Monday, August 17, 2009

eBay Roundup 2009.08.17

More eBay sales from July...


MAJOR MATT MASON SPACE SLED & FIGURE MINT ON CARD 1966

eBay Auction #390067277830
Ending Bid: $910.00
End Date: Jul 17, 2009 11:22:26 PDT

Description:
AS USUAL, LOW STARTING BID AND NO RESERVE! WE ARE LISTING ANOTHER MAJOR MATT MASON ITEM THIS WEEK, AS WELL AS OTHER VINTAGE TOYS, SO PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS. RE-LIVE YOUR CHILDHOOD WITH MATTEL'S MAN IN SPACE! THIS IS A MAJOR MATT MASON FIGURE, WITH SPAE SLED, JET PROPULSION PACK, AND HELMET. MINT ON CARD, RIGHT OF THE RACK FROM YOUR FAVORITE TOY STORE IN 1966. THE CARD OFFERS DEEP BLACK COLOR, NO FOLDS OR CHIPPING. LOOKS AS IF PURCHASED TODAY. I PURCHASED THIS FROM A TOY DEALER IN JAPAN, THUS THE INFORMATION SHEET WHICH IS SEALED ON THE BACK. THE IMAGES SEEM TO ALIGN WITH THE ORIGINAL INFORMATION. THE DECALS ARE VIBRANT WITH COLOR, AS WELL AS THE PHOTOGRAPHS. NO CARDBOARD BUCKLING, PLEASE SEE THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH. SIMPLY A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF THIS TOY IN EVERY WAY. WE COMBINE ITEMS TO SAVE ON SHIPPING, SO PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS FOR OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST. SHIPPING IN THE U.S. WILL BE 7.50 PRIORITY S&H WITH DELIVERY CONFRIMATION. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING (WE SHIP ALL OVER THE GLOBE) IS AVAILBLE. QUESTIONS? PLEASE ASK! INSURANCE AVAILBLE. HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, AND THANKS FOR LOOKING!












My Take:
This Flight Carded example sold for a bit more that I would have expected - lately I've seen them in the $600 range - however not only is this is an exceptional example condition-wise (condition is everything with a store-stock collectable toy) but this is also a Japanese-market example which are exceedingly rare (I own two, an MMM Flight Card from this same seller and a Moon Suit Card accessory pack). I like the extreme close-ups, especially of the corners - you know EXACTLY what you're getting with this well done ad. It's been a while since a Flight Card example has appeared on eBay so I'm not too surprised at the winning bid. There may be some increase in premium example sales as news of the Tom Hank's movie becomes more widely known.


Leadworks Major Matt Mason Clone Pair Mint On Cards!!

eBay Auction #390067048501
Ending Bid: $100
End Date: Jul 16, 2009 20:26:12 PDT

Description:
Leadworks MAJOR MATT MASON CLONES (2)

This auction is for two (2) figures, one in each color suit. These guys are Mint on Cards. They were part of the original shipments to the US I received in the heyday of the Leadwork's figures. I was the first person to get these in the US when they first appeared :D. I was going through some boxes in storage and found that I still had a couple. My find is your gain.

As we all know Mattel shut Leadwork's down almost as soon as knowledge of these figures hit our shores. Here is your chance to get a couple of genuine ‘contraband’ MMM figures, a fun item to have with the Major Matt Mason movie Starring Tom Hanks in the works


My Take:
From what I've seen this is about the going price for the carded LB figures - sometimes slightly more or slightly less but $50 each is average. The bagged figures (usually sold unbagged but with an original MMM accessory) sells for slightly less, depending on the accessory.

Not much going on so far for August.

-- John

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