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PostSubject: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 21, 2012 4:21 pm

Hi, can anybody tell me how much these two glasslite figures worth, both in good condition with original sabres intact?

Luke & Vader Glasslite (Complete)

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! GdnEX
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 21, 2012 5:59 pm

Also these five......

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! TlT31
Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! TpXI5
Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! Dj9mf

thanks once again

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 21, 2012 11:12 pm

It looks like prices have been fluctuating drastically:
http://www.ebay.com.au/csc/i.html?_sacat=0&_from=R40&LH_Complete=1&_nkw=glasslite+star+wars&LH_PrefLoc=2&_arm=1&_armm=63&_ruu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fcsc%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_from%3DR40%26LH_Complete%3D1%26_nkw%3Dglasslite%2Bstar%2Bwars%26_arr%3D1&LH_AvailTo=15

so $100 for the complete figures( maybe a bit more ), $50 each for the rest.
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 2:18 am

For the complete Luke and vader in the first pics i would actually say more..

They look in nice shape and the sabers are nice...i think $100 each would be a steal
personally....

The other figs James is on the button i reckon, but the GL C3po goes for some crazy
prices so if you can get him for 50 i would grab him...
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 3:06 am

thanks for the info & ebay link showing the sold items.


PS What makes the Droids C3-PO so special, is it the "black" eyes on the glasslite version, my kenner has blue?

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 4:15 am


The Kenner and Glasslite Droids lines differ not very much:

http://forum.rebelscum.com/t1074918/

I am 100% sure I have seen once a thread (on RS?) with side-to-side comparison pis, Kenner Droids vs Glasslite Droids. I could not find it so easily.

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 4:41 am

You guys are awesome, thank you.

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 1:45 pm

Something looks wrong On that droids 3po you posted. The eyes look filled with whitemarker and dotted with a pen. This surely does not look factory.
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 22, 2012 3:06 pm

@Stargeezer wrote:
Something looks wrong On that droids 3po you posted. The eyes look filled with whitemarker and dotted with a pen. This surely does not look factory.

Here's my other Glasslite C3-PO from my personnel collection....

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! OPDGH
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Quote :
but the GL C3po goes for some crazy prices


Like how much?

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 23, 2012 12:55 am

@walkie wrote:
@Stargeezer wrote:
Something looks wrong On that droids 3po you posted. The eyes look filled with whitemarker and dotted with a pen. This surely does not look factory.

Here's my other Glasslite C3-PO from my personnel collection....

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! OPDGH
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ouch...not sure on those but these eyes doesnt look very good IMO......looks pretty much selfmade!

No expert at all on those, but I cannot imagine glasslite doing such a bad paintjob.

any experts??
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Carded Glasslite version with one eye bigger then the other....

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Loads of other loose "strange" eyed photos on the net, but all loose so they prove nothing.

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 24, 2012 12:32 pm

yeah but the white on yours is much more irregular (overpainted blue eyes?) and the balck dots looks like made with a pen...not really precise.

I can only guess its a fake (Kenner version build to a glasslite version) because I have none of those, but Im pretty good in spotting faked paint....though

I would ask an expert, but I have seriously doubts

Hope the best

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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 24, 2012 3:18 pm

As i said before and like Wolff says, the carded example you show has much better looking eyes then the loose ones you show. + i thought the eyes should be blue.

Not An expert aswell, but foreign licensed figures should have more decent paint applications then those loose examples.
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 25, 2012 12:41 pm

Being that these are my figures being discussed, let me chime in and correct everyone on here.

First off, it's WELL established that there are TWO different Droids C-3P0 variations. One with black eyes and one with blue. The black eyed version is harder to find but is a legit variation nonetheless and i've seen several examples over the years with just as bad, if not worse eyes than this one. It's also well-established fact that Glasslite paint jobs are actually notoriously poor, as was the plastic used by the company to make the figures. So contrary the opinions bandied about here, these are not painted Kenner figures made to look Glasslite. Unreal that the assumption was even made by someone who claims to know international variations so well.

These figures came directly from a solid Brazilian contact of mine YEARS ago and have been in my personal collection since.
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PostSubject: Re: Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!!   Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 25, 2012 1:07 pm

@walkie wrote:
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but the GL C3po goes for some crazy prices


Like how much?

@aussiejames wrote:
From Joe Y's for sales : " An ultra rare Glasslite Droids C-3PO, The card is in great shape, the top of the bubble is serverly cracked. The figure
could possibly be removed, but even loose this figure is very rare. $225 obo "
so without card $100- $150 ?
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@Shane Turgeon wrote:
Being that these are my figures being discussed, let me chime in and correct everyone on here.

First off, it's WELL established that there are TWO different Droids C-3P0 variations. One with black eyes and one with blue. The black eyed version is harder to find but is a legit variation nonetheless and i've seen several examples over the years with just as bad, if not worse eyes than this one. It's also well-established fact that Glasslite paint jobs are actually notoriously poor, as was the plastic used by the company to make the figures. So contrary the opinions bandied about here, these are not painted Kenner figures made to look Glasslite. Unreal that the assumption was even made by someone who claims to know international variations so well.

These figures came directly from a solid Brazilian contact of mine YEARS ago and have been in my personal collection since.

shane your han looks like he's been on an all nighter lol!
but if anybody needs any reassurance that these are legit,it's the fact that shanes selling them as such.thats as good a guarantee anybody should need Cool

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@Shane Turgeon wrote:
Being that these are my figures being discussed, let me chime in and correct everyone on here.

First off, it's WELL established that there are TWO different Droids C-3P0 variations. One with black eyes and one with blue. The black eyed version is harder to find but is a legit variation nonetheless and i've seen several examples over the years with just as bad, if not worse eyes than this one. It's also well-established fact that Glasslite paint jobs are actually notoriously poor, as was the plastic used by the company to make the figures. So contrary the opinions bandied about here, these are not painted Kenner figures made to look Glasslite. Unreal that the assumption was even made by someone who claims to know international variations so well.

These figures came directly from a solid Brazilian contact of mine YEARS ago and have been in my personal collection since.

I believe that Shane is correct on this.

I have 2 Glasslites C3PO MOCs and the figures have black eyes with not a very good paint job - here they are:-

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3POGlassliteDroidsP-fullfrontview-1 Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3POGlassliteDroidsP-figurefullview Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! Th_C-3POGlassliteDroidsP-bubblecrack11

Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3POGlassliteDroidsP2-fullfrontview-1 Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3POGlassliteDroidsP-figurefullview Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3POGlassliteDroidsP2-figureleftview

My Kenner Canada Droids MOC C3PO has blue eyes and a better paint job - Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! DroidsC3PO

I cant tell what the colour of the eyes are on my Kenner Drods C3PO MOC as the bubble has yellowed quite a bit - Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3PODroidsKenner12UNPY-fullfrontview Glasslite valuation needed & C3-PO's 'strange' eyes!! C-3PODroidsKenner12UNPY-righttopbubbleview-dent

Hope this helps clears things up. If I somehow made it worse :I am stupid: I apologise

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@Shane Turgeon wrote:
It's also well-established fact that Glasslite paint jobs are actually notoriously poor, as was the plastic used by the company to make the figures.

Yeah - the plastic is the sure-fire way to determine whether a Droids GL figure is legit. It's not at all soft/rubbery like non-vac metalized Kenner figures... it's hard and brittle just like the vac-metalized figures (DSD, 3PO). That's why you can't swap out missing limbs.

I was really surprised to see people questioning the authenticity here. The eyes are very typical.

It still amazes me that these GL figures don't command much of a premium even in the variation community given their staggering rarity among production figures.
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Thanks for the MOC photos, i never doubted my loose C-3PO. I always felt the "imperfect" paint job looked factory finished to me, rather then an altered toy by some scammer.

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@Shane Turgeon wrote:
Being that these are my figures being discussed, let me chime in and correct everyone on here.

First off, it's WELL established that there are TWO different Droids C-3P0 variations. One with black eyes and one with blue. The black eyed version is harder to find but is a legit variation nonetheless and i've seen several examples over the years with just as bad, if not worse eyes than this one. It's also well-established fact that Glasslite paint jobs are actually notoriously poor, as was the plastic used by the company to make the figures. So contrary the opinions bandied about here, these are not painted Kenner figures made to look Glasslite. Unreal that the assumption was even made by someone who claims to know international variations so well.

These figures came directly from a solid Brazilian contact of mine YEARS ago and have been in my personal collection since.

Thanks for the clarification.

I don't believe it's unreal that an opinion was expressed and followed with advice to consult an expert on the matter. Nobody is 100% correct all of the time.
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