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Everyone that donates a Transformers item to the TFcon Toronto 2016 charity auction for Make-A-Wish Canada will be entered into a draw for a huge Transformers prize pack, including a Frank Welker VIP ticket for the convention. Even people that can not attend the convention can enter for a personalized autograph from Megatron himself. The charity auction is on Friday, July 15th at 8pm co-hosted by Dan Gilvezan the voice of G1 Bumblebee. Thanks in advance to everyone for helping get the word out about this to help us raise money for this great charity. Check out the video below for more details.
Joe Moscone wrote:Following last year's first successful attempt at auctioning items from my personal toy collection to benefit our fundraising efforts in support of RECEPTIONS FOR RESEARCH: THE GREG OLSEN FOUNDATION, we're back at it again!
I wanted to share details of our eBay charity auction with you. If you're able to spread the word with your friends and readers, we will be eternally grateful.
What it's all about ...
For me, it began seven years ago, when I first learned of Receptions For Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation, an incredible group devoted to providing hospitals, doctors and scholars across the nation the resources necessary to treat and enrich the lives of those affected by various forms of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
Since 2010, I have led a small group of friends - we call ourselves the New Jersey Grabowskis - in fundraising for the foundation through a variety of local community and social media tactics. Last year, my girlfriend Caitlin and I introduced the charity toy auction into the fray in an attempt to take our fundraising efforts to the next level - and boy did it ever!
My team has now raised more than $80,000 since we began seven years ago, and as we approach the homestretch of this year's campaign, we're hoping that you can help us elevate our fundraising once again by sharing word of our charity eBay auctions with your friends and readers.
We are auctioning a variety of toys and collectibles from our personal collection. I gathered all these items during my many years working with Hasbro's Entertainment Brands and through friends in the industry. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each and every item in this auction will go to Receptions For Research. Unlike last year, when we posted a dozen or so items a week across a month or so, this year we're putting everything (30+ items) up all at once for a single 7-day run. IT'S LIVE NOW!
Here's a link to our eBay auction: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574891718&toolid=10001&campid=5336631220&customid=transformers&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fm.html%3F_nkw%3D%26_armrs%3D1%26_ipg%3D%26_from%3D%26_dmd%3D2%26_ssn%3Dcelgin013%26_sop%3D16
The eBay page hosting the auction is that of my girlfriend, Caitlin Elgin, a fellow New Jersey Grabowskis fundraiser.
A full list of items being auctioned for charity is below
Attached is a shot of just some of them items being auctioned
Again, thank you for your time and please let me know if you're able to help us spread the word for this great cause!
All our best,
Joe & Cait
Joe's personal donation page: http://bit.ly/1Wt967y
Caitlin's personal donation page: http://bit.ly/1WTMBsj
#KickCancer #R4RFoundation #NJGrabowskis #CHRKicks16
Items being auctioned:
- Sealed Case - Mezco Toyz RARE 7" Hellboy II Action Figures
- SDCC 2012 Hasbro Exclusive RARE Hollywood Jem and The Holograms Doll
- TRU Exclusive 2006 Transformers Robots In Disguise Soundwave w/ Laserbeak and Ravage
- Mr. Potato Head - Marvel Iron Man 2 "Tony Starch"
- G.I. Joe 25th Ann. Cobra H.I.S.S. Tank w/ Driver
- Hasbro Indiana Jones 3.75" Raiders Of The Lost Ark Indiana Jones action figure
- Star Wars Celebration V 2010 Hasbro Exclusive 3.75" 4-LOM & Zuckuss figure set
- Starting Lineup 1990 Series - NFL Christian Okoye Kansas City Chiefs figure
- Starting Lineup 1990 Series - MLB Bo Jackson figure Kansas City Royals figure
- SDCC 2014 Hasbro Exclusive Mighty Muggs ROM figure
- Transformers BotCon 2005 Exclusive Decepticon Skywarp figure
- Transformers Mighty Muggs G1 Prowl
- Hasbro Star Wars 30th Ann. Commemorative Coin
- Target Exclusive Star Wars 3.75" Utapau Shadow Trooper action figure
- My Little Pony 3-Pack Mini Figurines - Lotus Blossom, Zecora and Pinkie Pie
- POP! Vinyl Funko Figure - Maleficent
- G.I. Joe 25th Ann. Hasbro Collectible Playing Cards Deck
- 'Transformers Animated' Hasbro Convention Staff Mechanic Shirt (circa '08)
- Star Wars The Original Trilogy series 3.75" Darth Vader action figure
- SDCC 2012 Disney Vinylmation So Tasty Cotton Candy Figure w/ Jerk Paper Hat
- Star Wars Hasbro 3.75" Boba Fett Prototype Armor (White) action figure
- Tooth Tunes Star Wars Electronic Tooth Brush
- SDCC 2010 Hasbro Exclusive Marvel Spider-Man Movie Spidey Suit action figure
- Star Wars Mighty Muggs Boba Fett
- Hasbro Star Wars Father's Day 2-Pack w/ Luke Skywalker & Darth Vader
- Hasbro Exclusive Marvel Universe 3.75" Old Man Logan action figure
- SDCC 2006 Hasbro Exclusive Star Wars 3.75" 501st Legion Stormtrooper action figure
- SDCC 2007 Hasbro Exclusive G.I. Joe 3.75" "Pimp Daddy Destro" action figure (Gold Head)
- SDCC 2007 Hasbro Exclusive Star Wars 3.75" Ralph McQuarrie Obi-Wan & Yoda action figure set
- SDCC 2009 Hasbro Exclusive Star Wars 3.75" Legacy Collection Luke Skywalker ("Smiling Luke") action figure
- SDCC 2013 Hasbro Exclusive My Little Pony DJ Pon-3 figure
- SDCC 2008 Hasbro Exclusive G.I. Joe 3.75" Cobra Commander action figure (Blue Suit)
Transformers Cartoon Animation Bible for Cel. Model sheets. More Than Meets The Eye. G1
This is a complete 68 page animators bible for the first Transformers cartoon episode More Than Meets The Eye (Arrival From Cybertron in the UK) I obtained this from a former Marvel USA employee over 15 years ago. The pages are a strange size, larger than a normal letter size and longer, I’ve not seen paper this size anywhere else. It includes the animation design for every 1984 character plus humans, the Ark and Shockwave. It also includes designs for how each character should be shown to Transform. Some robot names are incorrect or switched as this was put together during the early stages of Transformers creation. There are also pages to show the height comparisons between robots and how robots mouths should move. It’s very rare to find a full intact set such as this. I’ve deliberately only shown parts of each page to preserve the exclusivity of the images. I am starting bidding at just 5 bucks a page! No reserve! If you need any more information just ask. Lots more pictures below, take a look!
Though the holiday season for giving extravagant gifts will have come and gone by the end of January, Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will sell two ultimate toys at its Scottsdale auction. This duo of the most famous vehicles in the world from the Hollywood big screen will cross the block at WestWorld … and they can be yours.
Optimus Prime®, the iconic truck from the “Transformers™” movie franchise will sell to the highest bidder in front of a capacity crowd that includes more than 300,000 event participants and 5.5 million television viewers worldwide. Fear not, Optimus will not be alone. It will be accompanied by its brother-in-arms, a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro used in “Transformers 4: Age of Extinction,” known as Bumblebee™.
Lot #1325.1 - When it came to creating the first live-action "Transformers" movie, the most important characterization was certainly that of "Optimus Prime." An entire team of artists and illustrators worked tirelessly, drawing potential trucks and cars, trying to zero in on just the right look for each robot/vehicle. When the film's production designer showed Michael Bay a photo of the enormous Peterbilt tractor, the director was immediately taken by the lines and size of the truck, even through he know he would face intense criticism for his choice - in the same way he did for selecting a GM Camaro in place of the original VW Beetle known as the beloved robot Bumblebee. Both of Bay's picks ended up enthralling new audiences as well as diehard fans of the sci-fi series. The Peterbilt, a more aggressive truck, was also used as Bay's tip-of-the-hat to Steven Spielberg's 1971 film, "Duel." This vehicle is one of the tractors used. It was a picture and stunt vehicle and is being sold "AS-IS" and "WITH ALL FAULTS" and is subject to execution of a Paramount Waiver. **SOLD ON BILL OF SALE ONLY. NOT CURRENTLY STREET LEGAL, FOR DISPLAY ONLY, MAY NOT BE EMISSIONS COMPLIANT IN ALL 50 STATES.**
Lot #1325.2 - "Bumblebee," Resto-Mod built to use in the fourth installment of the "Transformers" film franchise, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay, the current owner of the vehicle. LS2 fuel-injected Corvette engine, 6-speed overdrive transmission, custom suspension, mini tubs, Wilwood brakes plus added stunt extra caliper, 9" Ford rear end, touchscreen navigation stereo system, custom three-piece racing wheels, Nitto low-profile tires, hideaway headlights, custom Halo LED yellow headlights, yellow Ridetech "TigerCage" rollcage, custom-made carbon-fiber fender flares and front splitter, power hood latch, satin black paint with high-gloss yellow accents, carbon-fiber engine covers, Auto Meter Cobalt gauges, system kill within glovebox, Eddie Motorsport hood hinges, custom billet core support bars with yellow accents, smoothed firewall, hydraulic braking assist. Audi flush-mount door handles. Late-model Camaro seats. Autographed by its current owner, Michael Bay.
HEADS UP: The link to the two auctions for the signed prints are here;
For Print 0/200 go to http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574891718&toolid=10001&campid=5336631220&customid=transformers&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fitm%2F171907839687
For Print 1/200 go to http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574891718&toolid=10001&campid=5336631220&customid=transformers&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fitm%2F171907840828
Those links are for the UK eBay site. If you want to find them on the US eBay site or any others do a search for 'Signed Limited Edition Transformers lithographic print' it will list them both.
Both of the prints in the auction are signed by all the attending guests at this years AutoAssembly.
Thanks to one and all.
ALL proceeds to Make-A-Wish UK
I wanted to share details of our eBay charity auction with you. If you’re able to spread the word with your friends, readers and/or social media followers, we will be eternally grateful. Of course, if you want to bid on items yourself, have at it!
What it’s all about…
Since 2010, I’ve supported Receptions For Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation, an incredible organization devoted to providing hospitals, doctors and scholars across the nation the resources necessary to treat and enrich the lives of those affected by various forms of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
This year, we’re introducing an auction into the fundraising mix to try and raise even more money for this wonderful organization and build on the nearly $59,000 we’ve raised since 2010. I think we can do it with your help!
Through mid-June, we’re auctioning a variety of toys and collectibles from my personal stash. I gathered all these items during my many years working with Hasbro’s Entertainment Brands. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each and every item in this auction will go to Receptions For Research. Our plan is to post several auctions through mid-June, each with a new selection of approximately 15-20 items.
NOTE: The eBay page hosting the auction is my girlfriend’s, Caitlin Elgin, who is also part of my fundraising team—the New Jersey Grabowskis. Here’s a link to our eBay auction: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&pub=5574891718&toolid=10001&campid=5336631220&customid=transformers&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fcelgin013%2Fm.html
Attached is a list of most of the items to be auctioned between now and mid-June (end date TBD). I’ve also attached a couple of photos that I previously shared on Twitter that show the massive amount of stuff we’ll be auctioning. If you have any questions, please let me know.
Again, thank you for your time and please let me know if you’re able to help us spread the word for this great cause!
All our best,
Joe & Cait
Personal Donation Page: http://bit.ly/1KabqX9
Personal Donation Page: http://bit.ly/1EeAojB
#KickCancer #R4RFoundation #Grabowskis
This Sketch is to raise money for Cancer Research, Together with the other Lenten Experiment Pieces I hope to raise a substantial amount of money for the charity.
Bare in mind some of the Lenten Experiment Pieces have been done by Professional Artists who are busy people, so it may take slightly longer for them to post your picture out to you. Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding.
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