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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:50 am

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gavinfuzzy wrote:Im no G1 expert but chances are, this is a KO or a result of the factory workers screwing around (like clear convoy)

The rims or the car here are solid silver pieces while the G1 cliff/bee had detailing...

But i could be wrong... ;)


I know it's hard, but read the article I posted. It says the Peruvian Bumblebees and Cliffjumpers had plastic tires instead of rubber. I'd say it's pretty legit, but the Cliffjumper head still throws me off. Could it be an attempt towards Show-accuracy, like Pretender Bumblebee was with its Cliffjumper head, or just a silly mistake?

Unless we find a peach-colored Cliffjumper (one that isn't a VW Beetle) we'll never know.
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby Quantum Reflex » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:53 am

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
gavinfuzzy wrote:Im no G1 expert but chances are, this is a KO or a result of the factory workers screwing around (like clear convoy)

The rims or the car here are solid silver pieces while the G1 cliff/bee had detailing...

But i could be wrong... ;)


I know it's hard, but read the article I posted. It says the Peruvian Bumblebees and Cliffjumpers had plastic tires instead of rubber. I'd say it's pretty legit, but the Cliffjumper head still throws me off. Could it be an attempt towards Show-accuracy, like Pretender Bumblebee was with its Cliffjumper head, or just a silly mistake?

Unless we find a peach-colored Cliffjumper (one that isn't a VW Beetle) we'll never know.


Thanks for taking this mystery on JelZe GoldRabbit, And everybody else who has had a Look at this, I am with you on the authenticity too Mr GoldRabbit, I'm thinking that when they did a Run of peach CJ & BB that they might of all been on the same sprue, or some how they ran out of BB heads due to breakage etc, Or the last Idea is that this happened after it left the factory, somebody owned a peach BB and CJ and swapped around themselves, I like the Pretender Idea but think the guys at the Lynsa factory wouldn't of been that interested in toy accuracy. I bought this from A guy in Peru (And it wasn't cheap!) it was only on Ebay for a mater of Minutes with a Buy Now option, As a BB fan I check Ebay religiously every half hour or so during the day. I was very lucky because I've never seen a Blue or Peach one on Ebay before and have heard that the Blue bee isn't as rare as the peach one, so I checked the photo against the Net photos and it was the same - solid wheels with different hubcaps, peach toned and Hasbro stamped, Identical all apart from this mysterious Head!!! between CJ & BB mini bot moulds - only the heads & back panel can be interchanged, all other parts have minor differences so can't be changed. I also wondered if there is anyone out here with a Lynsa CJ.
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby leonidio1 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:01 pm

Hi, from my experience I can tell that this is a legit lynsa BB peach. the QC of lynsa wasn´t the greatest and more than a couple of minicars had the heads misplaced. hope this helps regards leo.-
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:09 pm

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leonidio1 wrote:Hi, from my experience I can tell that this is a legit lynsa BB peach. the QC of lynsa wasn´t the greatest and more than a couple of minicars had the heads misplaced. hope this helps regards leo.-


Got any photos of those misassembled toys? Just curious, this may seal the deal.
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby Quantum Reflex » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:25 pm

Thanks Leo, You just put a collectors mind to ease, do u collect Lynsa by any chance?
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby Quantum Reflex » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:40 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
leonidio1 wrote:Hi, from my experience I can tell that this is a legit lynsa BB peach. the QC of lynsa wasn´t the greatest and more than a couple of minicars had the heads misplaced. hope this helps regards leo.-


Got any photos of those misassembled toys? Just curious, this may seal the deal.



Indeed, That would sort it, or this could be the first instance of photo evidence.
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby leonidio1 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 2:40 pm

I live in argentina, and I've been looking for southamericans minibots quite a bit, sadly I don't have any with the wrong head but i've seen a couple. the lynsa ones are among the toughest to find. I only got my hands on a couple of gears, a yellow BB and a dark green brawn. Leo.-
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby ras » Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:09 pm

Hi.

I know I'm a little late to the topic, I just noticed it while browsing.

That is indeed a legit Peruvian Lynsa Mini. As someone else mentioned; QC issues such as this have cropped up in the past. I myself have a yellow Bumblebee with peach head.

Congrats on your find, and hope this helps.

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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby Quantum Reflex » Sat May 04, 2013 2:41 am

WOW, a yellow with peach head, I am super stoked at this reveal!! now that's a find... Please please post a picture! i would love to see your gem! I have never seen a yellow one with a different head! also the lynsa yellow plastic is unique in comparison to all other yellow bees, I had the chance to get one once but it was without a Head! gutted! Ideally I like to own a yellow with yellow head and a peach with bumblebee head mould to be complete. Peace.
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Re: HELP! UNIQUE LYNSA PERU BUMBLEBEE FOUND

Postby craggy » Sat May 04, 2013 10:11 am

the peach colour is disturbing. looks like he's wearing spike.
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