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Old July 4 2013, 11:43 PM   #3257
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Re: The Action Figure and Toy Collecting and Discussion Thread!

Hasbro (and other companies) price gouging on the MSRPs is a popular theory that holds a lot of weight in the collecting community. Some price increases over the course of time are justified because of increased labor and material costs in China and that gets predictably and understandably passed along to the consumer, but it doesn't explain why NECA can turn out a product that is about the same size or even larger, looks much better, is aimed at a more adult and sophisticated buyer and and costs two dollars less.
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