Sometimes I wonder....

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  1. Lucky13

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    Came across this one, while looking for Phantom stuff...Cutting Edge/Wild Hare 1/32 British Phantom FG.1/FGR.2 Conversion.

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    ....and it sold I think last year, in January, for.....wait for it.....£622.97!!?? :shock:

    Honestly, I mean....why? :rolleyes:
     
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    You've gotta be kidding me, 622 pounds??

    What the hell?
     
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    That'll be mates bidding together 'testing the waters' to get the punters in.
     
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    Without checking I think that the British Pound is about $2 USD. At over $1200 that kit had better be made out of platinum
     
  5. Lucky13

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    As we speak, or type, Mike....the $ v £ is 1.5318, so it went for $954.26!
     
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    Sheeite ! I converted a Revell 1/32nd scale kit, back in about 1979/80, which cost a bit of work, some Milliput and scratch-building, at around a fiver, on top of the price of the kit.
     
  7. Vic Balshaw

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    I don't mind forking out for some extras so as I can try and produce an interesting and challenging model……………….but that much………………..no way.

    Also just think of how many models you could get wit that kind of cash!
     
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    Exactly!!
     
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    Well shoot, a bargain then. It's made out of silver
     
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