COMIC I got a Gundam model as a gift, how to tell if its a fake

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Aw614, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. Aw614

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    My cousin of mine 2 years ago gave me a Gundam model and I let another relative build it and left it there; a 1/100 scale Gundam X, Gundam Leopard HG. Since the cousin who gave it to melives in NYC, they go to Chinatown, which I think it was bought there. I don't think they would know a fake from real, as we have recieve many things from them before they are popular; like Hello Kitty toys for my sister 3 years or more before I started seeing stuff in the US. I really don't think its a fake, as I have seen the exact model on EBay and some other sites that sell Gundam models. Looking up info on fake models, most said Bendi, mine had Bandai and made in Japan on it and the pieces fit perfectly, but it doesn't want to stand up. THe instruction manual is all in Japanese and looks real and even has a couple screens from the anime. Could it possibly be that the model was imported to the US and not a fake. This is what my friend says who as a fake Gundam model and it does not hold together. He bought his in mainland CHina.

    Heres a link of what the model looks like from one on EBay.
    This one looks like a fake
    This one looks like mine, same exact box art
     
  2. Taker

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    does the pieces snap on like it should?

    i bought a fake one before too, it sux shit
     
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    the fake one i got is the old version of that gundam...the green one
     
  5. Aw614

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    THe official one that keroberos posted looks like the one I have. Mine is the red one and the pieces snap in easily with no problem.
     
  6. gen5

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    i have yet seen a fake one using the bandai label, yours is real.
     
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    took some pictures of my model.

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    yours' real
     

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