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Auction Watch #136

If last week, and the last few weeks, was frustrating for M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors, then this week is a very welcome respite. This week the theme is Class A figures.

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Auction Watch #69 (he he)

It seems like this Auction Watch #69 should be fueled with passion, desire, and maybe a little name calling.

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Manufacturing Error & Warped Figures – UPDATES

Jason Speth and Hawkeye C. recently shared some pictures of excellent examples of both Manufacturing Error Figures and “Warped” M.U.S.C.L.E. figures.

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The 233 Counterfeit Collection

This is the official archive for The University of M.U.S.C.L.E. as it attempts to document a full 233 counterfeit M.U.S.C.L.E. figure collection through the submission of collectors’ pictures. The collection is part of Art 100.

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The M.U.S.C.L.E. Mega-Match Game

The Mega-Match board game is effectively absent from any Mattel and M.U.S.C.L.E.-related documents of the eighties. This does not make the game an accidental oddity that reached the marketplace. The board game is actually very common and, to some degree, regarded as the least exciting aspect of the M.U.S.C.L.E. brand by many collectors. This does not mean there aren’t a few interesting aspects of the board game.

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Manufacturing Error Figures

M.U.S.C.L.E. figures were created using an injection molding process. This process reduces cost, increases efficiency, and produces an outstanding final product. However, it is impossible to have a 100% perfect production process. Errors and slight abnormalities will occasionally arise.

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