Richie Ramos (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Wed, 18 Aug 1999 19:31:24 +0800


>>basically, it's a metal plated 1/100 DSHC, with a box that is a blue
>>version of the normal kitbox. it has a paper ring around it proclaiming it
>>to be the philippines edition. sealed in plastic, usually.
>>there are at least five to ten of them in all major SM toy kingdom stores,
>>and a lot of other shops have it. actually, am not very impressed.
>Have you seen the HK edition of the same kit? I wonder if the plating is
>the same. The HK edition is basically plated in black and chrome. The
>box was also a blue and white box, but of course no paper ribbon around
>the box.
>Someone's auctioning it for $60.00 on eBay here,
>http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=146898734
>how much is he making?
>Eddie

a lot. about 20 dollars profit, give or take. that philippines edition
sounds like the hongkong edition alright. I expected that. bandai isn't
beyond such a stupid gimmick.

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