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    Fraudulent Frankenstein #1 auction

    This number has been changed. I know who bought the real number one. He's a member here. This is a scam!

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Number-ME...frcectupt=true


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    Yeah, you can tell the number is off center, and I know how easily the numbers rub off. Probably was something like 9201, and they erased the 920.

    Wow! The auction's over and someone bought it! This will only encourage the seller to do it again. Actually, looking over his history of sold items, he/she has done it before...with a green shirt Kirk. No conscience, this one. To me, this ranks up there with forging celebrity autographs.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Number-ME...p2047675.l2557
    Last edited by RonnyG; Feb 8, '19 at 4:58 AM.

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    That seller is oh so wrong

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    Would make a great title for a comic book.

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    Wow. Some poor person paid $350 for a $20 toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emce hammer View Post
    would make a great title for a comic book.
    fire good?

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    Quote Originally Posted by enyawd72 View Post
    Wow. Some poor person paid $350 for a $20 toy.
    He's probably not poor if he has that kind of money to burn on a toy (that's not even vintage), but I know what you mean. lol
    Sad that somebody can place such a high value on a sticker with numbers that aren't even permanent and that can be easily altered.
    Last edited by RonnyG; Feb 8, '19 at 5:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LonnieFisher View Post
    This number has been changed. I know who bought the real number one. He's a member here. This is a scam!

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Number-ME...frcectupt=true

    Lonnie is quite correct ,i found frankenstein #1 and #2 back in oct .i keep receipts of everything i buy from ebay and retail on my mego buys .from FTC,Bif bang pow and the new megos at retail,i got notebooks of all .also i
    record my buys on a calander and took lots of pics ( have a whole stack printed out ) especially on the new megos at target .if i knew how to post pics (which i still havent learned yet)i would show a pic of the
    two figures .i am no expert ,but i did find them at retail .heres the story .back in sept i found 1 frankie gorn and samantha ,that was the 30th nothing great as for number at that time .i went back on the way to
    work and saw that there were 2 of each frankie,gorn and sam again .i wanted a loose of each ,noticed franky was #1 .i useally dont care about numbers .but lower are better .my first thought was yeah right what are the odds.
    this was at mall 205 target port ore .i live a short distance away .then the very next week on oct 11th i stop by the cascades target ,i was looking for the other characters in wave 2 .and again they had gotten in
    2 of each characters of frankie gorn and sam .i already had them ,wasnt going to buy ,noticed frankie was #2 .my first though was someone must be messing with collectors by wiping numbers off ,cause the odds
    were like "yeah sure" .doesnt make sense someone would do this ,but who knows ?. but i bought it anyways .now mall 205 was getting a lot of frankensteins once or twice a week with gorn and sam .the frankies were
    rather low numbers i saw a #19 # 28 ,that sort of thing ,i bought #28 cause the card was better and it was during that $ 11.99 20% off deal .i didnt buy any more frankies.leave them for someone else .Lonnie reported
    finding low numbers as well ,i believe he found a #9 for example .since i read on this mego museum about numbers being wiped out ,i didnt think all these were true at first .for some reason ,whatever reason
    Portland ore got a lot of frankensteins gorns and sam .205 must have gotten 20-25 boxs from sept 30th till jan 4th ,which is the last time i saw those out.frankie always sold out in a day or so ,the longest
    i saw him at any time was 3 days,gorn about 2 weeks and sam you can still get there .now i bought 6 total .Lonnie bought a few .i cant prove in a court of law that i found #1 & # 2 .but with all that activity with these targets in portland ,and i went to 4 at different times and saw frankies a lot .Lonnie more so .and i took a lot of pics .so until an expert tells me otherwise ,i guess i got # 1 # 2 .its just sad that someone bought a fake for $300 .
    i would never ever buy such a thing on ebay ,if its to good to be true,it probably is ,in my case ,at retail who really knows ,however the odds of a fake are far less .also when mirror set # 2 came out at 205 ,i asked this
    kid employee if he had any other single carded megos on his stock cart ?,he said no,but then said yes and opened a box ,more frankies,gorns and sams .i bought 1 franky ,he wasnt a to low number ,but that was the
    last one i bought ,and got a box that they were shipped in .that was oct 25th .

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    ps #1 frankie was found on oct 3rd .i forgot to put that in

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    More proof that these collectible numbers are just a fool's game.

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