Lot # 5: 1982 MOTU: Skeletor 8-Back AFA 80+

Category: Platinum Lots

Starting Bid: $2,500.00

Bids: 15 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2024 Spring Premier Auction",
which ran from 3/8/2024 5:00 PM to
3/24/2024 5:00 PM



Previously sold for a record $17,288 in October 2022.

 

High-grade early release 8-back Skeletor ideally paired with the The Vengeance of Skeletor comic. Difficult to find with clear or near-clear bubble, this one is only lightly tinted and presents beautifully (we must note that it would likely receive a "y" designation if submitted for a regrade). Unlike the later 12-back release, the 8-back Skeletor action figure features boots that are only painted halfway around his ankles and feet. Our example is atypically strong in all three areas: card, bubble, and figure. One of the most popular pop culture villains of the 1980’s, we expect MOTU collectors and crossover collectors alike to come to play when this one hits the auction block on March 24th.  Encapsulated by AFA (80+, 80-85-85), #19858616

 

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