

    MOC:

    Evil Lyn (Vintage and Comm)
    Trap Jaw (Comm)
    Zodac (Comm)
    Clawful (Comm)
    Buzz Off (Comm)
    Tri-Klops (Comm)
    Orko (Vintage)
    Kobra Khan (Vintage)
    Tung Lashor (Vintage)
    Laser Light Skeletor (Vintage)

    Just wondering how much of a budget i will need to get the full vintage collection. I am not going to buy vintage toys which were reissued in commerative series as i am assuming they are the same unless forums members here tell me otherwise.

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    I do not own any Comm figures (though I might break down for the 2-packs instead of their vastly more expensive vintage brethren) but from what other Orgers have posted, they are definitely different. I heard that Mattel long ago destroyed the original molds so they had to cast new molds from vintage figures! This meant the Comm figures were slightly different. I know the facepaint on many of them is noticably different.

    As for $$$ for a full vintage collection - do you mean figures alone or figures/vehicles/beasts/playsets/etc? I'm guessing $10,000 minimum for everything, maybe more. Others here would know better than I would.

    In either case, best of luck!
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    Mattel India

    what about MOTU figures from india are they any rare?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thunderpunchheman View Post
    what about MOTU figures from india are they any rare?
    it really depends on what you are buying

    AFA
    MOC
    Loose

    Personally i've been collecting for 12 years and just vintage along AFA and i'm still about 20 pieces short i've already spent according to my spreadsheet.. $17,365.00 and with Stactions and MOTUC and 200X i've spent 28,000.00 and change... i'm thinking i could buy a nice car with that

    but again i purchase AFA and MOC.. but 95% are AFA

    now if you are buying loose it's much cheaper and if you are buying Leo figs or any international variant figs they typically have a higher cost value to them..

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    Thanks AGE and SunDevil. Thats definitely a lot of money . On the other hand, are MOTU figures from Mattel India any rare?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thunderpunchheman View Post
    Thanks AGE and SunDevil. Thats definitely a lot of money . On the other hand, are MOTU figures from Mattel India any rare?

    I'm not an expert on the Leo figs but yes they can be.. there are some collectors on these boards that collect only Leo figs.

    I personally collect US and Canadian figs, and Canadian are very rare simply, they didn't make many of them
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