Author Topic: Where to get Figures these days?  (Read 2969 times)

Offline Macruran

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Re: Where to get Figures these days?
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2022, 05:10:26 »
The US site used to sell whole boxes. Maybe still do.
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Re: Where to get Figures these days?
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2022, 05:14:12 »
I'm only seeing individual bags, unless the boxes are under a different heading.

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Re: Where to get Figures these days?
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2022, 11:09:58 »
Playmobil ought to sell full sets on their website. I bet people would buy them.

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Re: Where to get Figures these days?
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2022, 12:54:54 »
I have seen mystery figures for sale in a shops which don't normally sell PM (e.g. Asda, a supermarket), so perhaps the marketing strategy is to offer cases for sale to such retailers, in the hopes of getting a toehold into a larger market for PM sets? Anyway, the PM web shop only offers them on a similar basis to how they are available in retail shops; pot luck which figure you get.

If you can find a sympathetic toy shop owner (first problem, find a toy shop!) they might be willing to order you a case of mystery figures. When I did this for Series 4 (a long time ago!), I got 4 of each figure for slightly less than the retail price each.
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